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Posted on July 17, 2014 at 9:34 am

  Adam Puchta Winery received 3 Gold medals, which included a Sweepstakes nomination for Signature Port, 10 Silver medals, and 5 Bronze medals in the Eighth Annual Mid-American Wine Competition held at the Des Moines Area Community College campus in Ankeny, IA. “The quality of Midwestern wines continues to improve,” said Bob Foster, Director of the Mid-American Wine Competition (MAWC).  These are high quality wines that wine lovers should seek

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  • Dancing to the Cajun beat at Hermann’s Stone Hill Winery

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 10:09 am

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    This year’s Cajun Concert on the Hill hit its 25th anniversary, and like most years, it was hot. But that didn’t seem to bother the large numbers that turned out to dance to the music of Cajun music, this year provided by Brett Denais & T-Rouge from south Louisiana. This was the band’s first year at the Cajun Concert on the Hill, which was held July 11-13.

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  • Hermann’s Fourth of July celebration kicks 3-day holiday weekend

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 1:44 pm

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    By staff writer Hermann has been the perfect destination for the Fourth of July, and this year a three-day weekend will start with Friday’s July 4th celebration, culminated with a fireworks at dusk. Each year an estimated 5,000 to 6,000 enjoy the Independence Day fireworks on the Hermann riverfront, where this year the Brush & Palette Club will operate the food stand at the Riverfront Park pavilion. The club is

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Hermann Eagles BBQ contest winners

Posted on July 8, 2014 at 1:31 pm

The Hermann Aerie of the Fraternal Order of Eagles held a BBQ Contest on June 28th at the Hermann Rod & Gun Club. Categories included Chicken, Beef and Pork. Pictured from left are: Judge Joe Staggenborg; Grand Champion DJ Gruenloh; winners, Jason Adams, Jeff Cook and Josh Cook and judges Nancy Congdon and Trace Gutierrez.

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