A Steelville man was apprehended during a search for him for noncompliance in registering as a sex offender and allegedly found with drugs and a stolen gun in his vehicle. He was also subsequently charged in connection to a September 2021 burglary.
After some cryptic negative remarks from Alderwoman Tamra Cape, council members decided to postpone approval of a recreation grant application until the next council meeting but briefly discussed potential plans to make upgrades to the city park.
Steelville School board members heard reports on a potential wrestling program, a School Resource Officer with the county, a facilities update, and approved another Safe Return to School plan in December.
There are only three races set for the April election—one for the mayor of Steelville, one for an aldermanic seat, and one for a director on the fire board. All other available positions had just one candidate file so there is no contest.
Three Rivers Publishing will officially turn 20 years old in 2022, but that’s not the big newspaper anniversary staff members will be celebrating. One of the company’s three weekly newspapers will be marking its 150th anniversary in the spring.