Extreme Drought header 2018

Northern Missouri drought escalates into extreme conditions

Warmer than normal temperatures dominated the region, with the Upper Midwest having the greatest departures with temperatures 4-6 degrees above normal. It was also a fairly dry week over the region with only spotty precipitation over portions of central Illinois into Indiana. Minnesota into northwest Iowa recorded the most precipitation during the week as the […]

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 […]

Justice

Judge rules woman’s name will be used in Greitens criminal trial

The St. Louis judge presiding over the felony invasion of privacy case against Governor Eric Greitens has ruled on several key requests during today’s pre-trial hearing. Judge Rex Burlison has ruled against the prosecution’s request that the former mistress be referred to as the “victim.” Defense attorney Jim Martin argued that the term is prejudicial. Burlison […]

Livingston County Library

Livingston County Library to celebrate “Share Your History”

The Livingston County Library and the Grand River Museum of Chillicothe will observe Preservation Month by providing two opportunities for individuals to share Livingston County history. Anyone can bring pictures or family heirlooms pertaining to the county’s history to “Share Your History” at the library in Chillicothe May 12th from 10 o’clock to noon and […]