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Hermann ALCO closing its doors; will shutter sometime after Christmas

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:52 pm

Retailer ALCO is having a going-out-of-business sale. The Texas-based retailer will shutter “sometime after Christmas,” according to a store spokesman. The move comes after the company filed for bankruptcy protection. At City Hall, the news was met with disappointment. During Monday night’s Board of Aldermen meeting, Mayor Tom Shabel noted that ALCO’s closing means a loss of tax revenue and a loss of jobs for the community.

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  • Hermann, St. George school menus

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:37 pm

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    Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, December 1 Cheesburger or 3 cheese grilled cheese, sweet potato fries, fresh broccoli with dip, tropical fruit, peaches. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, peas, tropical fruit, peaches, blueberry fruit muffin.  Tuesday, December 2 Soft tacos or chicken nuggets, fresh garden salad, Texas pinto’s, fresh orange smiles, applesauce. 3rd Entree: Taco salad, Texas pintos, fresh orange smiles, applesauce, cornbread. Wednesday, December 3 Chicken patty,

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  • Hermann Catering bakes up a new Thanksgiving tradition

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:32 pm

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    Pumpkin pie is a traditional pie for Thanksgiving feasts. Last week, a new pie was introduced in town. Hermann Catering, the exclusive baking company for Sugar Momma’s, took a traditional pumpkin pie recipe and added a local twist, Calvin’s 1836 Root Beer. The new pie, Calvin’s 1836 Root Beer Pumpkin Pie, is the creative effort of the Hermann Catering baking team of Theresa Black, Stephanie Hughes and Juanita Monnig. The

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Gasconade County 911 panel could take another step toward consolidation

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 1:25 pm

Emergency dispatching services in Gasconade County could move a step closer to consolidation this week  if 911 officials place a couple Hermann-area services under the Central Dispatch umbrella. Hermann Area Ambulance District Chief Doug Clark, one of the seven members of the Gasconade County 911 Central Dispatch Board of Directors, confirmed that an effort likely would be made this month to move ambulance service — and possibly fire service —

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  • ‘Arts Walks & Talks’ on tap for this weekend in Hermann

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 2:52 pm

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    “Art Walks & Talks,” a special free self-guided walking tour to art galleries, a garden, a church, and a museum in the Hermann Historic District, is set for this weekend. Artwork includes oils, watercolors, metal sculpture, photography, and fiber arts by artists known regionally, nationally, and internationally. This tour is sponsored by the Artists of Wine Country and will feature a few very brief “Art Talks”  at the various locations

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  • Lines drawn early in public hearing on Hermann planning panel proposal

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Ninety minutes into Monday night’s public hearing, the two sides appeared to be clearly drawn — those who favor more guest houses in residential areas and those who don’t. By the 90-minute mark, only two of the six Planning & Zoning Commission recommendations had been taken up for consideration. The aldermen had a long night ahead of them. The aldermen could vote on the recommendations regarding lodging facilities at their

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Hermann Elementary School sets concert by 1st-, 2nd-Graders

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:43 pm

The 1st- and 2nd-Grade students at Hermann Elementary School will present their holiday music concert Tuesday, Dec. 9. The students will perform first in an afternoon matinee at 1:30 p.m. and again at 7.  

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  • Hermann, St. George school menus

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:37 pm

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    Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, December 1 Cheesburger or 3 cheese grilled cheese, sweet potato fries, fresh broccoli with dip, tropical fruit, peaches. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, peas, tropical fruit, peaches, blueberry fruit muffin.  Tuesday, December 2 Soft tacos or chicken nuggets, fresh garden salad, Texas pinto’s, fresh orange smiles, applesauce. 3rd Entree: Taco salad, Texas pintos, fresh orange smiles, applesauce, cornbread. Wednesday, December 3 Chicken patty,

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  • Gasconade R-1 District earns Gold Award as being breastfeeding-friendly worksite

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 12:39 pm

    HES Principal Kendra Brune, left, accepts the Gold Award from Susan Kady of Gasconade County Health Department for being a breastfeeding-friendly worksite.

    RR Donnelley in Owensville and Gasconade County R-1 School District in Hermann have joined a growing number of Missouri businesses by becoming Gold Level Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksites. The Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Program is a collaborative between the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and the Missouri Breastfeeding Coalition. The program aims to bring an increased awareness about the importance of worksite lactation support.  Breastfeeding-friendly employers proactively support

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Hermann, St. George school menus

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:37 pm

Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, December 1 Cheesburger or 3 cheese grilled cheese, sweet potato fries, fresh broccoli with dip, tropical fruit, peaches. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, peas, tropical fruit, peaches, blueberry fruit muffin.  Tuesday, December 2 Soft tacos or chicken nuggets, fresh garden salad, Texas pinto’s, fresh orange smiles, applesauce. 3rd Entree: Taco salad, Texas pintos, fresh orange smiles, applesauce, cornbread. Wednesday, December 3 Chicken patty,

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  • Mayor: Hermann will support move to consolidate 911 dispatching

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:22 pm

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      Hermann will support the move to consolidate 911 dispatching services under one roof, Mayor Tom Shable Monday night told members of the Gasconade County 911 Board of Directors.   Now, Central Dispatching alerts emergency services for many police, fire and ambulance agencies in the county; Hermann dispatches its own area services.   Under the consolidation plan, all dispatching would be handled by Central, operating out of a new building

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  • Gasconade R-1 District earns Gold Award as being breastfeeding-friendly worksite

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 12:39 pm

    HES Principal Kendra Brune, left, accepts the Gold Award from Susan Kady of Gasconade County Health Department for being a breastfeeding-friendly worksite.

    RR Donnelley in Owensville and Gasconade County R-1 School District in Hermann have joined a growing number of Missouri businesses by becoming Gold Level Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksites. The Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Program is a collaborative between the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and the Missouri Breastfeeding Coalition. The program aims to bring an increased awareness about the importance of worksite lactation support.  Breastfeeding-friendly employers proactively support

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