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Ice Rink Could Open This Winter

The Lodge at Old Kinderhook project is still under construction at this time but officials believe it may be opening soon. A project plan that has taken 3 years to put into motion could be the jumpstart the Lake Area needs to bring in tourism over the winter. Bob Ranken with Old Kinderhook says they are planning to open up the Ice Skating rink soon Ranken  says they are … [Read More]

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Reward For Tips On Stolen Coke Truck

Earlier this year we reported to you about a stolen Coca-Cola truck. According to reports, the truck and most of its contents were left alone but apparently 98 cases of Coke and some cash in the cab were taken. Police still have no leads on the case and are … [Read More]


Meeting Sheds Light On HWP/Water Merger

The committee meeting held Wednesday regarding the merger of the Water Patrol with the Highway Patrol opened up some thoughts on how officers really view the merger. The newly formed Committee made up of our local Lake representatives Diane Franklin, Rocky … [Read More]

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Passport To The Parkway Is Underway

Efforts to promote businesses on the west end of the Grand Glaize bridge gets underway Wednesday. Over 70 businesses are participating in what’s being called the passport to the parkway in order to help jumpstart the area’s economy. Alderman Phyllis Marose is … [Read More]

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Camdenton Conducting Smoke Tests On Sewer

The city of Camdenton is conducting a smoke test of its sewer system this week in the southwestern part of the city. The test will help crews locate breaks or defects in the system. Testing began on Monday and weather permitting should be completed on Friday. … [Read More]

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Camdenton City Plan To Be Updated Soon

The comprehensive plan for the city of Camdenton will soon be updated. That’s according to City Administrator Jeff Hancock who says proposals from ten firms will be considered before making a final decision. A number of areas will be addressed in the … [Read More]

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OBPD Made Several Arrests Last Week

Several people have been arrested over the past week by the Osage Beach Police Department. 24 year old Spencer Wood of Madison was picked up by police for assault in the third degree while 28 year old Megan Roberds was arrested for first degree burglary … [Read More]

Common Core Back In The News

Common core continues to make headlines both locally and statewide. According to the state’s education commissioner work is underway on a possible replacement for the controversial curriculum. The first work groups consisting of both teachers and parents met … [Read More]


Tuesday Afternoon Fire At Palisades Village

Firefighters from the Osage Beach, Sunrise Beach, Camdenton, Mid-County and Eldon Fire Departments battled a blaze Tuesday at the Palisades Village Commercial Complex. The fire broke out around 2:15 causing all occupants in the building to be evacuated. … [Read More]


Adkison Back Was In Court Monday

The suspect that sent law enforcement on a week long manhunt across the Lake of the Ozarks last year was back in court Monday. 24 year old Brian Adkison was supposed to go on trial starting next week, however his lawyer asked for a continuance. Adkison is … [Read More]


Highway Patrol Public Hearing Wednesday

A bi-partisan group of State Representatives will hold its first public hearing Wednesday at the State Capital regarding the Highway Patrol’s Water Division. The move comes after the drowning of a 20 year old Iowa man at the Lake of the Ozarks in May. The … [Read More]