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Historical Hermann Museum joins Blue Star program

Posted on April 28, 2015 at 1:50 pm

Historic Hermann Museum has joined over 2,000 museums offering free admission to active military and their immediate families. The Blue Star Museum program includes National Guard and Reserve and runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day every year. The Heritage Room on the second floor of the Historic Hermann Museum features displays of Civil War, WW1, and WW2 artifacts, including some uniforms and weaponry. The former German School, 312 Schiller

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  • Idea grows into plan for murals on Hermann buildings

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 1:41 pm

    Nancy Bennett talks about the work of the Walldogs during a meeting in Hermann last week.

    It was an idea planted a decade ago. “It’s been slowly growing since,” said Betty Hartbauer of the effort to tell Hermann’s story through artwork on walls. Last Thursday night Hartbauer, Theresa Black, Tammy Bruckerhoff and Kathy Durham, members of a women’s group looking to see the seed planted 10 years ago blossom into a cascade of colors, pitched the idea of professional artists coming to town to decorate the

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  • Gore-Case community sets Spring Gathering

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    Gore-Case Community Center.

    In an effort to extend the warmth and security of a more closely knit “Neighborhood” to those land owners and residents of the Gore-Case community, members have added a Spring Gathering to the traditional meeting calendar for 2015. A special effort is being made to extend this invitation to “meet your neighbors” with emphasis on getting to know those who live in – and/or own land in – the general

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  • Hermann native researches era of local dance hall bands

    Posted on March 10, 2015 at 1:09 pm

    Kenneth Johnson

    No doubt about it, the post-war years and into the 1950s was a swinging time for Mid-Missouri counties when most weekends meant at least one night spent at the local dance hall. Kenneth Johnson, a Hermann native, takes us back in time to that era with “Moonlight Serenade to City Lights: Rare Images of Bands and Orchestras form the Dance Hall Era in Missouri.” Johnson and his publisher kicked off

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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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