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Formal opening of Amtrak station set for Sept. 12

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Adding to the buzz in Hermann next weekend will be the official opening of the new Amtrak station. The ceremony is set for 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12. The Missouri River Runner train scheduled to arrive in Hermann at 10:49 a.m. will held here briefly for photos. Scheduled to be on hand for the opening are officials of Amtrak, the Missouri Department of Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad and the city

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  • Bill Chrastil to perform as part of Hermann’s salute to military

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 12:54 pm

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    Branson entertainer Bill Chrastil will feature a Tribute to the Armed Forces to complement Hermann’s Salute to Our Military Weekend when he returns to Hermann’s Showboat Community Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 pm. The performance will also include a ’50s/’60s Rock & Roll segment, with salutes to Neil Diamond, Tom Jones, Jerry Lee Lewis and Conway Twitty. Chrastil also performs hits from new and classic country to classic

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  • Descendants of Hermann’s Bayer family donates to cemetery project

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 12:51 pm

    Descendants of the Bayer family, Hermann's founding family, donates to the Brush & Palette Club's cemetery project.

    During the last week of The Brush & Palette Club’s drive to raise $30,000 for city cemetery restoration to match an anonymous gift, a direct descendant of George and Catherine Bayer contributed $1,000 to the project. Bill Haag, Sr. of Moore Gear & Manufacturing Co., Inc. of Hermann, is a great-great-grandson of the Bayers and was responsible for the gift.   Bayer served as agent for the German Settlement Society

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  • Hermann prepares to salute current, former military veterans

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:35 pm

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    Flags will be flying on the second weekend of September as Hermann salutes the nation’s military men and women. Active-duty and retired military personnel will honored Friday through Sunday, Sept. 12-14. Discounts will be available at area merchants and the Advertiser-Courier will be announcing its most patriotic decorated business. Events during the weekend will include a concert by Pilot Grove on Friday, Sept. 12, at the Hermann Amphitheater from 7:30-9:30

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  • Car buffs polish up their wheels for the River City Cruisers’ Car Show Sept. 7.

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:32 pm

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    This year’s Car Show in the Park will be held Sunday, Sept. 7, in Hermann Park, off Highway 19. The 15th annual River City Cruisers Car Club will feature plenty of autos, food and drink and a 50-50 drawing. There are more than three dozen classes of vehicles with three awards being given in each class, along with a Women’s Choice Award and a People’s Choice Award. For car owners

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  • Big Muddy Clean Sweep is back — with effort ending in Hermann

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    Frank Meyer of Hermann pulls onto the Hermann riverfront during the recent Missouri 340 competition, a race on the Missouri River from Kansas City to St. Charles.

    lean Sweep is back! A continuous two-month cleanup by barge that will be traveling downstream from Brunswick to Hermann this September and October, passing through Jameson Island Big Muddy Refuge, Boonville, Cooper’s Landing and Jefferson City. Missouri River Relief (MoRR) is operating a barge with five open motorboats to haul recovered debris along a 153-mile reach from Brunswick to Hermann. The Clean Sweep voyage will start Saturday, Sept. 6, in

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  • First-time donors push Hermann blood drive past goal

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:19 pm

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    Call them the Magnificent Seven. Thanks to the seven first-time donors, the most recent American Red Cross blood drive exceeded its goal. Sponsored by Hermann Area District Hospital and St. George Home and School, the drive held in the St. George gymnasium had a goal of 55 points. It collected 57 units — each having the potential of saving three lives. Each unit of blood collected can be separated into

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