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Ski jumping expert with soft tones: stefan horngacher

Ski jumping expert with soft tones: stefan horngacher

Stefan horngacher and his best ski jumper have something in common. The national coach and karl geiger are pretty much the opposite of what you would call a "loudspeaker".

When horngacher talks about the prospects of success for the german four hills tour hopeful, he does so in a low voice and also extremely restrained in terms of content. "The chances are the same as for everyone else," says werner schuster’s successor at the rustic team hotel in lans near innsbruck. In view of second place in the overall standings and a gap of only about 3.5 meters to the leader ryoyu kobayashi, this is already very defensive.

The fact that one year after the strong performances of markus eisenbichler, who only had to admit defeat to high-flyer kobayashi from japan, a german once again has realistic chances of winning the golden eagle for the overall winner, is also horngacher’s work. The austrian has rebuilt a lot after the end of the eleven-year ara under werner schuster in the summer.

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Building can go ahead in baiersdorf

Building can go ahead in baiersdorf

Altenkunstadtlast year, the municipal council and the building committee gave the go-ahead for the creation of housing in the districts of baiersdorf and pfaffendorf. In the baiersdorf I development area, residential space can be created on eight municipal and three private plots, and six building plots are planned for the pfaffendorf-mitte site.

On tuesday evening, civil engineer manuel kellner from the kellner planning office in bad staffelstein presented the development plans and his cost calculations for the two projects. The financial outlays for baiersdorf amount to around 520000 euros, for pfaffendorf to 350 000 euros. Tendering scheduled for the end of march this year. "Construction work can then begin in april or may", said kellner.

Roadside edging in granite

In both cases, the board opted to build the trench edging in more durable granite rather than slightly less expensive concrete. In baiersdorf, the required water and sewer lines are not laid using the conventional regulator loop system, but using the modern "mono loop system" which had already been used in 2017 for the expansion of the construction area near the protestant church. The special feature of the access system is the concrete boxes embedded in the ground. All utility lines will be laid there as a package in a multifunctional strip in just one trench. Each box contains a summary of the lines.

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“Coal miners visit stockheim’s miners

A warm welcome was given by the municipality of stockheim with mayor rainer detsch, the miners" association of stockheim and the mining history association the former miners from recklinghausen, who visited the stockheim miners" festival with an 18-strong delegation. The "konig ludwig" colliery working group – member of the forderverein bergbauhistorischer statten ruhrrevier – surprised this time with artistically interesting schwibbogen, which represent the mine konig ludwig in recklinghausen and are very popular especially in the erzgebirge as light arches.
In the meantime the connection to the ruhrpott exists for seven years. And a lot has happened in this short time. Above all, the mining magazine has been considerably enhanced in visual terms by a multi-part mine extension, which was carried out in 2014 with a rough timeline by the miners from recklinghausen.
Above all, both traditional associations have a historical commonality: both in recklinghausen and in the stockheim suburb of reitsch there was once a coal mine called "konig ludwig" in operation in each case from 1872. Archivist klaus may from recklinghausen – who has died in the meantime – in connection with local historian gerd fleischmann had established the contact on the basis of a book research, which was intensified year by year.
However, there is another common feature, because in times of crisis – and there were several in the stockheim mining district – many local miners had to emigrate to the coal pot, including to recklinghausen, as berthold schwammlein was able to ascertain. Contemporary witness is heiner ludwig from stockheim, who made his living as a miner in the ruhr area.
In the meantime, the guests have repeatedly transported relics from the mining era to stockheim, including coal hoppers (mine cars) and a seven-ton blind shaft pulley with a console. And for the miners from recklinghausen, the franconian forest has become their second home. In the meantime, numerous interesting cultural and historical institutions have been visited, including the slate museum in ludwigsstadt, the morassina exhibition mine in schmiedefeld, and the pilgrimage church in vierzehnheiligen with the stockheim votive tablet commemorating the disaster of 1879. "We have become real frankenwald fans", working group leader dieter prove noted. "We feel at home with the stockheimer knappen." To mayor rainer detsch as well as to local historian gerd fleischmann he presented as a special recognition a schwibbogen, in which the coal mine konig ludwig is immortalized. The head of the stockheim community returned the favor with a local history yearbook of the district of kronach.
On friday, mayor rainer detsch had invited to a reception in the town hall to kick off the event. Detsch, who particularly praised the comradeship and solidarity of the miners, expressed his pleasure at the friendly ties between recklinghausen and stockheim. Thanks are due to archivist klaus may (recklinghausen) and local historian gerd fleischmann for making this possible. "Here in reitsch as well as in your town of recklinghausen, the constructional king ludwig II had his own coal mine. However, no splendid pleasure locks were built, but coal mines were named after him", the mayor informed about the reason for this unusual connection. "A close friendship with recklinghausen has grown out of a shared mining history", local history keeper gerd fleischmann stated. This has given the historical reappraisal a further impetus. ">

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Foreign soldiers remain in afghanistan

foreign soldiers remain in afghanistan

U.S. President barack obama and auben minister frank-walter steinmeier (SPD) buried the signature. The agreements provide for foreign soldiers’ immunity from afghan jurisdiction, which was a condition imposed by the u.S. And nato for continued military deployment.

Nato combat mission in the country expires at the end of the year. It is to be followed by a smaller deployment to train and support afghan security forces with around 12,000 soldiers. Germany wants to participate in this "resolute support" mission with up to 800 soldiers. However, the U.S. Plans to withdraw all but a contingent of soldiers from afghanistan by the end of 2016 to protect its embassy in kabul. This would also mean the end of "resolute support".

Afghanistan’s president ashraf ghani, who was only sworn in on monday, said at the televised signing ceremony: "we have read the treaty thoroughly, and i can assure the afghan people that it is to our advantage." The agreements allowed afghanistan to make decisions as an independent state. The U.S. Is still allowed to conduct anti-terrorist operations, but unlike in the past, they can only be conducted with the consent of the afghan government.

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A life for singing and associations

A life for singing and associations

For karl dauer, choral singing was one of the most enjoyable forms of recreation there is. On 2. The singer died in june at the age of 86. Dauer came to haig in 1949 at the age of 15. He soon discovered his love of choral singing, which is why he joined the "liederkranz" choral society in january 1952 followed by. Elected second chairman in 1970, he took over as leader four years later.

Unforgotten for the haiger are the butten evenings in the 60's and 70's, which dauer played a major role in shaping. He also helped launch the haiger children's carnival. He was also a great friend of amateur dramatics.

His "haiger lied went into the history of the "liederkranz a. He also expressed his close ties to his homeland in a poem about "die haache leut" ("the people who live here") to express. Karl dauer played a decisive role in bringing the executive committees of the haiger associations together to form a "kirchweihmontag" community of interest united.

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“It never lets you go”

The murder of 31-year-old christian trautner from hausen caused a nationwide stir 20 years ago in october. The police chief had been out with a colleague on the night shift. When the patrol officers wanted to carry out a routine check at the fube of erlanger burgberg, the driver fled and was apprehended a short time later in bubenreuth. While the patrol officers thought they were looking at a fleeing drunk, it was in fact the serious criminal marcel E, who was wanted on a warrant. From forchheim. He opened fire on the two policemen without warning, killing christian trautner and seriously injuring his colleague.

In the days following the crime of 12. October 2000 police unionists and politicians from the federal and state governments pressed for better self-protection for police officers. The government in rhineland-palatinate, for example, called for the use of video cameras in patrol cars. The german police union coined the term "american conditions" new rules for traffic checks: in germany, too, it must become law that the driver puts his hand on the steering wheel during traffic checks.

Many of the demands of those days have been forgotten. However, the memory of the murdered. A few days ago, a memorial stone was unveiled for him at the scene of the crime in bubenreuth’s frankenstrabe. The response was great, and not only among christian trautner’s colleagues.