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Hermann fourth-graders to participate in Arbor Day celebration

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:49 pm

By staff writer The lawn in front of City Hall will be an outdoor classroom for fourth-graders attending Hermann’s annual Arbor Day celebration on Friday. Hermann’s Tree Commission has planned this event for the past 10 years, and teach school-age children about planting trees, and their value. The tree planting ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. This year’s theme is “Three Cheers for Trees.” It will be the focus of

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Maifest Maypole dancers

Hermann’s Maifest has something for young and old

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 4:09 pm

By staff writer One of Missouri’s oldest German festivals is just around the corner as Hermann presents its 62nd annual Maifest 2014 – a genuine German celebration of spring on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 16-18. The Hermann Jaycees and the Hermann Maifest Council are working together to create a fun filled event for people of all ages to celebrate the beginning of spring. Activities will be throughout town, including

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  • Two blocks of Hermann’s streets to be rebuilt

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 4:00 pm

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    By staff writer The city’s public works director and street foreman have proposed rebuilding two streets, and the board of aldermen has given the projects the green light to proceed. In a letter to the board on April 7, Wayne Bruckerhoff, street foreman, and Mark Wallace, public works director, designated the 200 block of East Third Street and the 400 block of Stark Boulevard for upgrades this summer. In the

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  • Hermann school district hosts large Special Olympics event

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:58 pm

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    Approximately 900 Special Olympic athletes from a six-county area participated in the 6th annual Hermann Area Special Olympics and Youth Athlete Program at the Hermann High School track last Wednesday, April 16. The Games were open with the Parade of Athletes and the playing of the National Anthem. Lunch was provided by the Hermann Masonic Lodge and Calvin’s Distributing. Ten school districts sent athletes to the competition.

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Hermann baseball team defeats Owensville, loses to Sullivan

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 3:48 pm

By staff writer Two lefties having good years hooked up in a Four Rivers Conference pitching match-up last Thursday at Sullivan. The Eagles’ Jake Lochner was magnificent in a 6-0 win over the Hermann Bearcats. Lochner struck out 17 batters and limited Hermann to just two hits. Grant Ruediger, the Bearcats’ starter, struck out seven in five innings and gave up four hits and four runs. Sullivan scored one run

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  • American man wins Boston; first since 1983

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 12:46 pm

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    BOSTON (AP) — “The Star-Spangled Banner” played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon. One year after a bombing there killed three people and left more than 260 injured, Meb Keflezighi added Boston to a resume that includes the New York City Marathon title in 2009 and a silver medal in the 2004 Olympics. Running just two weeks before his 39th birthday, he had

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  • Hermann boys and girls track teams compete at Linn Invitational

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 11:17 am

    Grant Uthlaut

    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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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

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    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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Maifest Maypole dancers

Hermann’s Maifest has something for young and old

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 4:09 pm

By staff writer One of Missouri’s oldest German festivals is just around the corner as Hermann presents its 62nd annual Maifest 2014 – a genuine German celebration of spring on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 16-18. The Hermann Jaycees and the Hermann Maifest Council are working together to create a fun filled event for people of all ages to celebrate the beginning of spring. Activities will be throughout town, including

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  • Music, history of William H Pommer this weekend in Hermann

    Posted on April 2, 2014 at 8:03 am

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    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

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    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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