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Gasconade County Clerk Lesa Lietzow had the results of last Tuesday’s election certified last Friday, and Hermann’s newly-elected officials were sworn in at Monday night’s City Council meeting. Ton Shabel, one of two challengers for Mayor Dolores Granneman’s position, won by 26 votes over the incumbent. Shabel received 295 votes, Mrs. Grannemann had 269 and Rich Lauer 98. In the only other contested race in the municipal election, another challenger,
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
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.
Scenic Regional Library tax levy increase received the widest support in Gasconade County in the three-county district in last Tuesday’s election. It passed in all three counties, and needed a simple majority in the combined district. Voters in Gasconade County gave the issue 1,378 “yes” votes to 743 “no” votes. In Franklin County voters narrowly approved the 10-cent increase by 97 votes. The vote was 3,850 in favor of the
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
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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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
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
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.
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
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
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