R-2 harriers keep two team titles, 10 medals at home

Out of five races last Tuesday in the Owensville Invitational Cross Country meet on the Gasconade County R-2 Campus, two championship plaques and 10 medals stayed with the host orange and black …
News
The Gerald Lions Club raised $8,000 for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital from their recent Poker Run. The run was held Saturday, Oct. 9. The money was raised through registration fees of …
Public Works Director Nick Grube addressed the Board of Aldermen at their regular meeting, Oct. 14.  Grube told the board a significant water leak has developed in Hillside Trailer Park on …
A tourism campaign promoting Hermann, Visit Hermann, was recognized with the Innovator Award presented this past week during the Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Branson. Tammy …
Nick Hinch, an apprentice lineman from Three Rivers Electric Cooperative, was honored Oct. 7 by the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives (AMEC) for his role in saving the life of a fellow …
An 18-year-old from Gerald ejected in a Friday morning roll-over crash on Highway 28 was released from the hospital the same day, according to a family member’s social media post. Daniel A. …
Commission News
HERMANN — Gasconade County might become the latest county in the region to upgrade security at its courthouse. County government administrators Thursday morning heard a brief presentation …
HERMANN — County Treasurer Mike Feagan was the bearer of bad news at Thursday morning’s session of the Gasconade County Commission. But the bad news was pretty darn good in the overall …
HERMANN — Gasconade County administrators were taken aback Thursday by the interest shown in a bridge project on Valentine Ford Road in the Mt. Sterling area. Nine contractors submitted bids to …
HERMANN — Just how bureaucracy laden is a local-government public works project? Well, in the case of a bridge replacement on Valentine Ford Road the board holding the various and sundry …
HERMANN — With filing season for local government offices on the horizon, election officials such as Gasconade County Clerk Lesa Lietzow are having to grapple with an increasing amount of …
Loretta Kohlbusch

Loretta Jean Kohlbusch, 71, Bland, passed away Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, at her residence. She was born Jan. 7, 1950, to Melvin and Adoree (Holzschuh) Brandt in Washington. She was united in …

Joyce Sieckmann

Joyce Dean Sieckmann, 89, Rosebud, passed away Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, at Frene Valley–Stonebridge of Owensville. She was born April 23, 1932, to Floyd and Ragien (Plassmeyer) Eggers in …

Walter Wibberg

Walter Peter Wibberg, 86, passed away Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021. He was born Jan. 29, 1935, to Frank and Regina (Troesser) Wibberg in Frankenstein. He was united in marriage to Reva Havener Oct. …

Sports

Dutchgirl nine reach district title game

SULLIVAN — Keep it clean. That is what Hannah Koppelmann’s Owensville Dutchgirl softball team had to do Saturday morning facing Sullivan’s Lady Eagles in the Missouri State High …

Dutchmen control district destiny

Falling out of the Four Rivers Conference (FRC) title picture after last week’s loss to Union, Nathan Cabot’s Owensville Dutchmen shifted their focus to claiming their first district …

Friday night sky light over Dutchmen Field

Gannon Craig’s Owensville High School marching band (above) plays The Star-Spangled Banner in front of numerous Dutchmen football fans Friday night before OHS took on Sullivan’s Eagles in …
Sports

Remember the dome

At halftime of Friday night’s football game between the host Owensville Dutchmen and St. Clair’s Bulldogs, the 2006 OHS football team that reached the Missouri State High School …

Belle Lady Tiger softball celebrates senior night with win over Laquey

Gridiron Dutchmen fall 28-26 at Union

Photo oGallry

America’s students were some of the most heavily impacted people by the pandemic and subsequent restrictions. Schools across the country, including here in Missouri for a period of time, shut …
I’m writing this column after one of the most vicious and unfounded attacks I’ve heard by a Missouri governor against a major Missouri news organization. It involves the St. Louis …
There wasn’t anything about that point to tell me it was any special hideout for bass. I knew I’d love to fish it sometimes when the wind wasn’t blowing across it. But that’s …