Lifestyles

Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

Cathi’s Corner

Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:44 pm

Big weekend ahead for Hermann! River & Lights will be this Friday, May 8, at the Riverfront Park. See the ad in this week’s paper for more info. It’s very exciting!!! The VFW is building a new sign of some sort. Not sure just what’s going on but it looks like it will be very nice. The city has been out working on those darned potholes. Yippee! Nothing is less

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  • Aubuchon to lead Pilgrimage at Starkenburg

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:33 pm

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    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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  • New driveway enables Hermann Food Pantry to better serve

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:24 pm

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    The Hermann Community Food Pantry has a new driveway and an access point to improve food distribution, thanks to Schaeffer Construction and The Bluff-Tones. “We are so excited to finally have vehicle access to the pantry. This will allow us to easily unload the food we purchase and  make food distribution to our patrons safer. The old sidewalk was too steep for our food carts and many of our patrons

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Travel

The Historic Hermann Museum.

Historical Hermann Museum joins Blue Star program

Posted on April 28, 2015 at 1:50 pm

Historic Hermann Museum has joined over 2,000 museums offering free admission to active military and their immediate families. The Blue Star Museum program includes National Guard and Reserve and runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day every year. The Heritage Room on the second floor of the Historic Hermann Museum features displays of Civil War, WW1, and WW2 artifacts, including some uniforms and weaponry. The former German School, 312 Schiller

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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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  • Gore-Case community sets Spring Gathering

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    Gore-Case Community Center.

    In an effort to extend the warmth and security of a more closely knit “Neighborhood” to those land owners and residents of the Gore-Case community, members have added a Spring Gathering to the traditional meeting calendar for 2015. A special effort is being made to extend this invitation to “meet your neighbors” with emphasis on getting to know those who live in – and/or own land in – the general

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Education

Hermann, St. George School menus

Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:47 pm

Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, May 11 Cheeseburger or BBQ rib on bun, sweet potato fries, green beans, tropical fruit, mandarin oranges. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, peas, tropical fruit, mandain oranges,  Blueberry fruit muffin.Tuesday, May12 Chicken strips or soft tacos, fresh garden salad, Cowboy beans, fresh orange smiles, applesauce. 3rd Entree: Taco salad, Cowboy beans, fresh orange smiles, applesauce, Cornbread. Wednesday, May 13 Chicken patty, grilled chicken

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  • Health agency looks to increase residents’ activity

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:27 pm

    health department

    The Gasconade County Health Department is supporting the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition in honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. During the month of May, the county health agency is challenging all adults to get 30 minutes of physical activity every day and all children to get at least 60 minutes every day. Did you know that regular physical activity increase your chances of living a

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  • Special Olympics Day in Hermann

    Posted on May 1, 2015 at 2:20 pm

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    Enjoy these pictures. More info in next Wednesday paper.

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Religion

shrine

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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  • St. George School sets Education Fair

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:36 pm

    St. George School students with their projects.

    St. George School will host its first Education Fair, which will be combined with the annual Open House, on Thursday, April 23. The event is scheduled from 5:30-7 p.m. While similar to a Science Fair, an Education Fair does not limit itself to one subject. Pre-kindergarten-through-8th-Grade students will showcase projects, exhibits, multi-media presentations and a variety of displays in different subject areas. Prospective families that might be interested in enrolling

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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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Health

Hermann, St. George School menus

Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:47 pm

Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, May 11 Cheeseburger or BBQ rib on bun, sweet potato fries, green beans, tropical fruit, mandarin oranges. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, peas, tropical fruit, mandain oranges,  Blueberry fruit muffin.Tuesday, May12 Chicken strips or soft tacos, fresh garden salad, Cowboy beans, fresh orange smiles, applesauce. 3rd Entree: Taco salad, Cowboy beans, fresh orange smiles, applesauce, Cornbread. Wednesday, May 13 Chicken patty, grilled chicken

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  • Health agency looks to increase residents’ activity

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:27 pm

    health department

    The Gasconade County Health Department is supporting the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition in honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. During the month of May, the county health agency is challenging all adults to get 30 minutes of physical activity every day and all children to get at least 60 minutes every day. Did you know that regular physical activity increase your chances of living a

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  • HADH panel mulls return to sub-district elections

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:03 pm

    Recently elected members of the HADH board being sworn into office.

    Less than a year after deciding to hold at-large elections to fill seats on the Hermann Area District Hospital board, consideration is being given to returning to sub-district elections. The notion of sub-district elections for the six seats was raised during the April session of the HADH board, when four members took the oath of office. Three had been elected in the April 7 election and a fourth had been

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