After eight years as superintendent—but a total of 21 years in the Steelville School District—Mike Whittaker is retiring. He has accepted a position with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and will begin as a Supervisor of Instruction on July 1.
Steelville city council members have approved the concept of utilizing city property to construct a mountain biking trail. This will allow members of the Steelville MTB Collective to more effectively solicit donations and grant funding for the project.
Misunderstandings and errors and lack of information were the elements of the discussion held about the construction of a new animal shelter at the April 5 Steelville City Council meeting.
The weather was perfect on Saturday for local children to gather Easter eggs placed at the Steelville community park by Missouri Representative Jason Chipman and supporters. Chipman’s Easter Egg Hunt began at 10 a.m. on April 3 and included 10,000 Easter eggs placed in the park for children to find. There were individual areas designated for children of all ages and more than enough goodies for those in attendance.
A cornhole tournament held on Saturday, April 3, raised $465 to go toward trade school scholarships for Steelville School District students. The event was sponsored by the Steelville Welcome Center.