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Pope breaks tradition again

Posted on April 19, 2014 at 12:38 pm

On Holy Thursday, Pope Francis visited a home for the elderly and disabled, the Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi, to wash the feet of “12 disabled people of different ages, ethnicities and religious confessions,” during a special Lord’s Supper Mass, according to the Vatican. It was the second time he has broken with Vatican tradition and washed the feet of ordinary people rather than priests. Last year, he washed the feet

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Widening of Route 19 from Hermann to Route 50 continues

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 11:54 am

The Missouri Department of Transportation and its contractors continue on shoulder widening of Highway 19 from Hermann to U.S. Route 50 at Drake. One lane will be open and crews will flag traffic through the work area. Pilot vehicles are bring used to lead traffic through the zone. A fresh layer of asphalt will be put down and rumble strips cut into the shoulders. The project is scheduled for completion

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  • German students receive souvenir pins from Hermann mayor

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 11:49 am

    Pins for German stu

    A group of German students from Hermann’s sister city, Bad Arolsen, Germany, were given souvenir pins last Wednesday morning by Mayor Dolores Grannemann after being given a tour of city hall. The students and their chaperone are here for 12 days. They were also given a tour of the city jail by Police Chief Frank Tennant.

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  • Hermann Regional Economic Development fundraiser set for June 21 at Valentine Hall

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 11:35 am


    By staff writer Hermann Regional Economic Development (HRED) Corporation will hold its annual fund raiser on Saturday, June 21, at Valentine Hall in Starkenburg. HRED’s Mission is: “To secure a prosperous future for the greater Hermann area and surrounding communities by facilitating collaborative efforts to strengthen our economic base, build upon our quality of place and develop the next generation of businesses and residents.” HRED is also looking for Items

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Hermann boys and girls track teams compete at Linn Invitational

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 11:17 am

By staff writer Hermann’s boys track team scored 26 points and finished eighth in the 18-team Linn Invitational last Monday, April 7. The Hermann girls placed 13th with 15 points. Eldon won the girls meet with 156 points and Blair Oaks took the boys crown with 117, edging Eldon with 103.5 points. Grant Uthlaut of Hermann placed third in the 3,200 meter run in 10:39.45. Senior Andrew Riddell of the

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  • Hermann baseball team loses to St. Clair, 3-2

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 2:59 pm

    Grant congrats

    By staff writer Kevin Cox lined a double into the left-field gap with one out in the bottom of the ninth, driving home Brady Lindsey and giving St. Clair a 3-2 win over Hermann at Dick Ochsner Ballpark on Monday afternoon. The game was moved to Hermann after heavy rain throughout the day Monday made the St. Clair ball diamond too wet to play. The Bearcats tied it 2-2 in

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  • national championship game news

    Posted on April 5, 2014 at 2:44 pm


    Click this link for the latest news from the NCAA    

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Mercy Clinic adds OB/GYN at Hermann Area District Hospital

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 11:30 am

By staff writer Women in the Hermann region can now see a Mercy Clinic obstetrician and gynecologist close to home. Bruce Glover, DO, is seeing patients at the Hermann office on the first and third Monday of each month. He is the only board-certified OB/GYN seeing patients in the area. The specialty office is located at Hermann Area District Hospital, 509 West 18th St. in Hermann. Dr. Glover, who is

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  • Area teacher receives Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    Mr. and Mrs. Boyer

    By staff writer Shonda Boyer of Stony Hill, a high school business teacher for the Sullivan School District, has received the 2013-2014 Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award. The award, which is offered by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, recognizes educators who are active in citizenship education, including topics such as economics, and who are promoters of community volunteer and civic projects. Teachers  that teach in K-12 can be

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  • Hermann hospital recognizes three employees

    Posted on February 11, 2014 at 2:36 pm


    Stephen Gumper, director (left), Steve Goodman (center) and Keith Heying were chosen Employees of the 4th Quarter at the Hermann Area District Hospital. They work in the maintenance department at the hospital. They received recognition and a $30 gift certificate to Hermann Lumber Company.

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Music, history of William H Pommer this weekend in Hermann

Posted on April 2, 2014 at 8:03 am

Deutschheim State Historic Site in Hermann will celebrate the music and history of musician William H. Pommer on Friday and Saturday, April 4-5.  Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the events include concerts on Friday and Saturday evenings and a symposium Saturday afternoon at the Hermann Festhalle, located at 237 E. First Street in Hermann.  The events are free and open to the public. Visitors will have the opportunity to experience

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  • Hermann city band starts practices on Monday, April 7

    Posted on March 25, 2014 at 2:47 pm

    Band sax

    By staff writer The Hermann City Band will start practices for the upcoming summer season on Mondays, beginning April 7, at 7 p.m. The practices will be held in the Hermann High School band room. New members are welcome, but participants should be at least high school age. The band will be under the direction of Carl Bounds. For more information call (573) 834-5400. The first band concert of the

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  • Missouri State Concert Chorale at St. George Church in Hermann March 23

    Posted on March 11, 2014 at 5:00 pm

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    The Missouri State University Concert Chorale will perform in concert at St. George Catholic Church in Hermann on Sunday, March 23, at 4 p.m. The public is invited and there is no admission. The program will consist of works by MacMillan, Victoria, Harris, Holst, Swayne, Schoenberg, Bach, Chesnokov, Mealor, Dawson and Houton. The group of 52 voices is the primary touring choir of the Department of Music at Missouri State

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