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Gasconade County Master Gardeners to host talk by beekeeper

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:26 pm

On Tuesday, March 10, at 6:30 p.m. the Gasconade County Master Gardeners will host beekeeper Phil Manne at the Community Room of the Swiss Evangelical Reformed Church at 2082 Swiss Church Road, adjacent to Highway 19. Manne has been harvesting between 10-23 gallons of honey annually for the last 10 years.  He is currently managing six hives at two different locations.  Phil and his wife, Margie, live just outside of

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  • Brunch & Blooms set March 8 at Valentine Hall

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:16 pm

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    The beautiful Valentine Hall will be the setting for Brunch & Blooms, sponsored Sunday, March 8, by Church of the Risen Savior, Starkenburg/Rhineland. “Our parish is blessed with the Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows, St. Martin’s Church Museum, Church of the Risen Savior, Valentine Hall, and our beautiful cemeteries, St. Martin’s Cemetery and St. Joseph’s Cemetery,” said the Rev. William D. Debo. “Proceeds from this event will benefit the

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  • Cathi’s Corner

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 12:04 pm

    Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

    Daylight savings time starts Sunday. Yippee! We get another hour of  light to enjoy our day! At BP the other day. Something unusual happened. A teenage boy held the door open for me. Not where he holds the door behind him in case someone is coming but the good old fashioned, hold the door, waved his hand for me to proceed and held the door open until I passed. You

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Travel

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

Hermann BOA endorses plan for citywide art project

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 11:55 am

Chicago has its statues of cows. Kansas City has its fountains. Hermann is about to have its utility boxes. Decorated utility boxes, that is, and what could be the latest thing to be used to attract tourists: Public art. Last year’s effort to decorate the utility box at the new Amtrak Station in a local student’s artwork will be expanded citywide after last Monday night’s backing from the Hermann Board

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  • Legislative effort to limit revenue would not affect Hermann Municipal Court

    Posted on December 18, 2014 at 7:51 am

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    Another feather in Hermann’s hat: The amount of the city’s General Revenue generated by its Municipal Court already is far below what would be a much-lower amount under a bill pre-filed in the Missouri General Assembly. Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-St. Louis County, is seeking to limit the amount of revenue a city can earn from its municipal court to only 10 percent of the total city operating budget. The limit

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  • Winners named in the Amtrak utility box decorating contest

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 1:40 pm

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    This past summer, the city of Hermann approached the Hermann Garden Club to help it design and landscape the exterior of the new train station. The Garden Club, working with Ben Laboube, director of Hermann Parks Department, City Administrator Mark Wallace and Creekside Nursery, completed most of the job this past fall. “One of the last tasks to complete the project was to decorate the big, ugly utility box that

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Education

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Hermann, St. George School menus

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, March 9 Hot dog/mac n cheese or grilled cheese, slices tomatoes, garden salad, fresh apple, pineapple. 3rd Entree: Salad Bar.  Tuesday, March 10 Super nachos or chicken soft taco, chopped garden salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, orange pineapple mix. 3rd Entree: Taco salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, orange pineapple mix, cornbread. Wednesday, March 11 Chicken patty, grilled chicken or homestyle meatloaf,

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  • Hermann BOA endorses plan for citywide art project

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 11:55 am

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

    Chicago has its statues of cows. Kansas City has its fountains. Hermann is about to have its utility boxes. Decorated utility boxes, that is, and what could be the latest thing to be used to attract tourists: Public art. Last year’s effort to decorate the utility box at the new Amtrak Station in a local student’s artwork will be expanded citywide after last Monday night’s backing from the Hermann Board

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  • St. George’s Brenna Jones wins another big contest

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 10:33 am

    Brenna Jones

    St. George School 8th-Grader Brenna Jones has followed her success as a writer with an equal amount of success as a speaker. Jones recently was named the state champion of the Winston Churchill Student Speech Competition, held at Westminster College in Fulton. Held at the National Churchill Museum, Brenna’s topic was “The Price of Greatness is Responsibility,” taken from a Winston Churchill speech Sept. 6, 1943, at Harvard University. As

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Religion

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Brunch & Blooms set March 8 at Valentine Hall

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:16 pm

The beautiful Valentine Hall will be the setting for Brunch & Blooms, sponsored Sunday, March 8, by Church of the Risen Savior, Starkenburg/Rhineland. “Our parish is blessed with the Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows, St. Martin’s Church Museum, Church of the Risen Savior, Valentine Hall, and our beautiful cemeteries, St. Martin’s Cemetery and St. Joseph’s Cemetery,” said the Rev. William D. Debo. “Proceeds from this event will benefit the

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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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Health

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Hermann, St. George School menus

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, March 9 Hot dog/mac n cheese or grilled cheese, slices tomatoes, garden salad, fresh apple, pineapple. 3rd Entree: Salad Bar.  Tuesday, March 10 Super nachos or chicken soft taco, chopped garden salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, orange pineapple mix. 3rd Entree: Taco salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, orange pineapple mix, cornbread. Wednesday, March 11 Chicken patty, grilled chicken or homestyle meatloaf,

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  • Frene Valley Health Center joins StoneBridge family

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 2:45 pm

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    On Feb. 1, Frene Valley Health Center became Frene Valley of Hermann – A StoneBridge Community. Jenny Van Booven, administrator, hosted an Open House on Tuesday, Feb. 10, inviting families and the community to meet the new owners.  Residents and family alike attended the party, enjoying refreshments while meeting the four siblings who own and operate StoneBridge Senior Living. The evening started with Cathy Lloyd, previous owner of both facilities,

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  • Hermann Elementary School announces pre-school, kindergarten screening dates

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 2:36 pm

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    The dates have been set for screening pre-schoolers and kindergarten-age children in the Gasconade County R-1 School District, according to R-1 Parents as Teachers Coordinator Anna Azevedo. • What is a screening? A screening involves two sections; a health, hearing and vision check and a developmental screening. The developmental screening involves a series of games in each of the developmental areas (communication, motor, and cognition), and then a questionnaire that

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