Audio: Biden rallies in St. Louis area for McCaskill: “Our country’s character is on the ballot”

Former Vice President Joe Biden says there’s something different about this year’s election. During a stop last night in the St. Louis suburb of Bridgeton, he urges Missourians to vote next Tuesday for Democratic U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill and eastern Missouri Congressional candidate Cort VanOstran.     During a Wednesday stop at the Machinists’ Hall […]

School Bus

Audio: Missouri school transportation budget running on fumes with $200 million funding gap

(Missourinet) – The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has a 200-million dollar transportation funding shortfall. The department is considering a proposed budget that would ask for more money over a nine-year period to fully fund the expenses, which is 75-percent of a district’s transportation costs. During a State Board of Education meeting in […]

Sliced Bread Day Chillicothe Missouri

Audio: Chillicothe to showcase history of sliced bread during Sliced Bread Day on Saturday

(Missourinet) – On July 7, 1928, the Chillicothe Baking Company in northwest Missouri became the first commercial bakery in recorded history to have bread mechanically cut into uniform slices. The invention, developed by Otto Rohwedder of Iowa, revolutionized the baking world. To celebrate the 90-year milestone, the town of Chillicothe is gearing up for its […]