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McKittrick Bp, attempted robery

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 8:28 am

This morning, regional Bp vice president  Darrell Meek, confirmed that the McKittrick Mo Bp station and convenience store was a target to an attempted robbery. According to Meek, a man entered the Bp last night (Thursday) and ordered money. The employees fled to the back room where they locked themselves in and called the police. Police responded. No money or property was taken and no one was hurt.  Meek said

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  • Hermann head track coach runs in Boston Marathon

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 3:07 pm

    Mike Kelly, Hermann High School head coach for track-and-field.

    Hermann High School track-and-field coach Mike  Kelly made the run of his lifetime Monday, competing in the world-class Boston Marathon. He prepared specifically for this event for more than a year. e width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/07EQL1_MFW8″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen> Kelly’s net time in the 26.2-mile endurance run was 2:59.15. He said he hoped to place within the first 1,500 runners in his division. He missed that mark, crossing the line in 1,729th

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  • Hospital board to elect officers Monday night

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:31 pm

    Hermann Area District Hospital

    Officers will be selected Monday night as two new members join the Hermann Area District Hospital Board of Directors. Three members were elected to the board April 7 — including incumbent Board President Randy Eikermann. Joining Eikermann as new members will be Dave Johnson and Mathew Reidhead. Monday night’s session will be the panel’s reorganization meeting. The new board will be faced with filling another vacancy, one created by the

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Hospital board to elect officers Monday night

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:31 pm

Officers will be selected Monday night as two new members join the Hermann Area District Hospital Board of Directors. Three members were elected to the board April 7 — including incumbent Board President Randy Eikermann. Joining Eikermann as new members will be Dave Johnson and Mathew Reidhead. Monday night’s session will be the panel’s reorganization meeting. The new board will be faced with filling another vacancy, one created by the

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  • Hermann’s Alferman scores big with amendment to ethics bill

    Posted on April 7, 2015 at 2:50 pm

    missouri capitol web

    It’s a big feather in the hat of State Rep. Justin Alferman of Hermann — the inclusion of his wording to the omnibus ethis bill. The measure deals with matters ranging from a limit on the value of lobbyist gifts to lawmakers to a required cooling-off period before a legislator can become a lobbyist. Senate Bill 11, which was approved last week by the Missouri House of Representatives. Because the

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  • Hermann Area District Hospital

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 2:49 pm

    Hermann Area District Hospital

    The following is a summary of the Hermann Area District Hospital Board of Directors meeting of March 23 by Public Relations Director Jackie Mathany: Dr. Rothermich presented the abbreviated format of statistics comparing rolling annual averages. This year has been significantly busier. Overall we showed a net income for the month of February of $82,000 and year to date of $172,000 which was $448,000 ahead of our 2015 budget. Given

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Hermann Mayor Tom Shabel

From The Mayor’s Desk

Posted on April 14, 2015 at 2:35 pm

Last week, City Administrator Mark Wallace, City Attorney Dave Politte, Eli McDonald, the Tourism Director, and the mayor met with representatives of Air Fiber.  Air Fiber is making a proposal to the city to provide wireless Wifi for the city of Hermann.  This is an extremely appealing proposal.  The risk to the city is very minimal and the cost to users is very economical.  I would be the first to

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  • At The River’s Edge: Why have body cams if video is kept secret?

    Posted on April 7, 2015 at 3:10 pm

    Hermann Advertiser-Courier Editor Buck Collier

    I’m not a very smart person, so maybe I’m the only one who’s confused about this. You tell me. On the one hand, we’ve got state legislators calling for policemen to be equipped with body cameras, much like cameras in police cars that record what’s going on outside the vehicle. On the other hand, those same lawmakers are wanting to keep what those body cameras — and now the dashboard

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  • At The River’s Edge: As Hermann goes, so goes HADH, and R-1, and . . .

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    Hermann Advertiser-Courier Editor Buck Collier

    You probably remember hearing this years ago: “As General Motors goes, so goes the nation.” That’s a timeworn phrase, certainly, that doesn’t have the significance it once did, what with the advent of foreign auto manufacturing and other economic developments. But on a smaller scale, the import of that axiom holds true today. Consider a point made during the recent Hermann Area District Hospital board meeting: “We’re dependent on the

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