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January is month for celebrating Norton

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:49 pm

January is Norton Month in Missouri! Winter is the perfect time to sit by the fire and enjoy a glass of Norton.  Big and bold, one of our prized wines on the Hermann Wine Trail, we have many Norton wines to choose from. The Norton grape originated around 1830 near Richmond, Va., it made its way to Missouri and was planted by German immigrants who settled in Hermann, Mo. A

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  • Brooke Grosse leads Lady ‘Cats in tourney win over Wright City

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:43 pm

    Brooke Grosse goes in for layup against Wright City Monday night.

    Freshman guard Brooke Grosse paced the Lady Bearcats and led all scorers Monday night in Hermann’s 57-25 win over Wright City. Grosse tallied 15 points on the night in the opening-round win in the Hermann Invitational Girls Tournament. With the absence of two schools, this year’s tournament has become a Round Robin event, rather than a standard two-sided bracket format. In the other first-night girls’ game, the Owensville Dutchgirls doubled

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  • Hermann United Methodist Church to host concert

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:29 pm

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    Hermann United Methodist Church is proud to announce the Hannibal-LaGrange Chamber Choir will once again perform here on Feb. 15 at the 10:45 worship service.  The choir will present  a program of a cappella and other styles of contemporary Christian music using a wide variety of instruments. The team of men and women will also share testimonies, scripture, and life experiences. The public is invited to join in the service

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  • Cathi’s Corner

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 12:56 pm

    Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

    I saw Kevin “soup” Stiers last week and he reminded me that January was his month. What? His birthday? No, January is traditionally the month we eat soup, so he has adopted it as his own. I rolled my eyes. Happy MONTH, Soup. Speaking of soup, have you entered the “best soup” contest? We have several entries so far. After the contest we will print all the recipes. If you

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  • Blue Oval Rally in Hermann Memorial Weekend

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 12:23 pm

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    Chevy enthusiasts be warned: Downtown Hermann will be sporting a lot of blue ovals the third weekend of May. The Blue Oval Rally — “blue oval,” as in the Ford logo — is set for Thursday-Saturday, May 21-23 in Hermann. And don’t expect to see just cars and trucks. A few tractors might make their way into town, as well. “Anything with a Ford logo,” said Midwest Blue Oval Club

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  • Senior Ruediger leads Lady ‘Cats to tourney win

    Posted on January 13, 2015 at 1:31 pm

    Hermann senior Tesla Ruediger at the free-throw line earlier this season. She went 8-for-10 at the line Monday night.

    It was a game with some big numbers: A lot of turnovers committed by Hermann, a lot of shots from the free-throw line and a lot of fouls posted by both teams. But despite those negative numbers, the only number that counted was on the positive side of the ledger for Head Coach Todd Anderson’s Varsity Lady Bearcats, who Monday night topped South Callaway 44-40 in opening-round action of the

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  • A tradition continues: German School’s bell rope in new hands

    Posted on January 6, 2015 at 1:48 pm

    The bell rope being passed to a new ringer, keeping the Hermann New Year's Eve tradition alive.

    The torch has been passed. Or, perhaps more appropriately, the rope has been passed. That would be the rope that has been pulled by young and old alike to mark the arrival of the new year in Hermann. The rope is attached to the bell at the Old German School, where during this New Year’s celebration, Joy Kallmeyer passed along the tradition to Mike Martens. Martens will be replacing Kallmeyer

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