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Hermann Catering bakes up a new Thanksgiving tradition

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:32 pm

Pumpkin pie is a traditional pie for Thanksgiving feasts. Last week, a new pie was introduced in town. Hermann Catering, the exclusive baking company for Sugar Momma’s, took a traditional pumpkin pie recipe and added a local twist, Calvin’s 1836 Root Beer. The new pie, Calvin’s 1836 Root Beer Pumpkin Pie, is the creative effort of the Hermann Catering baking team of Theresa Black, Stephanie Hughes and Juanita Monnig. The

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Hermann ALCO closing its doors; will shutter sometime after Christmas

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:52 pm

Retailer ALCO is having a going-out-of-business sale. The Texas-based retailer will shutter “sometime after Christmas,” according to a store spokesman. The move comes after the company filed for bankruptcy protection. At City Hall, the news was met with disappointment. During Monday night’s Board of Aldermen meeting, Mayor Tom Shabel noted that ALCO’s closing means a loss of tax revenue and a loss of jobs for the community.

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  • Gasconade R-1 District earns Gold Award as being breastfeeding-friendly worksite

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 12:39 pm

    HES Principal Kendra Brune, left, accepts the Gold Award from Susan Kady of Gasconade County Health Department for being a breastfeeding-friendly worksite.

    RR Donnelley in Owensville and Gasconade County R-1 School District in Hermann have joined a growing number of Missouri businesses by becoming Gold Level Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksites. The Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Program is a collaborative between the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and the Missouri Breastfeeding Coalition. The program aims to bring an increased awareness about the importance of worksite lactation support.  Breastfeeding-friendly employers proactively support

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  • Streck Foundation donates new floodlight to HHS drama students

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 12:29 pm

    Streck Foundation members with HHS drama students, their instructor and Superintendent Chris Neale.

    The Edwin P. and Mary E. Streck Foundation has donated a new spotlight for the Hermann High School theatre department. “It was a wonderful surprise to come into a program that had just received a very special gift from such a generous council. We were very much in need of a new follow spot — the new one replaced another that was most likely over 40 years old. I am

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Hermann grad Brooks shines in tip-off at Webster

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:58 pm

The Webster University women’s basketball team opened its season with a 70-51 win over Dominican University of Illinois in the Cavallo Tip-Off Tournament at Grant Gymnasium on Nov. 15. Ashley Brooks, a junior point guard from Hermann, had 20 points to lead the Gorloks in the victory. Brooks, a 2011 Hermann High School graduate, was a starter for the Lady Gorlocks in both tournament games. She was 9-for-14 from the

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  • Hermann boys, girls open seasons with wins

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:54 pm

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    Hermann’s boys and girls basketball teams both opened their seasons on the road Monday night, and both came away with non-conference wins. The Bearcats, marking the return of head coach Tim Wenkel, defeated Northwest of Cedar Hill, 52-44. They used a stout defense to build a 27-18 halftime lead, then held off a second-half charge by Northwest. The Bearcats had problems at the free throw line, though, where made only

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  • Schannuth, Gleeson off to impressive start

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 12:42 pm

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    Hermann High School graduates Jake Schannuth and Jamie Gleeson have made the starting lineups for their respective basketball teams. Schannuth, a 6-5, 230-pound sophomore, is playing small forward for the No. 4-ranked (NAIA) Kansas Benedictine Ravens. He has put up some impressive statistics through the Ravens’ first six games, scoring in double figures in four of them. More impressive, however, is his field goal percentage. Schannuth has made 14 of

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Hermann ALCO closing its doors; will shutter sometime after Christmas

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:52 pm

Retailer ALCO is having a going-out-of-business sale. The Texas-based retailer will shutter “sometime after Christmas,” according to a store spokesman. The move comes after the company filed for bankruptcy protection. At City Hall, the news was met with disappointment. During Monday night’s Board of Aldermen meeting, Mayor Tom Shabel noted that ALCO’s closing means a loss of tax revenue and a loss of jobs for the community.

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  • Hermann, St. George school menus

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:37 pm

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    Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, December 1 Cheesburger or 3 cheese grilled cheese, sweet potato fries, fresh broccoli with dip, tropical fruit, peaches. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, peas, tropical fruit, peaches, blueberry fruit muffin.  Tuesday, December 2 Soft tacos or chicken nuggets, fresh garden salad, Texas pinto’s, fresh orange smiles, applesauce. 3rd Entree: Taco salad, Texas pintos, fresh orange smiles, applesauce, cornbread. Wednesday, December 3 Chicken patty,

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  • Hermann Catering bakes up a new Thanksgiving tradition

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:32 pm

    new pie web

    Pumpkin pie is a traditional pie for Thanksgiving feasts. Last week, a new pie was introduced in town. Hermann Catering, the exclusive baking company for Sugar Momma’s, took a traditional pumpkin pie recipe and added a local twist, Calvin’s 1836 Root Beer. The new pie, Calvin’s 1836 Root Beer Pumpkin Pie, is the creative effort of the Hermann Catering baking team of Theresa Black, Stephanie Hughes and Juanita Monnig. The

    Read Full Story

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HHS grad Ashley Brooks

Hermann grad Brooks shines in tip-off at Webster

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:58 pm

The Webster University women’s basketball team opened its season with a 70-51 win over Dominican University of Illinois in the Cavallo Tip-Off Tournament at Grant Gymnasium on Nov. 15. Ashley Brooks, a junior point guard from Hermann, had 20 points to lead the Gorloks in the victory. Brooks, a 2011 Hermann High School graduate, was a starter for the Lady Gorlocks in both tournament games. She was 9-for-14 from the

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  • Hermann Elementary School sets concert by 1st-, 2nd-Graders

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:43 pm

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    The 1st- and 2nd-Grade students at Hermann Elementary School will present their holiday music concert Tuesday, Dec. 9. The students will perform first in an afternoon matinee at 1:30 p.m. and again at 7.  

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  • Streck Foundation donates new floodlight to HHS drama students

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 12:29 pm

    Streck Foundation members with HHS drama students, their instructor and Superintendent Chris Neale.

    The Edwin P. and Mary E. Streck Foundation has donated a new spotlight for the Hermann High School theatre department. “It was a wonderful surprise to come into a program that had just received a very special gift from such a generous council. We were very much in need of a new follow spot — the new one replaced another that was most likely over 40 years old. I am

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