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Hermann Wurstfest is best fest this weekend

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 2:49 pm

The 36th annual Hermann Wurstfest is set for this weekend with German music, lots of sausage sampling and a wiener dog race to enjoy. Set for Stone Hill Winery and Hermannhof Hofgarten, Wurstfest offers a showcase for some of the state’s best sausage makers to show what they can do. Sausage-making demonstrations will be held both days at Stone Hill and the Hofgarten. On Saturday and Sunday, events run from

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  • Hermann native researches era of local dance hall bands

    Posted on March 10, 2015 at 1:09 pm

    Kenneth Johnson

    No doubt about it, the post-war years and into the 1950s was a swinging time for Mid-Missouri counties when most weekends meant at least one night spent at the local dance hall. Kenneth Johnson, a Hermann native, takes us back in time to that era with “Moonlight Serenade to City Lights: Rare Images of Bands and Orchestras form the Dance Hall Era in Missouri.” Johnson and his publisher kicked off

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  • Hermann Arts Council to help bring Showboat back to life

    Posted on March 9, 2015 at 8:24 am

    Tim Puchta, left, of The Showboat Theater, accepts a donation from Arts Council President Gerald Korman to help restore the theater.

    The Hermann Arts Council will award The Showboat Theater a grant for $1,500 to help pay for a new digital projector so movies can once again be shown in Hermann. “The Showboat is a fixture in the Hermann community and we are hoping to bring the venue back to life this year,” said Tim Puchta, Showboat president. “The goal is to show movies, have music concerts, plays and more —

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Notice of Meeting

Posted on March 19, 2015 at 1:36 pm

NOTICE OF MEETING Date Posted: March 19, 2015 Time Posted: 10:30 AM   Public notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Hermann Area Hospital District, Board of Directors, will be held at 6:00 p.m. on March 23, 2015, at the Shirley Boehm Heritage Room, 509 West 18th Street, in Hermann, Missouri, to consider and act upon the matters on the following tentative agenda and such other matters as

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  • R-1 board OKs plans for summer school

    Posted on March 17, 2015 at 1:28 pm

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    The calendar says it’s still winter, but the staff of the Gasconade County R-1 School District already are gearing for summer school. This year’s version will run Monday, June 1,- Friday, June 26 — 20 days’ worth of classes, field trips and fun. Summer school will be from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. and held at Hermann Elementary School for kindergarteners through 8th Grade. Health forms and enrollment forms will be sent

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  • Plans in Place for Wednesday Night’s Candidate Forum at HHS

    Posted on March 17, 2015 at 1:26 pm

    vote your vote counts

    Hear what the candidates have to say about the issues facing the local school district and the Hermann community’s hospital Wednesday night in a Candidate Forum. The event is set for 6:30 at Hermann High School. Introducing themselves and talking about their positions will be the four candidates for the board of the Gasconade County R-1 School District and the seven candidates for the board of Hermann Area District Hospital.

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