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R-2 remains uncertain if $600,000 will be restored to fiscal budget

District’s Jan. 18 board meeting, Superintendent Dr. Chuck Garner noted that funds withheld from the district in the spring of 2020, at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, had not yet been …

Transportation Commission approves Gasconade, Maries bridge rehabs

At its regular monthly meeting last week, the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved a contract to rehabilitate two bridges in Gasconade and Maries counties.  Concrete …

Neill gets nod as R-1 chief; Anderson to Washington

HERMANN — Gasconade County R-1 School District's new top administrator is making a move up the education administration ladder. Geoff Neill, who last week got the nod to succeed Scott Smith, …
Sports
HERMANN — Defeating New Haven and St. Clair earlier in their first two games, Ryan Flanagan’s Owensville Dutchgirl basketball team looked to punctuate a 3-0 week at the Hermann …
BELLE — Defeating Missouri Military Academy and Belle’s junior varsity Tigers earlier in the week, Cullen VanLeer’s Owensville Dutchmen earned a spot in Saturday’s …
Opening 2021 with three tough road games, Ryan Flanagan’s Owensville Dutchgirls returned home last week looking to get back on the winning track. Snapping a four-game losing streak last …
Owensville Middle and High School basketball fans looking for tournaments throughout the remainder of this week will have plenty to choose from. That is because there are tournaments ranging in …
Will'ful Thinking

Last Tuesday, former Owensville Dutchgirl basketball player Breanna Diestelkamp stepped into unchartered waters at the University of Missouri - St. Louis (UMSL). Inserted into the starting line up …

Even though it is still over a week until Christmas, last Friday felt like it for basketball and wrestling coaches throughout Missouri with the unveiling of district assignments by the Missouri State …
By the time this coming Friday rolls around, all of the Owensville High School winter senior student-athletes will have been recognized. It began this past Friday with Dustin Howard’s OHS …
As we move into the winter sports season, COVID-19 has already impacted numerous sports schedules within the Gasconade County R-2 School District. Take away a positive COVID-19 test by an …
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Punishment of legislators

Missouri history provides a fascinating contrast to the U.S. House vote to remove Rep. Marjorie Greene, R-Georgia, from committee assignments. Unlike Greene, similar disciplinary actions in …

Cold weather, high demand for electricity highlights need for diverse resources

Earlier this week, extreme weather caused power outages for much of the central United States. Bitter cold led to increased demand for electricity while also forcing significant portions of electric …

Show-Me Zero campaign aims to prevent avoidable deaths

Officials with the Missour State Highway Patrol and the Missouri Department of Transportation are looking at a ways to reduce the disturbing trend of increased traffic fatalities which occurred …

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