Austin Peterson

Audio: Missouri candidate receives death threats for gun device giveaway

(Missourinet) – Missouri Republican U.S. Senate candidate Austin Petersen says he’s received several death threats since announcing a giveaway of a machine that makes unserialized guns. During a podcast on Missourinet affiliate KZRG in Joplin, Petersen says the threats made on social media include hoping he gets shot in the face and his head blown […]

Austin Peterson

Audio: Missouri candidate gets anticipated publicity for controversial giveaway

A candidate in next month’s primary election is getting anticipated publicity for holding another controversial giveaway.     Missouri Republican U.S. Senate candidate Austin Petersen is giving away a Ghost Gunner 2 – a device that can make parts for a firearm, including semi-automatic rifles. Petersen says ghost guns are untraceable by the federal government […]

Traffic Accident

Two teenagers injured after forage harvester strikes car east of Hamilton

The Highway Patrol reports two area teens sustained minor injuries after a forage harvester struck a car one mile east of Hamilton Friday afternoon. Forty-six-year-old Michael Sweiger of Weatherby drove the forage harvester east on the shoulder and driving lane of U. S. Highway 36 west of Sunset Road, and 18-year-old Phillip Davis of Kingston […]

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 […]

Rollover Accident

Crash near Chillicothe injures infant and teenager when pickup overturns

The Highway Patrol reports a teen and an infant sustained minor injuries when the pickup truck they were passengers in overturned four miles west of Chillicothe Wednesday afternoon. The Patrol reports 19-year-old William Simpson of Chillicothe drove south on Route Y when he failed to negotiate a left curve, and the pickup ran off the […]