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Hermann Advertiser-Courier and New Haven Leader Editor Buck Collier

At the River’s Edge: Remembering the days of throwing the paper

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:16 pm

Tomorrow is a special day of sorts for many of us in the newspaper business — and a lot of people in other professions, also — all of whom delivered papers. It’s National Newspaper Carrier Day and it was created to commemorate the hiring of the very first newspaper carrier, 10-year-old Barney Flaherty, who delivered The New York Sun. He was hired Sept. 10, 1833. As the story goes, the

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  • Cathi’s Corner

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:07 pm

    Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

    Did you know that newspapers help ripen tomatoes? Wrap a tomato in newspaper and keep in on the counter. It will ripen faster than normal. Salsa, anyone? This week’s column is helper friendly. We have a lot of people around this town who like to help! Trash trucks are hard to follow. The trucks lights are flashing, they are moving slowly and there is a guy hanging on to the

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  • Formal opening of Amtrak station set for Sept. 12

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:01 pm

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    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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Travel

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.

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

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:24 pm

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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Education

School lunch menus

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:03 pm

Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, September 8 Cheeseburger or 3 cheese grilled cheese, sweet potato fries, fresh broccoli with dip, fresh apple, mandarin oranges. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, peas, fresh apple, mandarin oranges, blueberry fruit muffin. Tuesday,  September 9 BBQ chicken nachos or chicken nuggets, fresh garden salad, Texas pinto’s cantaloupe, applesauce. 3rd   Entree: Taco chef salad, Texas pinto’s, cantaloupe, applesauce, tortilla chips. Wednesday,September 10 Chicken

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  • Hermann School District lunch menus

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:43 pm

    Hermann  Elementary & Middle School Monday, September 1 LABOR DAY NO SCHOOL Tuesday,  September 2 Super nachos or chicken soft tacos, chopped garden salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, mandarin oranges. 3rd Entree: Taco chef salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, mandarin oranges, tortilla chips. Wednesday, September 3 Chicken patty, grilled chicken or salisbury steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, peas, fresh grapes, fresh fruit, Opaa hot roll. 3rd Entree: Chicken

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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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Religion

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Hermann Women’s church groups make pillow case dresses for Africa

Posted on June 10, 2014 at 4:02 pm

By staff writer The Lutheran Womens Missionary League (LWML) of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Hermann recently invited the ladies of other church groups in town to help them make pillow case dresses for little girls in Africa. The ladies of St. George Church Sodality group responded. Together the two organizations made and sent 49 dresses to be enjoyed by girls in need of them in Africa. The

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Health

School lunch menus

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:03 pm

Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, September 8 Cheeseburger or 3 cheese grilled cheese, sweet potato fries, fresh broccoli with dip, fresh apple, mandarin oranges. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, peas, fresh apple, mandarin oranges, blueberry fruit muffin. Tuesday,  September 9 BBQ chicken nachos or chicken nuggets, fresh garden salad, Texas pinto’s cantaloupe, applesauce. 3rd   Entree: Taco chef salad, Texas pinto’s, cantaloupe, applesauce, tortilla chips. Wednesday,September 10 Chicken

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  • Hermann School District lunch menus

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:43 pm

    Hermann  Elementary & Middle School Monday, September 1 LABOR DAY NO SCHOOL Tuesday,  September 2 Super nachos or chicken soft tacos, chopped garden salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, mandarin oranges. 3rd Entree: Taco chef salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, mandarin oranges, tortilla chips. Wednesday, September 3 Chicken patty, grilled chicken or salisbury steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, peas, fresh grapes, fresh fruit, Opaa hot roll. 3rd Entree: Chicken

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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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