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Norman Horn makes a stop in Hermann Friday afternoon on his way across the country.

Walking for kids: Pennsylvania man treks across country to raise awareness of pediatric cancer

Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:39 pm

Most people can’t wait to kick off their shoes after a long day of being on their feet. For Norman Horn, that’s especially true. Halfway through a six-month journey, Horn is spending every day on his feet — walking across the country to raise awareness about childhood cancer. His travel brought him through Hermann and New Haven this weekend. He spent Saturday night at the Stone Giraffe in Hermann; Saturday’s

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  • KIDS COUNT: Missouri continues slide in issues affecting children

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 11:22 am

    Signing in teacher

    The welfare of Missouri’s children is continuing to slide backwards, according to the 2014 version of KIDS COUNT. The annual analysis of quality-of-life factors that reaches down to the county level of each state is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a national organization, and partner agencies in each state. For a full version, see this week’s edition of the Advertiser-Courier.

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  • Gloe is awarded Hermann hospital scholarship

    Posted on June 24, 2014 at 3:58 pm


    Emma Gloe is the recipient of the Hermann Area District Hospital Auxiliary scholarship. She is a 2014 graduate of Hermann High School.  She will attend the University of Missouri and major in Biochemistry next year on the pre-med track through the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. Her plans are to become a pathologist. Presenting her the scholarship award is Dan McKinney, administrator at Hermann Area District Hospital.

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