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Missouri Veterans Commission elects Commission Chair and Vice-Chair

The Missouri Veterans Commission welcomed three new Commissioners and elected a Commission Chair and Vice-Chair during the March 26, 2021 meeting. Randy Alewel, Kelly McClelland, and Steve Maples were appointed to the Commission by Governor Mike Parson on February 4, 2021, and recently confirmed by the Missouri State Senate. During the March 26 meeting, Kelly […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Man from Lancaster life-flighted to hospital after crashing near Queen City

The Highway Patrol reports a Lancaster man sustained serious injuries when a truck overturned three miles east of Queen City the night of December 14th. An air ambulance transported 26-year-old Ethan Strunk to the University Hospital in Columbia. The truck traveled south on Germania Avenue before running off the left side, overturning, and coming to […]

Shed with wire over Window (Nazi or German prison camp)

Deportation of German citizen who was Nazi concentration camp guard upheld by Board of Immigration appeals

The Board of Immigration Appeals has dismissed the appeal of Tennessee resident Friedrich Karl Berger, a German citizen who was ordered removed from the United States earlier this year on the basis of his service in Nazi Germany in 1945 as an armed guard of concentration camp prisoners in the Neuengamme Concentration Camp system (Neuengamme). […]

Veterans

3000 masks to be presented to Chillicothe VFW and American Legion through “Mask-a-Vet” campaign

Missouri-based non-government organization United States Exercise Tiger Foundation will present 3,000 masks in six boxes to Chillicothe VFW and American Legion staff officers. The masks will arrive by aircraft to the Chillicothe Airport Wednesday, September 23rd at noon. The Mask A Vet campaign began in August with the delivery of Missouri’s State Emergency Management Agency […]

Music Festival

Princeton Chamber of Commerce to host open-air music this Saturday

The Princeton Chamber of Commerce will host an open-air concert this Saturday evening, August 22, 2020. The event will feature traditional German music of Karl Schoeder followed by local Christian Band Steadfast Grace. Those attending can have dinner served on-site by Norm’s Barbecue with fresh-squeezed lemonade to be provided by the Princeton chamber of commerce. […]

Netflix

What’s coming to Netflix in August of 2020

August is typically a slow month for TV series and a dumping ground for movies, and Netflix Inc. doesn’t seem to be immune from that trend. Notable additions include new seasons of international series such as Denmark’s post-apocalyptic drama “Rain” (Aug. 6), Spain’s period drama “High Seas” (Aug. 7), and Brazil’s dystopian thriller “3%” (Aug. […]

Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Photo Credit: Missouri Life Magazine)

Audio: Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church to be restored and converted to Bethel Black History Museum

The Grand River Museum of Chillicothe was involved in the moving of the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church of Chillicothe in September 2018. Museum Curator Pam Clingerman explains a board member informed her before the move that a church built in 1868 was going to be torn down, and the board wanted to save the […]

Sliced Bread Mural

Grand River Historical Society and Museum of Chillicothe announce activities for “Sliced Bread Day”

The Grand River Historical Society and Museum of Chillicothe will recognize Sliced Bread Day next week. The museum will be open Tuesday, July 7th from 10 to 4 o’clock with several new exhibits and the original Rohwedder bread slicer on loan from the Smithsonian. The museum will have several antique and vintage vehicles on display […]

Governor Parson and Christine Smith

Pfizer facility in Chesterfield, Missouri scaling up operations for COVID-19 vaccine production

Governor Mike Parson was joined by Christine Smith, head of the Pfizer Biotherapeutics and Pharmaceutical Sciences Department and site head of Pfizer’s Research and Development facility in Chesterfield.  Pfizer’s Chesterfield facility is one of three Pfizer-owned sites in the United States that has been identified as an initial manufacturing center for COVID-19 vaccine production.  “For […]