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Gore-Case community sets Spring Gathering

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:39 pm

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 board OKs 2015 swimming pool rates

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:28 pm

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    The rates have gone up for using the Hermann Swimming Pool this season. The pool is scheduled to open at noon on Monday, May 25, Memorial Day, and close at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15. Pool hours will be Monday-Thursday noon-6 p.m.; Friday noon to 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday noon  to 6 p.m. A family pass (for a family of 4 living in the same household) remains at $100;

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  • Hermann Arts Council expands wrap project throughout city

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 2:41 pm

    St. George 1st Grader Eric Chorley's artwork that will decorate the utility box at the AMTRAK Station.

    Over the last few months, you may have seen the Advertiser Courier articles about the decorating of the utility box down at the train station and how that project has grown into a citywide program to wrap utility boxes all over town with artwork. Now that the first installation at the train depot is completed, The Hermann Arts Council is planning to wrap another 18 utility boxes around Hermann. “We

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  • Gasconade Historical Society to meet April 12

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 2:52 pm

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    Remember the music of the ’40s and ’50s that was played at the local dance halls?  Make your plans now to attend the presentation by Dr. Kenneth Johnson, a Gasconade County native at the Quarterly Meeting of the Gasconade County Historical Society on Sunday, April 12, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Courthouse in Hermann, Missouri. Dr. Johnson will be presenting excerpts from his book, “Moonlight Serenade to City Lights:

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  • Hermann Wurstfest is best fest this weekend

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 2:49 pm

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    The 36th annual Hermann Wurstfest is set for this weekend with German music, lots of sausage sampling and a wiener dog race to enjoy. Set for Stone Hill Winery and Hermannhof Hofgarten, Wurstfest offers a showcase for some of the state’s best sausage makers to show what they can do. Sausage-making demonstrations will be held both days at Stone Hill and the Hofgarten. On Saturday and Sunday, events run from

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  • Hermann native researches era of local dance hall bands

    Posted on March 10, 2015 at 1:09 pm

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    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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