Flooded land

Relief efforts for Nebraska flood victims have local collection sites

Donations of cleaning supplies, paper items, and non-perishable food can be dropped off at locations in Chillicothe and Gallatin to provide relief to Fremont and North Bend, Nebraska, which have been affected by flooding. Donations for Show Nebraska MO Love can be dropped off at the Chillicothe Hy-Vee and Dungy’s Market of Gallatin through March […]

Sliced Bread Day Chillicothe Missouri

Audio: Missouri House gives final approval to “Sliced Bread Day” legislation

Legislation designating July 7th of each year as “Missouri Sliced Bread Day” has been given final approval by the Missouri House. The bill encourages Missourians to participate in events to commemorate the first sale of sliced bread, which happened in 1928 in northwest Missouri’s Chillicothe. State Representative Rusty Black notes Chillicothe is on Highway 36, […]

Bridge Work

Opening of Newtown Branch Bridge delayed

The Missouri Department of Transportation reports winter precipitation and freezing temperatures have delayed the planned reopening of the Highway 139 Newtown Branch Bridge. The Newtown Branch Bridge is now expected to reopen in early April. Contractors from Widel, Incorporated, working with MoDOT, closed the bridge for a replacement project in January. MoDOT notes the work […]

Firetruck

Chillicothe Fire Department provides aid to Hale Fire District; home a total loss

The Chillicothe Fire Department provided mutual aid for a structure fire Friday morning that Captain Derrick Allen says left a home a total loss. Allen reports the Hale Fire Protection District requested a tanker and personnel to help control the fully involved fire at 22124 U. S. Highway 65. Chillicothe firefighters observed heavy fire throughout […]