Steelville News

City council hears from energy co-op

           Steelville City Council members heard an update from the city’s energy cooperative at their last July meeting, learning the co-op is asking it’s member cities for a longer-term contract in order to have better leverage in seeking lower-cost power sources.

Gallery Zeke features recycled art in August

            “Creative Re-Imaginings” is the current exhibit on display at Gallery Zeke on Main Street in Steelville. The show is an exhibit of art (mobiles, wall art, jewelry, glass and more) made from recycled sources including wood, feathers, paper, and glass. Most pieces are available to purchase.

Next phase of Steelville Bike Park is underway

            Steelville Mountain Bike Collective members talked to the city council about the location for the next phase of the bike park at the August 1 meeting. Ground was broken on the new project that day and volunteers with the local organization wanted to ensure there was no conflict with plans the city may have for the future or with city utilities.

Yarn art and pottery featured at gallery this month

            Heartland Arts Gallery and Gifts’ August Featured Artist is Laura Friz. Her items on display and for purchase are handspun yarns, handknit apparel, felted items, and hand-thrown pottery.