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Mid County Puts Out Greenview Fire

On Friday afternoon the Mid County Fire Protection District was dispatched to a residential structure fire on Larch Lane off of state Route EE in the Greenview area. Mid County responded with three engines and three tankers and we were assisted on the scene by an engine from Sunrise Beach Fire District. First units made a quick attack on the fire and were able to bring the … [Read More]

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One Man Dead In ATV Accident

One man is dead following an ATV accident Thursday near California, Missouri. According to the Highway Patrol, 72 year old Raymond Varner of Jamestown made a right … [Read More...]

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Osage Beach Airport Names New Manager

The airport in Osage Beach has a new manager. Ty Dinsdale has been promoted to the position replacing Budd Hyde who is relocating to New York with his family. Dinsdale began working with the city as an airport technician in 2009 at both the Lee C. Fine … [Read More]

McCaskill Heads Up Militarization Of Police Hearing

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri will head up a Senate hearing regarding the militarization of police departments following the recent events in Ferguson. The hearing will focus on programs that enable police departments to acquire military equipment. … [Read More]


Shootout To Raise Funds For Charity

Boats from all over the world will be featured this weekend during the 26th annual Shootout at the Lake of the Ozarks. The event is expected to bring in hundreds of thousands of dollars for a number of local charities and organizations including local food … [Read More]


Prewitt Decision Pushed To Next Month

The saga between Gary Prewitt and the Camden County Planning and Zoning Commission will have to wait another month to be concluded. At Wednesday night’s meeting, the commission listened to residents who felt as if they had been brushed aside in the comment … [Read More]


Missing Man Found In Camdenton Woods

A man who went missing in Macks Creek on August 20th has been found. According to reports, 69 year old William Owens was planning to visit his sister’s house in Kansas City when we went missing. Police found his vehicle at the Community Christian Church in … [Read More]


Eldon Public Urinator Charged With Felony

The man who was arrested earlier this week for urinating in front of several students and teachers at an Eldon elementary school has been charged. According to the Miller County prosecuting attorney’s office, 42 year old Michael Halderman of Eldon is charged … [Read More]

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Two In Vienna Arrested On Drug Charges

The Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group working with the Maries County Sheriff’s Office arrested two individuals in the Vienna area Thursday morning on federal charges. According to a report, 52 year old Starla Dudenhoeffer and 53 year old Timothy James … [Read More]

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Missouri Average ACT Scores Tick Up

Classes are officially underway in school districts across the lake area. And when one thinks of school, things such as books, pencils, and tests come to mind. One test that all 11th graders in the state take each year is the A.C.T., and there’s good news to … [Read More]


Paddlefish Trafficker To Serve 3 Years Probation

A Colorado man has pled guilty to illegally trafficking in Paddlefish caviar in the Warsaw area. 49 year old Felix Baravik will serve three years probation, the first six months of which will be under house arrest after pleading guilty to the charges this … [Read More]


Rumbaugh Hearing Set For September

A hearing will be held next month for the suspect accused of murdering a man in rural Laclede County back in early July. 65 year old Matthew Rumbaugh will be in court on September 4th for a preliminary hearing. Rumbaugh was arrested for allegedly going to Chad … [Read More]