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As long as something has two to four legs and a mind of its own, humans will continue to be fascinated by watching a race among its peers, and that’s just what transpired at Firehouse #1, over on 2nd Street, last Saturday night. Ten mice races to be exact, and they were the center of attract…

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If Hermann seemed rather quiet last Saturday evening, that's because many residents were attending the St. George Parish Cajun Shrimp Boil in the gymnasium. The parishioners had turned the gym into a colorful New Orleans fest hall, complete with murals of Mardi Gras scenes and props that mad…

The Gasconade County Master Gardener’s March program in their 2019 Speaker Series will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, at the Swiss Evangelical Reformed Church, 2028 Swiss Church Road, Hwy 19, in Swiss.

Thirteen years is a long time to wait. That’s a long time for anything, but particularly while waiting on a cure for cancer. More than thirteen years ago, a group in Hermann discussed ways money could be raised in the community that would support cancer patients directly. The idea was to kee…

The Hermann German-American Club will host its annual meeting on Sunday, March 3 at 2 p.m. at the St. Paul UCC Fellowship Hall on W. 1st St. in Hermann. Past, present and future members are welcome to attend.

What’s a German Maifest celebration without kids singing songs in the language where it all began? Kathryn Render will be teaching Hermann area youth, German folk songs to be sung during Maifest weekend, May 17-19. Musicians are needed as well. Kathryn says rehearsals will start Tuesday, Feb…

Fundraising efforts are kicking into high gear for two Hermann High School (HHS) end-of-year events. The Families-in-Action campaign is looking for sponsors for the two events—the After Prom Breakfast and Project Graduation. Organizers say the two events have been successful in the past due …

The St. Paul UCC Handbell Choir Trivia Night is scheduled for Friday, March 1 at 7 p.m. It will be held in the Fellowship Hall on the lower level of St. Paul UCC at 136 W. 1st St. in Hermann. Doors open at 6:30 and games begin at 7 p.m. In case of inclement weather, the event will be resched…

   The Scenic Library-Hermann branch is holding a free Kidsight Vision Screening and health booth on Thursday Feb. 14 at 10 a.m., for children 6 mo. up to 6 year-olds. RSVP today and call 573-486-2024.

Mike Sloan family’s business, the Hermann Wurst Haus, is impressive on any scale. Seldom does a family business reach such successive heights that it becomes a household name regionally or nationally. With the Farm-to-Table movement of the last decade, those farm families with an entrepreneu…

The seventh Christmas Corner sponsored by Hermann Trolley is now history, but for hundreds of area kids, it was a memorable night they won’t soon forget. In chilling Dec. weather under a full moon, kids stayed warm as they roasted marshmallows for s’mores and jumped in bounce houses. Hot cho…

Thanksgiving turkeys weren’t even in the oven yet, but already, families made the drive last Wednesday on a cool, sunny afternoon to Pea Ridge Forest to pick out a Christmas tree. Not just any tree—their Christmas tree and many have been coming to these river hills for years.

This Weekend in Hermann. See all that is going on in Hermann, view the Calendar of Events .

The Central District Coalition for Roadway Safety and Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) awarded the Hermann Families in Action with a Project Graduation grant to assist with expenses for the drug and alcohol-free after-graduation celebration for Hermann High School seniors.