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HERMANN — As difficult as it was to craft a 2020 operating budget for the various Gasconade County government departments, all of which were sent back to the drawing board to find more cuts to …
Gasconade County R-2 directors on Monday approved Kelley Rosemann to replace Ken Hunott as Owensville Middle School assistant principal in the 2020-21 school year with a 6-0 vote. “I feel …
Gasconade County R-2 Schools Superintendent Dr. Chuck Garner said he went to the Missouri School Board Association’s Legislative Forum Day and learned of some of the education bills going …
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MEXICO — There’s a first time for everything. That saying proved unfortunate over the weekend during the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 2, District 2 …
While their seasons have been over for a while now, student-athletes in football, volleyball, cross country and softball were recognized Monday night during the monthly meeting of the Gasconade …
A Four Rivers Conference (FRC) victory on their home court. That’s what Dutchgirl head basketball coach Ryan Flanagan and his Owensville basketball team were looking for Monday night with …
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Throughout this season of Owensville Dutchgirl wrestling, plenty of history has been made. Over the weekend at Holt High School in Wentzville, another historic moment was almost …
Wrapping up their regular season over the weekend at the Marshfield Duals Wrestling Tournament, Rod Barndollar’s Owensville Dutchmen wrestlers can now turn their focus to this weekend’s …
Sweeping Belle earlier in the week on their home floor, Owensville’s Dutchmen and Dutchgirl basketball teams looked to duplicate that feat Friday night. With Hermann’s Lady Bearcats …
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Privacy rights

A recent lawsuit filed against the Missouri House has highlighted a growing conflict between demands for openness in government versus the expectation of Missouri citizens for personal …

You are what you swallow

To the Editor:   The title of this letter is a rephrasing of the old expression “You are what you eat,” meaning your diet absolutely informs your physical makeup. Eat …

Hybrid vigor desired in cow breeding; but not so much in viral microbe herds

My science curiosity perked up on news of a virus in China. There, 100 people a day died from a pneumonia-like disease. Now, the NY Times says 142 people died in the last 24 hours. To me, …