Steelville News

Adams Logging wins Logger of the Year award again

Local timber harvesters with Larry Adams Logging were awarded the St. Louis Regional Logger of the Year award for 2018. This is the second time in three years that this crew has won the award. The local business has been logging in the area for 43 years.

Council talks about a new dog pound

Steelville City Council members have agreed to do further research into options for building a new facility to house unwanted dogs in the city. Although funding has always been cited as the reason why improvements haven’t been made in the past, a fundraising offer from a local rescue organization to assist with that problem has council members reconsidering the issue.

Old middle school restoration would be costly

It could cost an estimated $5.75 million to renovate the Steelville School District’s old middle school building, originally constructed in 1938. That figure was presented by engineer Jack Mentink at the school board meeting held on Monday, November 19, during a report he gave on his evaluation of the old structure. On the flip side, the cost to demolish the old building could be between $300,000 and $500,000.

STARCO Holiday Shoppe opening November 29

    Shop local and support local artisans at the Steelville Arts Councils Holiday Shoppe at Gallery Zeke.
    The Holiday Shoppe will be open from November 29 thru December 22, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All items are created by hand from local artisans and priced to fit all budgets.