Steelville News

Steelville man flees from cops

    A Steelville man known for driving without a valid license faces felony charges for that crime and others after allegedly attempting to run from law enforcement on June 5.

Child abuse charges filed against Steelville man

    A Steelville man faces child abuse and assault charges after a June 5 incident where he allegedly attacked a child during an argument between the two.

Freedom Fest is July 4 at city park

    Freedom Fest 2021 will offer fun for the whole family at the Steelville Community Park. The annual Independence Day celebration is sponsored by the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce and offers a full schedule of entertainment and activities, concluding with a spectacular fireworks show.

City mandates safety precautions for nursing home’s water lines

    City of Steelville personnel are concerned with Steelville Senior Living’s (SSL) response to findings of Legionella bacteria in the residential care facility’s water system, but JMS Senior Living CEO Ben Scheulen says they are addressing the issue and questions the quality of the city’s water provided to the care facility.

Whittaker says goodbye to Steelville Schools

            Steelville Schools Superintendent Mike Whittaker finished his career in his hometown district at the school board meeting held on Monday night.

            Whittaker, a Steelville High School graduate, is retiring after 21 years of service to the district as an educator, principal and superintendent.

            School board members took a moment at the beginning of the June meeting to thank Whittaker for his dedication to students, staff and community members.