2000

 

An almost springlike day greeted the congregation and friends for the dedication service on Sunday afternoon at the new Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church located on Highway 101 mile west of Hermann.

 

Search is underway for new police chief.

 

Gary Engemann and Wayne Heck have been going to the lake it is Ozarks for winter fishing the past 15+ years, but they never landed the catch like they did last Tuesday night. Inga Mendy, using a bow and arrow, reeled in his 48 pound black buffalo that ranks as the second biggest fish on record. It took two fishermen over 15 minutes to get the fish in the boat said Engelman.

 

David Schulte, fire chief of the Herman volunteer fire department, accepted a check for $1000 from the Knights of Columbus and Calvin's distributing which recently sponsored a chili cookoff.

 

The new laundromat next to Casey's Gen. store on market Street opened last week. The 24 hour business, calledDas Washhaus is owned by Jim Holland.

 

The Valentine king and queen at the Frain Valley G and R Ctr. year 2000 party was Bob Spencer and Rosella bruckerhoff.

 

All the St. George seventh grade girls basketball team recently won first place in the spring bluff tournament.

 

The Catholic ladies Solidarity of the parish of the risen Savior held their first meeting of the new year in the parish meeting room at St. Joseph's Church.

 

1900

 

Jacob Strassner has quit farming in Coles Creek and has moved to Burger. Where he will engage in the butcher business.

 

Farmers say wheat is still in very good condition, but that the month of March will be critical.

 

August Baer  and EdwardRebsamen have consolidated their cigar factories and will now do business under the firm name ofRebsamen and Baer.

Local dealers are getting their garden seeds ready.

 

 TheAdelphian literary society met last Friday evening and rendered a very fine program.

 

1925

 

Three federal prohibition officers and peered in Burger, Tuesday, and made successful raids on three places of business. The federal men came to Hermann, but found the city as dry as the Sahara desert.

 

EH Meyer of Herrmann installed a radio receiving set in the home of Fritz Klassner a Swiss merchant.

 

1950

 

Fully 100 people gathered Sunday at St. Marcus Ev.  Church near Rhineland for a basket dinner and social honoring Mr. and Mrs. BenHaselroth ofCase on the occasion of their 25th marital anniversary.

 

An increased tax levy of $.20 on the $100 value a valuation to meet the cost of additional please protection for the city of Herrmann will be tested at the polls in the regular city election to be held April 4.

 

Herman nights responded liberally to the 1950 March of Dimes campaign as donations reached a total of $406.85.

 

Emil Baumstark is enrolled in the six weeks lumberman's course at the University of Kansas City in Kansas City.

 

Ernst Lipskoch, who accidentally fell off the wagon and was very badly bruised, is about able to do his daily work again.

 

1975

 

Winter returned with a fury Sunday and Monday as a late storm dumped up to 12 inches of snow throughout Central Missouri.

 

A first-class mail sack which disappeared November 23 after having been dispatched from the post office here, was discovered with empty mail sacks in a depository at the St. Louis post office, according to Postmaster Bernie Crawford.

 

1990

 

With two boom trucks in action, the framework for the canopy went into place at the Kwik /Store on Market St., Monday.

 

The new man on the job at the chemical dependency unit at Herman area district hospital is Dan Smith. The Executive Director will continue all phases for the operation.

 

Chad Rogers, son of Jerry Rogers, and the late Fran Rogers, received scouting's highest award, that of Eagle Scout at the courth of honor, Sunday at the VFW home.