OHS grapplers open 2023 at quad meet in Eldon

Looking to open 2023 with individual and team wins, Owensville Dutchmen and Dutchgirl wrestlers ventured to Eldon High School last Tuesday to compete in a quadrangular meet against the host Mustangs, …
News
GASCONADE COUNTY — The Gasconade County Health Department reported that the county’s Center for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 community level remained low in the last week. In total, …
HERMANN – Gasconade County government Thursday officially gave notice that, too, would be seeking a sales tax on marijuana, joining many other counties and cities throughout the state looking …
The Owensville Middle School (OMS) Robotics Team followed up a first-place win in a competitive design category with a Jan. 17 presentation on their projects to the Gasconade County R-2 Board of …
An Owensville man arrested Jan. 11 following an hour-long standoff inside a residence on Marvin Avenue was transported from the Crawford County Jail on Tuesday to the Department of Correction’s …
When it comes to keeping an adequate amount of materials on Gasconade County’s roads, the members of the County Commission sometimes feel they are caught between a rock and a hard …
Commission News
HERMANN — Gasconade County administrators will be exploring the possible split of the Circuit Clerk & Recorder of Deeds Office, a move that would result in the creation of a new county …
HERMANN — An effort has fallen short in obtaining a small piece of county government’s 2023 operating budget to help pay for the law enforcement presence at the Gasconade County …
HERMANN — Sixteen applications have been filed seeking a share of Gasconade County’s remaining $2.3 million of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. Only one has been acted by the …
HERMANN — After missing the initial deadline, Gasconade County officials will be applying for a state transportation grant to help fund the initial cost of preparing the Rock Island Line Trail …
HERMANN — The Gasconade County Commission Thursday morning is expected to place on the April 4 ballot a proposal for a 3-percent sales tax on marijuana. It would be the third sales tax issue …

Tommy Thompson

Tommy D. Thompson, 65 of Bland, passed away Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City. He was born Dec. 19, 1957, in Washington, a son to the late Russell …

Edith Nicks

Edith Lucille Nicks, 90, of Owensville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at Mercy Hospital in Washington. She was born Nov. 25, 1932, to Estil and Opal (Stovall) Spurgeon in Crawford …

Nadine Diestelkamp

Nadine Nina Diestelkamp, 91, of Owensville, passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2023, at Gasconade Manor in Owensville. She was born March 5, 1931, to Edward C. and Dellia (Brooks) Medley in …

Sports

VanLeer’s Dutchmen salvage seventh place

End the week on a winning note. That was the goal Friday afternoon for Cullen VanLeer’s Owensville Dutchmen entering the seventh-place game of the 34th Owensville Tournament against the St. …

OMS Dutchmen sweep county hoops twin bill

HERMANN — Opening 2023 last Wednesday with a doubleheader split on the road at Pacific, Owensville Middle School (OMS) Dutchmen basketball teams coached by Jarret Payne and Shane Hunt ventured …

Dare places fifth at Wonder Woman Tournament

COLUMBIA — An eye-opening experience. That is what Zach Bollmann’s Owensville Dutchgirl wrestlers got last week during the Wonder Woman Wrestling Tournament at Columbia’s Battle …
Sports

Dutchmen upset bid falls short in Owensville Tournament opener

Nearly seeing Pacific’s Indians deliver a first-round upset Monday night, Cullen VanLeer’s seventh-seeded Owensville Dutchmen looked to open their portion of the 34th Owensville Varsity …

OMS Dutchmen split daytime hoops twin bill with St. James' Tigers

A doubleheader sweep in front of their classmates. That is what Owensville Middle School Dutchmen basketball teams coached by Jarrett Payne and Shane Hunt were after last Wednesday during their …

Dare, Gerlemann claim Christmas Clash titles

Early Christmas presents. That is what Zach Bollmann’s Owensville Dutchgirl wrestlers were looking for during the annual Christmas Clash Lady Mustang Wrestling Tournament at Eldon High …
Photo oGallry

To the Editor: Dennis Warden is openly offended that we in the Gasconade County Democrats Committee consistently attack his climate change columns for  slanted reporting.  “Like …
I don’t remember when it first occurred to me after arriving in Washington many years ago that at its heart, being a member of Congress meant never being entirely satisfied. And that this …
If I was asked to summarize last week in the Senate, I would say it was filled with “firsts.” On Jan. 18, I presented my first bill as a state senator to the members of the Senate …