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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 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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  • Hermann Food Pantry gears for annual Turkey Challenge

    Posted on November 4, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Volunteers at the Hermann Food Pantry.

    The days on the calendar are quickly approaching the holiday season and a time when the citizens of Hermann have generously opened their hearts to the Hermann Community Food Pantry. This means it’s time for the annual “Turkey Challenge.” The Hermann Community Food Pantry Turkey Challenge started five years ago with a private donation of 100 turkeys. Each family was given a turkey coupon that they redeemed at The Village

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