On July 6, Steelville aldermen voted to increase pay for three out of four city hall workers, in spite of a request from the mayor to table the decision until he could consider it further, and despite the fact the annual budget had just been approved without the increases at the previous meeting.
A group of Main Street merchants, calling itself the Steelville Downtown Partnership, is offering a new fun activity for our town. “Canoes Clues” is a citywide scavenger hunt, which focuses on Steelville’s iconic and picturesque canoes.
Steelville will soon have a mountain bike trail and a celebration of the beginning of the trail building was held at the Community Park on Saturday, June 26.
The Ozarks Region and Crawford County are full of immeasurable talent but there often aren’t a lot of gathering spaces within rural communities. Ozark Connect was formed to give hard-working, talented, and knowledgeable folks a platform to share their gifts and to create an open and inviting space for collaboration. Ozark Connect wants to make local talent and passed-down wisdom a true centerpiece of our community for locals and travelers alike.
Travelers with The Great Race passed through Steelville on Tuesday, June 22. Rolla hosted a lunch stop for the 2021 “Hemmings Motor News” Great Race presented by Hagerty on Tuesday and cars then passed through St. James and Steelville that afternoon.