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Weekend Marks One Year Anniversary of Drowning Death

This Sunday will mark the one year anniversary since the drowning death of an Iwoa man at the Lake. On May 31st, 2014, 20 year old Brandon Ellingson drowned while in the custody of the Missouri Highway Patrol’s Water Division. Here’s a timeline of events surrounding the tragic incident. In September, a coroner’s inquest ruled Ellingson’s death accidental and special prosecutor … [Read More]

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EPA Releases Final Waters of the US Rule

United States Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri issued the following statement today (Wednesday 27) after the Environmental Protection Agency released its finalized Waters of the United States rule: “The EPA’s rule represents an unprecedented power grab by the … [Read More]

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Charter Seeks Merger with Time Warner

Two large communication industries are asking to merge. Charter Communications, which is the local cable provider to Osage Beach, Camdenton, Lake Ozark and surrounding communities, is seeking a 78-billion-dollar buy out of rival Time Warner Cable. Time Warner … [Read More]


Lake Ozark Board of Alderman Meets in Regular Session

The Lake Ozark Board of Alderman met in regular session Tuesday night. A bill was passed authorizing a revocable license agreement with the Lake Ozark Fire Protection District. The agreement will permit construction and maintenance of a sign in the City’s … [Read More]

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Several Citations Issued

A total of 13 citations and 27 warnings were issued in conjunction with a hazardous moving violation enforcement operation conducted in Camden, Miller, and Morgan counties on Saturday (23) by the Missouri Highway Patrol. Corporal Scott White says the numbers … [Read More]


Linn Creek Man Arrested on Felony Drug Charges

A Linn Creek man is facing several charges after being arrested Monday by the Highway Patrol. According to Troop F’s arrest report, 29 year old Shanon Bass is facing charges of felony possession of a controlled substance after troopers found Morphine in his … [Read More]

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LORDEC Planning & Raising Funds For Housing Study

The Lake of the Ozarks Regional Economic Development Council continues to work on developing a comprehensive housing study. LORDEC, which serves the tri-county area, believes affordable housing is a vital step in getting entrepreneurs to take a serious look at … [Read More]