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Legislative effort to limit revenue would not affect Hermann Municipal Court

Posted on December 18, 2014 at 7:51 am

An effort by a Missouri lawmaker to further limit the amount of municipal court revenue used to fuel a city’s operating budget would not affect Hermann. The Hermann Municipal Court already provides far less than the limit proposed by a St. Louis County state senator. Missouri law now limits the amount of municipal court money to no more than 30 percent of a city’s operating budget, adopted in recent years

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  • Winners named in the Amtrak utility box decorating contest

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 1:40 pm

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    This past summer, the city of Hermann approached the Hermann Garden Club to help it design and landscape the exterior of the new train station. The Garden Club, working with Ben Laboube, director of Hermann Parks Department, City Administrator Mark Wallace and Creekside Nursery, completed most of the job this past fall. “One of the last tasks to complete the project was to decorate the big, ugly utility box that

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  • Gasconade County 911 panel could take another step toward consolidation

    Posted on November 4, 2014 at 1:25 pm

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    Emergency dispatching services in Gasconade County could move a step closer to consolidation this week  if 911 officials place a couple Hermann-area services under the Central Dispatch umbrella. Hermann Area Ambulance District Chief Doug Clark, one of the seven members of the Gasconade County 911 Central Dispatch Board of Directors, confirmed that an effort likely would be made this month to move ambulance service — and possibly fire service —

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  • ‘Arts Walks & Talks’ on tap for this weekend in Hermann

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 2:52 pm

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    “Art Walks & Talks,” a special free self-guided walking tour to art galleries, a garden, a church, and a museum in the Hermann Historic District, is set for this weekend. Artwork includes oils, watercolors, metal sculpture, photography, and fiber arts by artists known regionally, nationally, and internationally. This tour is sponsored by the Artists of Wine Country and will feature a few very brief “Art Talks”  at the various locations

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  • Lines drawn early in public hearing on Hermann planning panel proposal

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Ninety minutes into Monday night’s public hearing, the two sides appeared to be clearly drawn — those who favor more guest houses in residential areas and those who don’t. By the 90-minute mark, only two of the six Planning & Zoning Commission recommendations had been taken up for consideration. The aldermen had a long night ahead of them. The aldermen could vote on the recommendations regarding lodging facilities at their

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  • A discussion about the Ebola virus

    Posted on October 7, 2014 at 2:44 pm

    Curtis Thomas of the Hermann Area District Hospital.

    “Should I be concerned about Ebola?” a friend of mine recently asked.  I thought that was a fair question since we now have the first documented case in the United States, so I did some research on the subject with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).  Here’s what I found out: The Ebola virus is a member of the Filovirus family and

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  • Hermann Jaycees prepare for their first Bier & Wine Garten during Oktoberfest

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:34 pm

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    The Hermann Jaycees will be hosting their Jaycees Bier and Wine Garten each Saturday of October, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., at the Hermann Sesquicentennial Park on Gutenberg Street. This is the Hermann Jaycees first time hosting this event and organizers are excited about new events including stein hoisting and a Friday night event for locals. This Friday night, Oct. 3, the Bier and Wine Garten will be open to encourage Hermannites

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