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Attorney tells Hermann aldermen exit from utility group could be costly, lengthy process

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:12 pm

Hermann likely can get out of the contract that provides electricity to municipal governments but it will be expensive and it will be a lengthy endeavor. So says Lee Curtis, the lead attorney in the law firm recently hired to represent the city in its efforts to leave the consortium of local governments — the Missouri Joint Municipal Electric Utility Commission (MJMEUC) — that sells electricity. Curtis Monday night offered

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Hermann prepares to salute current, former military veterans

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:35 pm

Flags will be flying on the second weekend of September as Hermann salutes the nation’s military men and women. Active-duty and retired military personnel will honored Friday through Sunday, Sept. 12-14. Discounts will be available at area merchants and the Advertiser-Courier will be announcing its most patriotic decorated business. Events during the weekend will include a concert by Pilot Grove on Friday, Sept. 12, at the Hermann Amphitheater from 7:30-9:30

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  • First-time donors push Hermann blood drive past goal

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:19 pm

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    Call them the Magnificent Seven. Thanks to the seven first-time donors, the most recent American Red Cross blood drive exceeded its goal. Sponsored by Hermann Area District Hospital and St. George Home and School, the drive held in the St. George gymnasium had a goal of 55 points. It collected 57 units — each having the potential of saving three lives. Each unit of blood collected can be separated into

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  • Hermann aldermen ponder plan for licensing out-of-town food vendors

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 2:01 pm

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    Hermann officials are continuing their discussion on how to charge out-of-town food vendors — an issue that has been on the table for several weeks. The Board of Aldermen Monday night again took up the matter, but opted to take a little longer to consider possible changes to the city’s business license fee structure. City Attorney David Politte suggests that Hermann officials look at the fee system other area towns

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Hermann quarteback Garrett Leimkuehler scores the first of his four touchdowns last Friday against Montgomery County.

Hermann Bearcats open season in a big way over Montgomery County

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:50 pm

Montgomery County’s football stadium felt like a sauna, but the Hermann Bearcats never wilted in their 61-12 season opener against the Wildcats last Friday night. The hot, steamy weather forced most games in central Missouri to be moved back to a 7:30 p.m. start, and it didn’t take long for the Bearcats to unload a stable of talented offensive weapons. “I was pleased with our performance for the first game,”

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  • Bearcat 61-12 win

    Posted on August 24, 2014 at 4:57 pm

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    Hermann’s Dakota Eikermann (left) led the Bearcats in tackles vs. Montgomery County last Friday, a 61-12 win.

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  • Lady ‘Cats softball kicks off this weekend

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    Lady Bearcat Morgan Laboube prepares to make a throw during a practice session.

    Hermann’s girls softball team opens its season on Saturday, Aug. 23, in the New Haven Softball Classic against St. James under new Head Coach Chip Stutzman. Each of the eight teams are guaranteed three games, and they will be played at two ball diamonds, Lions Field and Bock Field. The Lady Bearcats’ game against St. James will start at 11 a.m. at Lions Field. The host New Haven Shamrocks will

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Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

Cathi’s Corner

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:45 pm

I hope the weather is cool as you are reading this. Someone in this town is not living right for us to have such hot temperatures. Admit it and straighten up because these temperatures are crazy and you will be punished! Our sports editor, Don Kruse, mentioned how tough our football players were for playing so hard in their opening football game in the heat. Some of the younger bearcats

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  • Hermann School District lunch menus

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:43 pm

    Hermann  Elementary & Middle School Monday, September 1 LABOR DAY NO SCHOOL Tuesday,  September 2 Super nachos or chicken soft tacos, chopped garden salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, mandarin oranges. 3rd Entree: Taco chef salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, mandarin oranges, tortilla chips. Wednesday, September 3 Chicken patty, grilled chicken or salisbury steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, peas, fresh grapes, fresh fruit, Opaa hot roll. 3rd Entree: Chicken

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  • Hermann prepares to salute current, former military veterans

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:35 pm

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    Flags will be flying on the second weekend of September as Hermann salutes the nation’s military men and women. Active-duty and retired military personnel will honored Friday through Sunday, Sept. 12-14. Discounts will be available at area merchants and the Advertiser-Courier will be announcing its most patriotic decorated business. Events during the weekend will include a concert by Pilot Grove on Friday, Sept. 12, at the Hermann Amphitheater from 7:30-9:30

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Car buffs polish up their wheels for the River City Cruisers’ Car Show Sept. 7.

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:32 pm

This year’s Car Show in the Park will be held Sunday, Sept. 7, in Hermann Park, off Highway 19. The 15th annual River City Cruisers Car Club will feature plenty of autos, food and drink and a 50-50 drawing. There are more than three dozen classes of vehicles with three awards being given in each class, along with a Women’s Choice Award and a People’s Choice Award. For car owners

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  • Lady ‘Cats softball kicks off this weekend

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    Lady Bearcat Morgan Laboube prepares to make a throw during a practice session.

    Hermann’s girls softball team opens its season on Saturday, Aug. 23, in the New Haven Softball Classic against St. James under new Head Coach Chip Stutzman. Each of the eight teams are guaranteed three games, and they will be played at two ball diamonds, Lions Field and Bock Field. The Lady Bearcats’ game against St. James will start at 11 a.m. at Lions Field. The host New Haven Shamrocks will

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  • Hermann Chorus schedules rehearsals for Fall Concert

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:44 pm

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    The Hermann Area Chorus will be warming up its collective vocal chords next week as rehearsals begin for the Fall Concert. Practice begins Thursday, Aug. 21, in the Hermann Middle School music room. Rehearsals will be held Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m. If school is cancelled or closed early on a Thursday, rehearsal will be moved to the following Monday. New singers are welcome; all that is needed is a love

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