Steelville Middle School was determined to host its annual meal and program to honor local veterans and active military for Veterans Day, despite the need to social distance due to the coronavirus pandemic. School staff and students planned and executed an outdoor event on Friday, November 6.
Steelville Telephone Exchange has received $29.6 million in federal funding to continue its work to bring high-speed internet to its customers.
Workers for the city of Steelville will go back to paper timecards after the council voted to discontinue usage of a timeclock on Monday, November 2. Only one alderman voted against the change, citing the expenditure of funds for the new system as the reason for his decision.
• Alderman complains about lack of dog registrations
The city of Steelville will contribute up to $10,000 towards the construction of a new dog pound, adding to the nearly $30,000 raised by local animal rescue group Santana’s Hope 4 Paws for a new facility. Discussion on the topic, however, also included complaints from one alderman about dog registration enforcement and concerns from an alderwoman about the volunteer group’s role with the new facility.
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