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Unemployment Numbers Remain Stable

The latest unemployment numbers have been released by the Department of Labor. For April, both Camden and Morgan County’s unemployment rate was 7.1 percent while Miller County checked in at 6.1. The state average for April was 5.7 percent and nationally the unemployment rate stands at 5.4 percent. … [Read More]

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Hospital Provides Scholarships

Lake Regional Health System awarded four local high school 2015 graduates with one-thousand-dollar scholarships. The recipients include Madison Whaley and Lacey … [Read More]

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White Benefit to be Held

Support continues to pour in for injured Osage Beach Police Officer Austin White, who was injured last month after he was hit while conducting a traffic stop on the … [Read More...]

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County Hazard Plan Ready to be Finalized

A nine-month project conducted by the Camden County Emergency Management Agency and the Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments is about to come to completion. Both agencies have been working with area municipalities and agencies to identify needs in … [Read More]

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Flooding Concerns Resolved Quickly on County Roads

Recent heavy rains has caused some flooding concerns in Camden County. Camden County Commissioner Cliff Luber spoke about the recent issues, thanking the roads department for getting issues resolved quickly… Luber adds the road crews are ready to … [Read More]

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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 … [Read More]

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Open Containers Allowed For Lake Race Street Party

The Lake Ozark Board of Alderman voted approval to allow open alcohol containers during the Lake Race Street Party this year. City Administrator Dave Van Dee says this was approved thanks to the cooperation of area bars along the Bagnell Dam Strip… The … [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]