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Hermann High School Lady Bearcats summer volleyball camp

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:43 pm

High school students attending the Hermann Lady Bearcats volleyball camp last week, in front from left, were Valerie Hagedorn, Hunter Wilkinson, Gwen LeRoy, Tesla Ruediger, Cameron Hackmann and Savanah Knipping. Second row from left: Kaileigh Tyree, Claire Kotthoff, Ellie Holland, Alida Bader, Emily Engemann and Marissa Grannemann. Third row from left: Sabryn Englert, Symantha Fredrick, Allison Edwards, Katie Rose, Brooke Groose and McKenzie Chasteen. Fourth row from left: Maddy Gerlemann,

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Off to Germany

Hermann students are off to Germany

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 4:49 pm

A group of eight Hermann High School students and two chaperones left Monday morning, July 21, for an 11-day trip to Germany. The students will stay with host families in Bad Arolsen, Germany, Hermann’s sister city. James McKay, Hermann High School German teacher, and Paula Schannuth, high school athletic department secretary, are the chaperones. Pictured from left are Mrs. Schannuth, Drew Loehnig, Gwen LeRoy, Gabby Schannuth, Zach Speckhals, Colten Hubbard,

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  • Hermann graduate is 2014 Montgomery Co. Fair queen

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 4:38 pm

    Sadie Gotsch

    Sadie Gotsch of Rhineland, a 2013 graduate of Hermann High School, was crowed queen of the 2014 Montgomery County Fair. Sadie, 19, just comleted her freshman year at East Central College in Union. She is pictured here riding in the fair parade last Tuesday evening.

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  • Hermann FFA student show Reserve Grand Champion at the Fair

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    Reserve grand champion

    Alida Bader, 15, of rural Hermann holds onto the reserve grand champion market steer that she showed last week at the Montgomery County Fair. The Shorthorn Angus Cross had a beginning weight of 982 pounds, and weighed 1,289 pounds at the fair. Alida will be a sophomore at Hermann High School this fall. She is the daughter of Alfred and Brenda Bader.

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Hermann girls are taught fundamentals at summer volleyball camp

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:47 pm

Shey Mundwiller picks up a served at the Hermann Lady Bearcats girls volleyball camp held last week at Hermann High School. Coach Linda Lampkin and her staff conducted the camp in three age groups– 5th and 6th graders, 7th and 8th graders, and students who will be in high school this fall. This annual camp draws a large group of girls each year. Under Coach Lampkin, Hermann High School has

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  • Hermann High School Lady Bearcats summer volleyball camp

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    HHS vball camp

    High school students attending the Hermann Lady Bearcats volleyball camp last week, in front from left, were Valerie Hagedorn, Hunter Wilkinson, Gwen LeRoy, Tesla Ruediger, Cameron Hackmann and Savanah Knipping. Second row from left: Kaileigh Tyree, Claire Kotthoff, Ellie Holland, Alida Bader, Emily Engemann and Marissa Grannemann. Third row from left: Sabryn Englert, Symantha Fredrick, Allison Edwards, Katie Rose, Brooke Groose and McKenzie Chasteen. Fourth row from left: Maddy Gerlemann,

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  • Hermann High School cross country camp winds up

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 3:24 pm

    XC camp

    Hermann High School’s Summer Cross Country Camp was held recently with 35 athletes participating over the entire week. Coach Mike Kelley and his staff focused on building each athletes endurance base by running through town, running the difficult Sawmill Road, and ending the week with a 1.5 mile race. The 1.5-mile race will take place Friday morning (July 11) on campus. The top five finishers in the 1.5 mile run

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Hermann mayor, aldermen split over allowing pizza vendors in town

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 10:22 am

By staff writer The Hermann Board of Aldermen and mayor discussed the issue of pizza trucks again at Monday night’s city council meeting, but nothing was decided. There’s a difference of opinion between Mayor Tom Shabel and some aldermen as to whether or not to allow pizza truck vendors to sell in town. Several weeks ago, Mayor Shabel asked City Attorney Dave Politte to look into whether the city could

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  • Hermann Farmers Market kicks into high gear

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    Farmers Markt

    Kenneth Oelschlaeger sets up his stand at the Hermann Farmers Market along Market Street. Lots of fresh vegetables are coming into season and are being sold on Wednesday afternoon and on Saturday mornings. Oelschlaeger brought heads of cabbage that were as large as basketballs. Free-ranging dressed chickens were also available at the market last Saturday.

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  • Maj. Angela Diebal of Hermann helps mends soldiers in the Sinai Peninsula

    Posted on June 24, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    Maj. Diebal

    By Sgt. Thomas Duval EL GORAH, Egypt — Standing at 5 feet, 4 inches tall, Maj. Angela Diebal may not be intimidating; however, her unique treatment procedures have many multinational soldiers serving in the Sinai Peninsula thinking twice before stepping into her office. As the physical therapist for the 1st Support Battalion, Multinational Force and Observers, Diebal utilizes unique and highly effective, yet sometimes painful, techniques to help injured soldiers

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THE 2014 DMACC MID-AMERICAN WINE COMPETITION AWARDS 100 GOLD MEDALS!

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 9:34 am

  Adam Puchta Winery received 3 Gold medals, which included a Sweepstakes nomination for Signature Port, 10 Silver medals, and 5 Bronze medals in the Eighth Annual Mid-American Wine Competition held at the Des Moines Area Community College campus in Ankeny, IA. “The quality of Midwestern wines continues to improve,” said Bob Foster, Director of the Mid-American Wine Competition (MAWC).  These are high quality wines that wine lovers should seek

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  • Dancing to the Cajun beat at Hermann’s Stone Hill Winery

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 10:09 am

    Local dancers

    This year’s Cajun Concert on the Hill hit its 25th anniversary, and like most years, it was hot. But that didn’t seem to bother the large numbers that turned out to dance to the music of Cajun music, this year provided by Brett Denais & T-Rouge from south Louisiana. This was the band’s first year at the Cajun Concert on the Hill, which was held July 11-13.

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  • Hermann’s Fourth of July celebration kicks 3-day holiday weekend

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    flag 4th of July

    By staff writer Hermann has been the perfect destination for the Fourth of July, and this year a three-day weekend will start with Friday’s July 4th celebration, culminated with a fireworks at dusk. Each year an estimated 5,000 to 6,000 enjoy the Independence Day fireworks on the Hermann riverfront, where this year the Brush & Palette Club will operate the food stand at the Riverfront Park pavilion. The club is

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