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Gasconade County Master Gardeners to host talk by beekeeper

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:26 pm

On Tuesday, March 10, at 6:30 p.m. the Gasconade County Master Gardeners will host beekeeper Phil Manne at the Community Room of the Swiss Evangelical Reformed Church at 2082 Swiss Church Road, adjacent to Highway 19. Manne has been harvesting between 10-23 gallons of honey annually for the last 10 years.  He is currently managing six hives at two different locations.  Phil and his wife, Margie, live just outside of

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  • Brunch & Blooms set March 8 at Valentine Hall

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:16 pm

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    The beautiful Valentine Hall will be the setting for Brunch & Blooms, sponsored Sunday, March 8, by Church of the Risen Savior, Starkenburg/Rhineland. “Our parish is blessed with the Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows, St. Martin’s Church Museum, Church of the Risen Savior, Valentine Hall, and our beautiful cemeteries, St. Martin’s Cemetery and St. Joseph’s Cemetery,” said the Rev. William D. Debo. “Proceeds from this event will benefit the

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  • Cathi’s Corner

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 12:04 pm

    Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

    Daylight savings time starts Sunday. Yippee! We get another hour of  light to enjoy our day! At BP the other day. Something unusual happened. A teenage boy held the door open for me. Not where he holds the door behind him in case someone is coming but the good old fashioned, hold the door, waved his hand for me to proceed and held the door open until I passed. You

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  • Hermann BOA endorses plan for citywide art project

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 11:55 am

    St. George 1st Grader Eric Chorley's artwork that will decorate the utility box at the AMTRAK Station.

    Chicago has its statues of cows. Kansas City has its fountains. Hermann is about to have its utility boxes. Decorated utility boxes, that is, and what could be the latest thing to be used to attract tourists: Public art. Last year’s effort to decorate the utility box at the new Amtrak Station in a local student’s artwork will be expanded citywide after last Monday night’s backing from the Hermann Board

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  • St. George’s Brenna Jones wins another big contest

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 10:33 am

    Brenna Jones

    St. George School 8th-Grader Brenna Jones has followed her success as a writer with an equal amount of success as a speaker. Jones recently was named the state champion of the Winston Churchill Student Speech Competition, held at Westminster College in Fulton. Held at the National Churchill Museum, Brenna’s topic was “The Price of Greatness is Responsibility,” taken from a Winston Churchill speech Sept. 6, 1943, at Harvard University. As

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  • Frene Valley Health Center joins StoneBridge family

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 2:45 pm

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    On Feb. 1, Frene Valley Health Center became Frene Valley of Hermann – A StoneBridge Community. Jenny Van Booven, administrator, hosted an Open House on Tuesday, Feb. 10, inviting families and the community to meet the new owners.  Residents and family alike attended the party, enjoying refreshments while meeting the four siblings who own and operate StoneBridge Senior Living. The evening started with Cathy Lloyd, previous owner of both facilities,

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  • Hermann aldermen give final OK to electricity meter fee increase

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 2:22 pm

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    Final approval was granted Monday night to an increase in the Hermann’s monthly electric meter fee. The Board of Aldermen gave second approval to legislation increasing the meter fee for residents form $12 to $30 per month. The fee is assessed, also, to commercial and industrial users and increases in size depending on the size of the user. A hike in the meter fee is the first step in what

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