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Eight games in nine days. That is what greeted Hannah Koppelmann’s Owensville Dutchgirl softball team to close out the month of September. That stretch began on Tuesday, Sept. 20 with a …
PACIFIC — Adjusting to a new offense. That is what Nathan Cabot’s Owensville Dutchmen did Friday night closing the September portion on the road against Paul Day’s Pacific …
Gasconade County’s E-911 Center has become one of only five dispatching centers in Missouri and the 310th in the world to obtain certification as an Accredited Center of Excellence …
Commission News

Commission appoints Rothermich to Scenic’s board

BY Buck Collier special correspondent   HERMANN — Sarah Rothermich has been named as a Gasconade County representative to the Scenic Regional Library District Board of …

Commission urged to pay close attention to road budget during 2023

HERMANN —  With several line items already depleted or about to be out of budgeted funds, Gasconade County administrators are being urged to cast a sharp eye toward the county’s Road …

Yet another ‘banner’ month for sales tax

HERMANN — As the calendar heads into the final months of the year, Gasconade County’s sales taxes continue to surprise elected officials. Indeed, as County Treasurer Mike Feagan noted, …

Sports

Trophy

If you’re looking for anyone in Gasconade County Friday night, they will more than likely be at Dutchmen Field witnessing Owensville’s Dutchmen and Hermann’s Bearcats battling for …

Varsity Dutchgirl softball claims county diamond bragging rights, JV diamond Dutchgirls find win column over Union’s Lady Wildcats

A rivalry win on the road. That was the goal for Hannah Koppelmann’s Owensville Dutchgirl softball team on the road last Tuesday against Hermann’s Lady Bearcats in northern Gasconade …

Dutchmen overcome six turnovers in OT win

WARRENTON — Nine times out of 10, if a football team turns the ball over six times in a game, they will more than likely come out on the losing end of the final outcome. Nathan Cabot’s …
Sports

Football for moms

Tomorrow night (Thursday), mothers, coaches wives and female fans of Owensville Dutchmen football will be treated to a fun and informational event put on by head coach Nathan Cabot and his coaching …

Fourth-quarter lead disappears on final play

Tough luck. It happens in life and it happens on the football field. Nathan Cabot’s Owensville Dutchmen found this out the hard way Friday night in the closing seconds of their …

Freshmen volleyball Dutchgirls Washington

A 2-0 start. That is what Owensville Dutchgirl volleyball teams coached by Alexis Decker, Misti Rutledge and Jamie Ridenhour were after last Wednesday night with Washington’s Lady Blue Jays …
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Opinion

To combat overdose, we need solutions, not stigma

Every six minutes, someone in the United States dies from a drug-related overdose. On April 16, 2021, that someone was my brother. He was only 38 and left behind three young daughters, who are …

Legislative food fights

Missouri’s legislative special session dealing with tax cuts is a reminder of how often in past decades tax-cut bills have become food fights for getting tax burdens reduced for a variety of …

The Grand Tour

Starting in the mid-16th century, young aristocrats — mainly from Britain — took extended trips around Europe to complete their education. It was called the Grand Tour. The goal of …