Steelville News

New playground, ADA updates needed for schools

    A new playground at the downtown campus and ADA accessibility to the high school band room and stage are the two projects Steelville Schools Superintendent Mike Whittaker wants to get underway before he leaves the district at the end of June.

Weapons charge filed against Steelville man

    A 20-year-old Steelville man stands charged with a felony after reportedly admitting to firing shots out of his car on Sanke Road.

Superintendent announces retirement

    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.

Council approves concept of MTB trail on city property

    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.

Rescue group questions agreement to build new pound

    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.