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Hermann Advertiser-Courier Editor Buck Collier

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

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:40 pm

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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  • Hermann, St. George School menus

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:35 pm

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    Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, February 2 Cheeseburger or 3 cheese grilled cheese Opaa! Tomato soup, fresh broccoli with dip, tropical fruit, peaches.  3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, peas, tropical fruit, peaches, Blueberry fruit muffin.  Tuesday, February 3 Chicken strips or BBQ chicken nachos, fresh garden salad, Texas pinto’s, fresh orange smiles, applesauce. 3rd Entree: Taco salad, Texas pinto’s fresh orange smiles, applesauce, cornbread. Wednesday, February 4 Chicken

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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

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    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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  • St. George School names 2nd Quarter honor students

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 12:50 pm

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    The following students were named to the 2nd Quarter Honor Rolls at St. George School:   8th Grade “A” Honor Roll Hannah Bader Caraline Brune Emma Godat Sam Holland Brenna Jones Chet Moeckli Shey Mundwiller Aaron Overkamp Andrew Schannuth Allison Stiers Allison Williman 8th Grade “B” Honor Roll Will Elbert Dane Speckhals Madalyn Peterson Jack Winkelmann 7th Grade “A” Honor Roll Ginny Borgerding Madison Coleman Gabriella Engemann Josh Hagedorn Carter

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  • Hermann, St. George school menus

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 12:49 pm

    school lunch

    Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, January 26 Hot dog on bun with mac & cheese or chicken patty on bun, fresh tomato slices, fresh garden salad, green beans, fresh apple, pineapple. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, fresh tomato slices, fresh apple, pineapple, Blueberry fruit muffin.  Tuesday, January 27 New Item Super nachos or chicken tortilla soup with cornbread, chopped garden salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, orange pineapple

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  • Gasconade R-1s Back Program gets big boost from Three Rivers Co-op group

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 12:46 pm

    The local school district's Backpack Program for kids gets a big boost from a Three Rivers Electric Cooperative group.

    The Hermann Community Food Pantry’s Backpack Program received a $5000 grant from Three Rivers’ Helping Hands Community Foundation’s “Change for Life” Program this week. “This grant will go a long way toward feeding the children in the Backpack Program” said Kathi Ham, president of the Hermann Community Food Pantry. “We can’t thank Three Rivers enough for their wonderful grant that will feed hungry children in our area and for their

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  • Hermann High School students will get introduction to area employers

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 12:36 pm


    Local high school students will have an opportunity to hear from Hermann-area employers during an Employer  Panel Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Hermann High School. The event is a project of the Hermann Regional Economic Development Corporation (HREDC), a year-old consortium of businesses and employers working to strengthen the local economy. Heading HREDC is Gasconade County R-1 Superintendent Chris Neale. The Employer Panel will allow local businesses to showcase their products

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