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R-1 building upgrades planned for summer

HERMANN — Band-Aids for skinned knees and elbows should be in less demand at Hermann Elementary School as students begin enjoying recess activities on something much softer than asphalt. The …

Gasconade R-2 board approves modified GCR2 COVID Leave policy by resolution

The Gasconade County R-2 Board of Education on Jan. 18 voted 7-0 to approve the COVID-19 Leave Resolution — an extension of the expired Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) allowing …

Three-way Ward 2 race includes incumbent, former mayor

After repeatedly saying he wasn’t planning to seek another term as Ward 2 alderman in Owensville, Charles (Rob) Borgmann, III, signed up Friday as a candidate for another two-year …
Sports
Ending 2020 on a three-game winning streak, Owensville’s eighth-grade Dutchmen coached by Taylor Payne opened the new year with a win over Pacific to extend the streak to four …
Opening 2021 on the road over the weekend in Ste. Genevieve, Dustin Howard’s Owensville Dutchmen wrestlers looked to leave Dragon country with hardware. Winning four of their five duals …
Nearly out of action for a month due to COVID-19 and the holiday break, Ryan Flanagan’s Owensville Dutchgirl basketball team finally got to return to the court Thursday night. Hitting the …
Victories. That is what Cullen VanLeer’s Owensville Dutchmen are after in 2021. Falling 54-49 in their 32nd Owensville Tournament opener to Steelville earlier in the week, OHS got another …
Will'ful Thinking

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 …
Whether it was on the field or in the classroom, Owensville Dutchmen and Dutchgirl athletes competing in cross country, football, volleyball, softball and cheerleading enjoyed plenty of it. While …
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Opinion
Defending the Constitution

Dear Editor, The idea that both political parties would always support and defend the constitution was a dream of the forefathers. It became blatantly obvious with the enactment of the Civil War …

Capitol Complex Tax Credit program proposed

It’s the start of a new year and a new legislative session. On Jan. 6, the First Regular Session of the 101st General Assembly began with the swearing-in of recently elected senators. I look …

Transportation fuel tax increase proposal a priority during 101st General Assembly

On Wednesday, Jan. 6, my colleagues and I returned to the capital city for the start of the First Regular Session of the 101st General Assembly. The first day of any General Assembly is always …

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