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Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

Cathi’s Corner

Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:54 pm

Did you know that if you need to dry out shoes or boots a crumpled up newspaper works perfectly? Stuff the newspaper sheets down tight enough and it will help keep the shoe’s shape as it dries. Back-to-school haircut time. Please do not use a bowl as a haircut pattern! We have great hairstylists here in Hermann. There are Headhunters on Market (who I use), Design Studio on Schiller, Marilyn’s

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  • From the Mayor’s Desk

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 11:29 am

    Last week the Board of Aldermen approved a resolution to retain the law firm of Curtis, Heinz, Garrett & O’Keefe P.C. to represent the City of Hermann in our efforts to vacate the agreement for electricity we have with MoPep.  The vote was three ayes and zero nays.  Alderman Justin Alfermann was unable to attend that meeting but did contact the Mayor via email voicing his support for this resolution. 

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  • Cathi’s Corner

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 11:27 am

    Bad week in Hermann if you were a rib. The VFW had great success with their BBQ fundraiser for Honor Flight. Lots of ribs and burgers were gobbled up. I actually bought a slab, took them home and my husband said, “Why don’t you get more since they are so good?” And I did! I spied several new American flags flying around Hermann this weekend. They looked really good. Keep

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  • On to another chapter at the Hermann paper

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 3:04 pm

    Don Kruse

    By Don Kruse, Editor The Advertiser-Courier Many moons ago, I came back home to become the editor of my hometown newspaper. It would have been a dream for many, but I got the chance to experience it. Now, 23 years later, I’m cutting back my workload at the Advertiser-Courier and will become the sports editor of the Hermann A-C and the New Haven Leader. I’m excited beyond words. It’s a

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  • Remembering the old clay trucks that passed by our house

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    Don Kruse

    By Don Kruse, Editor The Advertiser-Courier The sound of clay trucks could be heard zooming past our house on Highway 19 in the 1950s. I didn’t know what those big trucks were carrying until I heard my dad talking one day to one of his siblings on Dry Hill. They were marveling at how many of them drove by in a particular day–two trucks for every car. It must have

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  • Remembering toys that were made in Hermann

    Posted on June 24, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    Don Kruse

    By Don Kruse, Editor The Advertiser-Courier If you remember Hermann’s famous toy factory that the late Bev Taylor moved to town in the early 1960s, there was one toy that some considered the company’s signature item. It was called the kaleidoscope. Summers were a busy time for toy production, and filling orders to be shipped to retail stores. A Western Auto warehouse in St. Louis hired college students for summer

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