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Hermann residents will face higher electricity meter fees

Posted on January 23, 2015 at 11:02 am

Residents will pay a larger electric meter fee to help pay for a growing deficit in the city’s utility program. Just how much more residents will pay is unclear. The Hermann Board of Aldermen accepted a recommendation of its Utility Advisory Board (UAB) to raise the meter fee as a short-term move to raise revenue while a more-detailed review is made of the city’s electric rate structure. City officials said

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Old Courthouse windows could wind up as part of Historical Society expansion

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:32 pm

The old windows coming out of the Gasconade County Courthouse could end up being installed as part of an addition to the county’s Historical Society building. But the immediate question for county government and Historical Society officials is what to do with the windows until the time comes for such an addition. “We have no place to put them,” said Associate Commissioner Jerry Lairmore. Lois Puchta of the Historical Society,

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  • HADH, Mercy work on details of due-diligence review

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    Hermann Area District Hospital

    The detailed examination of business operations at Hermann Area District Hospital by Mercy Health experts will take longer to begin than first thought. Administrators of HADH and Mercy Hospital Washington still are hammering out the details of the agreement that clears the way for a 90-day due diligence review of the local hospital by a Mercy Health team. That review could lead to a greater involvement of Mercy Health —

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  • ‘Handful’ of hopefuls lobby for appointment to Gasconade County Commission

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 12:31 pm

    The Gasconade County Courthouse.

    Just how many Gasconade County residents are being considered by Gov. Jay Nixon for appointment to a seat on the County Commission is unclear. What is clear is that the person tabbed for the Northern District Associate Commissioner’s seat might again be someone not recommended by the Democrat or Republican parties. The seat became vacant officially Jan. 1 when Northern District Associate Commissioner Larry Miskel took office as Presiding Commissioner.

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Brooke Grosse goes in for layup against Wright City Monday night.

Brooke Grosse leads Lady ‘Cats in tourney win over Wright City

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:43 pm

Freshman guard Brooke Grosse paced the Lady Bearcats and led all scorers Monday night in Hermann’s 57-25 win over Wright City. Grosse tallied 15 points on the night in the opening-round win in the Hermann Invitational Girls Tournament. With the absence of two schools, this year’s tournament has become a Round Robin event, rather than a standard two-sided bracket format. In the other first-night girls’ game, the Owensville Dutchgirls doubled

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  • Hermann wins trifecta against Chamois Tuesday night

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 7:58 am

    Lady Bearcats senior guard Tesla Ruediger, seen here in action earlier this season, scored 20 points Tuesday night against Chamois.

    The Bearcats won two and a half games Tuesday night — a rare triple-bill event featuring both boys’ and girls’ teams on the ‘Cats’ home court. The Varsity boys defeated the Pirate 53-31 behind a balanced scoring attack that saw eight players put up points. The Varsity Lady Bearcats slipped past the Lady Pirates by a single bucket — 40-38 — with senior guard Tesla Ruediger leading the charge with

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  • Mat Hug leads Bearcats to 3rd-Place honors over New Bloomfield

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:46 am

    Hermann guard Mat Hug goes up for a shot against South Callaway in a game earlier this season. Hug scored 20 Saturday night against New Bloomfield in the South Callaway Tournament.

    Junior guard Mat Hug scored 20 points — including Hermann’s only two 3-pointers in the game — in leading the Bearcats over New Bloomfield 50-45 Saturday night to claim 3rd Place in the South Callaway Boys Invitational Tournament. On the girls’ side of the South Callaway Tournament, Harrisburg edged Hermann for 3rd-Place honors 66-61, despite a 23-point night by Lady Bearcats’ senior guard Tesla Ruediger. For coverage of the Hermann

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January is month for celebrating Norton

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:49 pm

January is Norton Month in Missouri! Winter is the perfect time to sit by the fire and enjoy a glass of Norton.  Big and bold, one of our prized wines on the Hermann Wine Trail, we have many Norton wines to choose from. The Norton grape originated around 1830 near Richmond, Va., it made its way to Missouri and was planted by German immigrants who settled in Hermann, Mo. A

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  • At The River’s Edge: Debate flows freely about Missouri River water

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:40 pm

    Hermann Advertiser-Courier Editor Buck Collier

    In listening to Gov. Jay Nixon’s State of the State message last week to a joint session of the Missouri General Assembly, I was struck by a portion of his speech about a concern that has become all too common for Missouri governors . . . of both parties. The need for the Show-Me State to protect the water of the Missouri River. Not just protect in the sense of

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  • Sen. Kehoe to speak at Hermann Chamber Awards Banquet

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:24 pm

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    Missouri Sen. Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, is scheduled to speak next month at the Hermann Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual gathering. The Chamber’s Gerald Engemann Memorial Awards Banquet is set for Thursday, Feb. 19, in the Hermann Hill Conference Center. A social hour begins at 6 p.m. with the banquet set for 7. Elected to his second term in November, Kehoe represents the Senate’s 6th District, which includes the Hermann

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January is month for celebrating Norton

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:49 pm

January is Norton Month in Missouri! Winter is the perfect time to sit by the fire and enjoy a glass of Norton.  Big and bold, one of our prized wines on the Hermann Wine Trail, we have many Norton wines to choose from. The Norton grape originated around 1830 near Richmond, Va., it made its way to Missouri and was planted by German immigrants who settled in Hermann, Mo. A

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  • Brooke Grosse leads Lady ‘Cats in tourney win over Wright City

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:43 pm

    Brooke Grosse goes in for layup against Wright City Monday night.

    Freshman guard Brooke Grosse paced the Lady Bearcats and led all scorers Monday night in Hermann’s 57-25 win over Wright City. Grosse tallied 15 points on the night in the opening-round win in the Hermann Invitational Girls Tournament. With the absence of two schools, this year’s tournament has become a Round Robin event, rather than a standard two-sided bracket format. In the other first-night girls’ game, the Owensville Dutchgirls doubled

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  • Hermann United Methodist Church to host concert

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:29 pm

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    Hermann United Methodist Church is proud to announce the Hannibal-LaGrange Chamber Choir will once again perform here on Feb. 15 at the 10:45 worship service.  The choir will present  a program of a cappella and other styles of contemporary Christian music using a wide variety of instruments. The team of men and women will also share testimonies, scripture, and life experiences. The public is invited to join in the service

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