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More than 70 bred heifers expected in Vienna May 21 for 2nd Show-Me Select sale

The Central Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program will have its second annual Spring Sale at the South Central Regional Stockyards in Vienna at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 21. Over 170 …

Hospital receives 4-star rating on survey

Hermann Area District Hospital received a four-star rating in a survey of readmissions and deaths after heart attacks or pneumonia, according to the website medicare.gov. A patient survey rating …

Commission clears way for installation of new courthouse entry doors

HERMANN — Craftsmen have been given the green light to begin work on installation of new entry doors on the Gasconade County Courthouse, a move that’s part of the effort to curb the …
Sports
Defeating Battle on the road 1-0 on a Drew Copeland goal last Monday, Kalyn Kemp’s Owensville Dutchgirl soccer team looked for another road win at St. James Thursday. Taking a 1-0 lead just …
Competing against schools equal to their size or bigger, Matt Candrl’s Owensville Dutchmen and Dutchgirl track teams placed in the middle of their respective team standings last Wednesday …
Defeating Potosi 6-3 Friday night in extra innings on the road, Tyler Ahring’s Owensville Dutchmen baseball team stepped back into Four Rivers Conference (FRC) play facing Sullivan’s …
In spite of Owensville Dutchmen baseball’s 4-3 loss to Pacific Thursday night, Tyler Ahring’s Orange and Black diamond squad are still right in the thick of the Four Rivers Conference …
Will'ful Thinking

It may say April on the calendar, but that hasn’t stopped more postseason honors coming in for Owensville Dutchmen and Dutchgirl basketball players. In voting just over a week ago by media …

Any other year, Owensville Middle School (OMS) Dutchgirl volleyball would be near the halfway point of their season. This year, winter weather during a two-week stretch in February caused the OMS …
Fans of wrestling in Owensville had plenty of action to wet their appetite over the weekend. Saturday marked the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 2, Sectional 1 …
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 …
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Post office’s COVID excuse causes lack of value to reader

To the Editor: As an item of interest, I’m a longtime property owner in Maries County and my paper is mailed to my St. Louis County address (Zip code 63124-1269). Today, April 28, I received …

House, Senate bills ‘cross over’ in committee

This past week, I was invited into the office of the Speaker of the House. Speaker Rob Vescovo presented me with the Freshman of the Year award for my work as an advocate for conservation. At the …

Passing priorities

This week, the Missouri Senate approved its version of the state’s operating budget for Fiscal Year 2022. Composed of 13 appropriations bills, the budget provides funding to a wide range of …

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