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Hermann’s Uthlaut, relay team head for Sectionals

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:20 pm

Hermann will be leaning on only a few members of the track-and-field squad to carry the banner in post-season competition. Advancing to Sectionals from last Saturday’s District Meet are junior distance runner Grant Uthlaut and the four members of the  4X100 Meter Relay squad. The relay team is comprised of Colton Hale, Dylan Hudson, Brandon Lotshaw and Marshall Mure. The Sectional Meet for Hermann will be this Saturday at Montgomery

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  • Midwest Blue Oval Rally set for this weekend in Hermann

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 1:29 pm

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    The Midwest Blue Oval Rally in Hermann kicks off Thursday and runs through Saturday. Organizer Greg Howe said there are plenty of activities for the whole family. Residents along the show route will need to move their cars from the streets by 6 a.m. on Saturday, Howe said. The Midwest Blue Oval Club had a post on its Facebook page asking area residents for their favorite charity. Howe said this

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  • HHS bands’ Spring Concert draws big crowd

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 2:20 pm

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    Four bands performed Wednesday night in front of a large crowd scattered around the groups of the Clara Eitmann Messmer Amphitheatre. The Spring Band Concert — featuring Hermann Middle School and High School students — was presented under the direction of band instructor Zachary Mertens. As younger children played on the grounds while adults settled into lawn chairs and stretched out on blankets, the bands offered a variety of musical

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  • Hermann prepares to celebrate spring with Maifest

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 12:12 pm


    Bounce houses, food, bands, food, dancers, food, a washer tournament and food. Did we mention food will be available at this weekend’s Maifest? And plenty of award-winning wines and cold beer to wash it down. There will be something for all ages Friday, Saturday and Sunday as the Hermann community hosts the 63rd version of Maifest, a celebration of spring. Sponsored by the Maifest Council and Hermann Jaycees, the event

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  • Henson, Heidger fair well on fairways

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:41 pm

    Hermann's Matthew Heidger tees off.

    High school golf doesn’t necessarily get the attention it deserves, but two Hermann sophomores have proven they can compete in arguably the most mentally challenging sport. These athletes spend hours and hours on the course perfecting every aspect of the game.  The Hermann golf team is coached by Jeremy Hosick. On April 27 Ross Henson and Matthew Heidger played well at the Four Rivers Conference Tournament in Sullivan.  Henson placed

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  • Aubuchon to lead Pilgrimage at Starkenburg

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:33 pm


    The Historic Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows at Starkenburg will host its annual Spring Pilgrimage on Sunday, May 17. The special day will begin at 10 a.m. with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.  The Pilgrims will then carry a replica of the White Lady, an image that has been at the Shrine since 1852, in a rosary procession through the Shrine grounds, stopping at each of the outdoor Stations

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  • Idea grows into plan for murals on Hermann buildings

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 1:41 pm

    Nancy Bennett talks about the work of the Walldogs during a meeting in Hermann last week.

    It was an idea planted a decade ago. “It’s been slowly growing since,” said Betty Hartbauer of the effort to tell Hermann’s story through artwork on walls. Last Thursday night Hartbauer, Theresa Black, Tammy Bruckerhoff and Kathy Durham, members of a women’s group looking to see the seed planted 10 years ago blossom into a cascade of colors, pitched the idea of professional artists coming to town to decorate the

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