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Serge Roetheli on his 25,000-mile trek.

Community invited to attend movie with Hermann connection

Posted on October 14, 2014 at 3:14 pm

The Roetheli family invites the community of Hermann to a free showing Sunday afternoon of the documentary film “The 25,000-Mile Love Story.” The award-winning film chronicles the five-yar journey of Swiss endurance athlete Serge Roetheli — considered by some the greatest endurance athlete ever — as he endeavors to run a distance equal to the Earth’s circumference to raise money for, and awareness of, the world’s impoverished children. A grandmother

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  • 3 inducted into Hermann’s Bearcat Memorial

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 2:47 pm

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    The Bearcat Memorial induction ceremony was moved to the Hermann High School auditorium last Friday evening because of rain. Inducted into the Memorial last Friday were Sylvan “Bud” Krone, and Leroy and Janet Lerbs The Bearcat Memorial was started in 2007 as a way of honoring people who have made outstanding contributions to the Hermann schools, community, state, and nation through military service, personal sacrifice, or exemplary lives. “Mr. and

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  • Gasconade R-1 board recognizes HES’ Leader In Me program

    Posted on October 10, 2014 at 9:59 am

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    The directors of the Gasconade County R-1 School District Thursday night received a first-hand account of the Leader In Me program at Hermann Elementary School from the leaders themselves. The student leaders spoke about the program and what it means to them in both personal appearances before the board and in a video presentation with the students talking with HES Principal Kendra Brune. In other action, the board endorsed a

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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 business marks National Shoe Repair Awareness Week

    Posted on October 7, 2014 at 3:09 pm

    Did you know shoe repair is alive and well in your community? Many believe the old-fashioned cobbler has gone by the wayside, but that is not the case. Though they are fewer in numbers, shoe repairers are still saving soles, and October 9-15 is National Shoe Repair Awareness Week. Created by a congressional proclamation in 1994, National Shoe Repair Awareness Week is intended to educate consumers about the economic, environmental

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  • Interest builds as hearing nears on P&Z plan for Guest Houses in Hermann

    Posted on October 7, 2014 at 2:41 pm

    Ann Lambing likely will be paying close attention Monday night to the testimony given at a public hearing held by the Hermann Board of Aldermen. That is, if she hasn’t already moved out of town. “I just want to go back home,” Lambing told the Advertiser-Courier, adding that she, too, is looking to sell her home on 6th Street. Her comments about being tired of dealing with the effects of

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Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

Cathi’s Corner

Posted on October 14, 2014 at 3:31 pm

Just to let you know. None of the incredible pictures I took at Oktoberfest this week will be published. They were great pictures! I took my camera to download them and the card was blank. I don’t have a clue about what I did, but there were no pictures on my camera. None of the pictures at Stone Hill with Thomas Held and the giant pumpkin. Not one of the

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  • Cathi’s Corner

    Posted on October 7, 2014 at 3:02 pm

    Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

    d I ate a brat. Shouldn’t have but I did. Can you live in Hermann with Oktoberfest all around you and not have a delicious bratwurst? No, No, I say! Bratwurst for everyone! Almost as a prelude to the brat situation, I attended a kickboxing class at the fitness center. I was a bit nervous until I saw Joann Kirchhofer. As soon as I saw her I was REALLY  nervous!

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  • Letters to the editor

    Posted on October 7, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    Dear Editor: In last week’s “The Mayor’s Desk,” Mayor Shabel stated, “The proposal to convert all of the Historic District to C-1 is also problematic.” There is no such proposal. There was discussion about some areas in the Historic District that could possibly be rezoned from R-1 to C-1, but to permit guest houses would only require rezoning to R-2. The current proposals before the Board of Aldermen don’t include

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