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Lady Bearcat Morgan Laboube prepares to make a throw during a practice session.

Lady ‘Cats softball kicks off this weekend

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 2:21 pm

Hermann’s girls softball team opens its season on Saturday, Aug. 23, in the New Haven Softball Classic against St. James under new Head Coach Chip Stutzman. Each of the eight teams are guaranteed three games, and they will be played at two ball diamonds, Lions Field and Bock Field. The Lady Bearcats’ game against St. James will start at 11 a.m. at Lions Field. The host New Haven Shamrocks will

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  • Hermann Chorus schedules rehearsals for Fall Concert

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:44 pm

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    The Hermann Area Chorus will be warming up its collective vocal chords next week as rehearsals begin for the Fall Concert. Practice begins Thursday, Aug. 21, in the Hermann Middle School music room. Rehearsals will be held Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m. If school is cancelled or closed early on a Thursday, rehearsal will be moved to the following Monday. New singers are welcome; all that is needed is a love

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  • Hermann’s Brush & Palette readies for annual fund raiser

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:42 pm

    One of the items to be auctioned Sunday at the Brush & Palette fund raiser.

    The Brush & Palette Club’s annual summer fund raiser for restoration of the Hermann City Cemetery is Sunday in the Upper City Park. Cub officials say a successful event is critical to the organization achieving its goal of raising $30,000 between June 1 and Sept. 1 to match a $30,000 potential contribution by an anonymous donor. Every dollar raised on Sunday will have the effect of two dollars because of

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  • Martin Brothers Winery wins, again!!!

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 1:12 pm

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    Martin Brothers Winery wins, again!!! Mead, the oldest alcoholic beverage known to man, (made from fermented honey), produced by Hermann’s newest winery, wins two GOLD awards. Hermann’s newest winery, Martin Brothers Winery, won two Gold awards from the 2014 World Honey Wine Challenge in Chicago, Illinois on July 14. Gold was awarded for the Traditional Sweet Mead rated at 91 points (Exceptional) and the Prickly Pear Watermelon Mead rated at

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    Posted on July 17, 2014 at 9:34 am

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      Adam Puchta Winery received 3 Gold medals, which included a Sweepstakes nomination for Signature Port, 10 Silver medals, and 5 Bronze medals in the Eighth Annual Mid-American Wine Competition held at the Des Moines Area Community College campus in Ankeny, IA. “The quality of Midwestern wines continues to improve,” said Bob Foster, Director of the Mid-American Wine Competition (MAWC).  These are high quality wines that wine lovers should seek

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  • Dancing to the Cajun beat at Hermann’s Stone Hill Winery

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 10:09 am

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    This year’s Cajun Concert on the Hill hit its 25th anniversary, and like most years, it was hot. But that didn’t seem to bother the large numbers that turned out to dance to the music of Cajun music, this year provided by Brett Denais & T-Rouge from south Louisiana. This was the band’s first year at the Cajun Concert on the Hill, which was held July 11-13.

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  • Hermann’s Fourth of July celebration kicks 3-day holiday weekend

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 1:44 pm

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    By staff writer Hermann has been the perfect destination for the Fourth of July, and this year a three-day weekend will start with Friday’s July 4th celebration, culminated with a fireworks at dusk. Each year an estimated 5,000 to 6,000 enjoy the Independence Day fireworks on the Hermann riverfront, where this year the Brush & Palette Club will operate the food stand at the Riverfront Park pavilion. The club is

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