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City’s tax rate unchanged

A public hearing was held last Thursday, Sept. 17, at city hall to determine the city’s tax rate for 2020. Even though no one from the public was in attendance to speak for or against the …

Record breaking positive COVID-19 case increase, death count this week in Franklin County

Three new COVID-19 deaths and 214 new positive cases were identified by the Franklin County Health Department this week. Seven of those new cases were assigned to the Gerald area. This is the highest …

Hermann man charged with rape, sodomy

A Hermann man is out of jail after posting a $50,000 surety bond on charges he raped and sodomized a woman Sept. 16 in his home in the 200 block of West 9th Street. Nathan Paul Weiser, 42, was …
Sports
Nearly left without a meet over the weekend, Owensville Middle and High School cross country runners competed in the Bismarck Invitational at Mineral Area College in Farmington. Once all six races …
Losing two freshman tournaments throughout the month of September due to COVID-19, Taylor Payne’s Owensville Dutchgirl freshman volleyball team was able to pick up a tournament Friday in the …
After nearly a month of practice, Owensville Middle School Dutchgirl basketball teams coached by Terra Heidle and Ryan Flanagan finally got to open their seasons Monday night. Facing …
Finishing the non-conference portion of their schedule at 2-1, Nathan Cabot’s Owensville Dutchmen looked to begin the Four Rivers Conference (FRC) portion of their football slate Friday night …
Will'ful Thinking

Friday night, gridiron Gasconade County bragging rights between the Owensville Dutchmen and Hermann Bearcats will be on the line at Dutchmen Field. Fresh in the minds of Nathan Cabot’s …

While the COVID-19 pandemic has canceled several sporting events throughout mid-Missouri, it could not stop Owensville High School athletic department officials from holding senior night festivities …
Fresh off a 47-0 shutout of Eldon last Friday night, Nathan Cabot’s Owensville Dutchmen football team will see something they’ve never seen before. Cuba’s Wildcats will enter the …
Any other school year, senior night would take place towards the end of their respective seasons. However, in the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, Owensville High School athletic …
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Opinion
More Trump corruption exposed

I wonder why Mrs. Schnieders chose to say the “bastardly Democrats.”  Labels such as that are a propaganda technique.  Over the last 50 years, the Republicans have had 149 …

Reducing violent crime, making state safer

Members of the Missouri General Assembly wrapped up their work this week on an extra session called to combat violent crime in our state. During the session, called by the governor, lawmakers passed …

More Trump corruption exposed

I wonder why Mrs. Schnieders chose to say the “bastardly Democrats.”  Labels such as that are a propaganda technique.  Over the last 50 years, the Republicans have had 149 …

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