Steelville News

Absentee ballots now available for April 6 election

    The Crawford County Clerk’s Office now has absentee ballots available for the April 6 General Municipal Election.
    In Steelville, there are races for school board and city council on the ballot.

Troutt elected Chamber president

    The Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce will see a change in leadership this month when a new president takes over at the annual banquet meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 16 at Bass’ River Resort.

Aldermen, mayor argue about city business

    The animosity between council members and mayor was again evident at the February 22 Steelville City Council meeting as arguments became heated at times, even leading to the mayor pounding his gavel at one point to punctuate his displeasure with the discussion. Two major topics of discord involved a camera installed in the city’s main office and an unauthorized purchase by two aldermen.

SHS boys and girls win district titles

    Lady Cardinals Coach Seth Collins is getting used to this, but Steelville High School boys basketball Coach John Tolly enjoyed a new experience last week. Collins won his third district championship, but it was Tolly’s first…and it almost got the best of him.

Steelville group promotes bike park on city property

    Steelville could become a destination for outdoor enthusiasts for another reason in addition to floating on area rivers. The Steelville MTB (Mountain Biking) Collective is a newly formed group pitching a bike park to the city of Steelville, and they have met with support from the council so far.