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Former LOPD Dispatcher Dies Of Cancer

A former Lake Ozark Police Department dispatcher who has been battling cancer has passed away this weekend. According to the Lake Ozark Police Department’s Facebook Page, Matthew Whitchurch was with the department for seven years. The department had been collecting donations for Matthew as he battled the cancer but unfortunately succumbed to it over this weekend. Whitchurch … [Read More]

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Benton Commission Accept Bid For Fuel

The Benton County Commission recently approved a bid from Warsaw Oil for 3000 gallons of diesel fuel for the North Road District, this to fill the new fuel tank that was approved at the last meeting following a fire that destroyed the old one. Commissioners … [Read More]


Bikefest Brings In Over 7 Million Dollars

The Lake of the Ozarks Bikefest numbers have been released and according to the report, around 7 ½ million dollars were put back into the lake community. Organizers believe that nearly 35,000 people visited the lake during the event with over 70% of them … [Read More]

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Local Resorts Offering Zombie Hunting For October

Several area cities are offering something odd this October, Zombie hunting courses. A local resort has put out the idea of offering a Zombie Apocalypse hunt that will happen in the woods near the resort here in the Ozarks. This follows the news that the State … [Read More]

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Maries Sheriff Still Looking For Rector

The Maries County Sheriff’s Department has made another arrest in the theft of two hundred gallons of gas from a County Road Shed located at Highway 133 and 42. 22 year old Kyle Hurst of Dixon is the second suspect to be arrested in connection with the case. … [Read More]


Online Petition To Reinvestigate Ellingson’s Death

An online petition that calls for authorities to reinvestigate the death of a 20 year old Iowa man who drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks back in may while in police custody has reached over one hundred thousand signatures. The petition is demanding a full … [Read More]

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New Board Memeber In Gravois Mills

The Village of Gravois Mills Board of Trustees has a new member. At a meeting earlier this week Michael Hudgins was sworn into office by Board Chairman Bob Swengrosh. Hudgins will finish out the term of Jack Feller who recently submitted his resignation. … [Read More]

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Stoutland Man Charged With Child Pornography

A Stoutland man is facing charges for allegedly possessing child pornography. According to reports, the Highway Patrol served a search warrant at the home of Kristopher Huskey where numerous videos depicting children and adult men were found on his computer. … [Read More]


New Regulations For Captive Deer Approved

Tougher regulations for captive deer have been approved by Missouri officials. The new rules were approved Friday and bans the importation of deer from other states and requires testing for chronic wasting disease on deer at least six months old that die in … [Read More]

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Two Lake Golf Resorts Make Golf Magazine

Two local golf courses have made the list of golf magazine’s “best courses near you.” The ridge course at the lodge of four seasons and Old Kinderhook are two of the five courses listed in the magazine’s best courses in Missouri. This is the second time the … [Read More]

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LOCLG Meeting On Monday

A guest speaker from MODOT will offer a freight and waterways presentation during Monday’s meeting of the Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments Board of Directors. In other business the board will discuss a contract with Cochran Engineering and hear … [Read More]