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Road Projects Announced For This Week

Several road projects are scheduled for this week by MODOT in the Lake area. In Camden County, roadway widening continues on Highway Five in Sunrise Beach. One lane will be open with a pilot car guiding traffic. Roadside maintenance will take place on Highway Five between the Morgan County line and the Laclede County line, Highway 54 between the Miller County line and the … [Read More]

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Boat Damaged After Explosion

A pontoon boat was damaged Sunday night after the outboard motor exploded. The Highway Patrol’s Water Patrol reports gas had built up in the outboard motor housing causing an explosion when the boat’s operator, 52-year-old Kurt B. Neely of Liberty, went to … [Read More]

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Fire Damages Boat

An Iowa man escaped injury after his boat caught on fire on Saturday (23). The Missouri Highway Patrol says 31-year-old Michael S. Walters of Council Bluffs, Iowa was on his boat at the 31-mile-marker, when he smelled fuel. As Walters slowed his speed, the … [Read More]

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Water Skier Sustains Injuries

The Missouri Highway Patrol Water Division says a water skier was injured after hitting a wave on the Lake on Saturday (23) afternoon. Police say 43-year-old Cody M. Weaver of Griswold, Iowa was skiing near the five-mile-marker on the Grand Glaze Arm of the … [Read More]

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Boat Collision Reported Near Coconut’s

One person escaped injury following an incident on the Lake of the Ozarks on Saturday (23) afternoon. The Missouri Water Patrol says 37-year-old Dominic A. D’Aquila of Arnold was attempting to exit a dock slip at the Coconut Bar and Grill near the … [Read More]


Highway Patrol Busy to Start Summer

The Missouri Highway Patrol has worked several accidents this holiday weekend in the Lake region. Reports indicate that since 6pm Friday (22), there have been four accidents reported, two in Camden County and one each in Miller and Morgan counties as of 3pm … [Read More]


MODOT Wants Holiday Drivers to Avoid I 70

The Missouri Department of Transportation has issued a travel warning for motorists heading westbound on Interstate-70 in western Missouri over the Memorial Day weekend. Due to a bridge deck replacement on I-70 at the Blackwater River bridge in Saline County, … [Read More]


Several Sports and Events Planned for Can-Am Games

It was announced earlier this week that the Lake of the Ozarks was awarded the 2018 Can-Am Police and Fire Games. In making the announcement, Osage Beach Fire Protection District Chief Jeff Dorhauer described the events that will take place during the … [Read More]

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Weather Radio Programing Event to be Held

A special weather radio programming event is scheduled for June 9th at the Camden County Emergency Management Office. Coordinator Ron Gentry says this is a great time to get your weather radio checked out by weather experts… The event will be held at … [Read More]

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Nauti Boy Gets OK On Rezoning

One day after the full Camden County Commission voted approval to allow a rezoning request for Lazy Gators, the Camden County Planning and Zoning Commission approved a request for rezoning from Nauti Boy Enterprises, operating as Nauti Boy in Camdenton.   The … [Read More]