Owensville Dutchgirl 4x100-meter relay team members (from left) Emma Daniels, Emma-lee Wehmeyer, Ali Daniels, McKenzy Echols and Cameron Nowack all stand on the medal podium.

OHS Track medals in six of eight events at state meet

JEFFERSON CITY — Find the medal stand. Matt Candrl’s Owensville Dutchmen and Dutchgirl track athletes had that on their minds over the weekend during the 2024 Missouri State High …
News

Radio Wire agreement may bring new ISP to area

Owensville residents may soon look forward to a new internet service provider in town, pending the execution of a contract currently under negotiation between the city and Radio Wire. Last year, …

Reinhold cuts double ribbon for Rosebud Resort and RV Park

Jerry Reinhold with Rosebud Resort and RV Park held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday with the Owensville Chamber of Commerce and Rosebud Chamber of Commerce. Pictured with Reinhold are, from left, …

R-2 directors hire teachers, support staff for 2024-25 school year, accept resignations

In a closed session Monday, Gasconade County R-2 School District’s Board of Education approved numerous staff hirings and transfers for the 2024-25 school year. Following an hour-long …

MDC encourages public to leave wildlife wild

JEFFERSON CITY — The spring season brings blooms, sunny skies, warmer temperatures and a variety of newborn animals. Young wildlife can pull on our heartstrings as they look to be abandoned, …

Obituaries
Julia Schreiber
Julia Ann Schreiber, 80, of Rolla, passed away peacefully with her son by her side May 12, 2024, at the Aurora Health and Rehab facility in Rolla. She was born June 19, 1943, to George and …
Doris Tuschhoff
Doris Lee Tuschhoff, 71, of Owensville, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2024, at Capital Region Hospital in Jefferson City. She was born Oct. 7, 1952, to Berry and Ora (Baxter) Keeney in Jefferson …
Shirley Wilson
Shirley Leota Wilson, 86, of Owensville, passed away Friday, May 3, 2024, at her residence. She was born Feb. 17, 1938, to John Wesley and Arlene Elizabeth (Gage) McAlexander in Ottawa, Kan. …
Stay in the hunt for a Four Rivers Conference (FRC) title. Steven Kemp’s Owensville Dutchmen baseball team was trying to do exactly that Monday night on the road in Phelps County against …
Defend the home track. Matt Candrl’s Owensville High School (OHS) Dutchmen and Dutchgirl track teams looked to do that Friday at Dutchmen Field during the annual OHS Relays. …
Will'ful Thinking
Aside from a June 1 date at Busch Stadium for Steven Kemp’s Owensville Dutchmen baseball team, Owensville High School (OHS) for the 2023-24 school year came to an end over the weekend following …
Throughout the spring, the five words above have been uttered more times than we care to count. With all of the recent rain, Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) district …
Area high school track teams began their road to Jefferson City with district meets over the weekend and baseball teams will join the May madness over the weekend. While Owensville and Hermann …
Follow us on Facebook!
Opinion

Missouri General Assembly adjourns without Initiative Petition Reform

The 2024 legislative session ended today, Friday, May 17. While we are thankful to see the final passage of legislation to defund Planned Parenthood, we are disappointed that passage of Initiative …

The final gavel pounds

The final gavel pounded on May 17, signaling the end of the 2024 legislative session and my second year as your state senator. While floor discussions were contentious and slow-moving at times, …

A symbolic gesture

The paper toss is a symbolic gesture noting the end of the legislative session. I think it was also a gesture of my frustration. The session ended too soon and there was still a lot of good work …