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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 week. He will also pay a five thousand dollar fine. Dealing in Paddlefish caviar is a federal crime due to an overall … [Read More]

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New Food Pantry In Ivy Bend

Construction of a new facility for the Ivy Bend food pantry in Morgan County will soon get underway. A groundbreaking ceremony recently took place for the new facility which according to pantry President Charlie Myrick will serve a variety of … [Read More]


Sunrise Beach Fire Heavily Involved In Shootout

As we etch closer to the start of this year’s Lake of the Ozarks Shootout, area fire departments start preparing their participation in the event. The original Shootout was operated by the local fire departments, now Captain Ron’s is in charge but the … [Read More]


No Wake On Main Channel

The State Highway Patrol is among several agencies both locally and Statewide that are involved in the 2014 Lake of the Ozarks Shootout. The Highway Patrol’s Water Division is not only the issuer of the permits to run the event, but they’re in charge of … [Read More]

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Shootout Expecting Over 100,000 Visitors

The 26th annual Shootout at the Lake of the Ozarks is happening this weekend. This year’s big event is once again being hosted by Captain Ron’s in sunrise beach. Owner Ron Duggan says they’re anticipating another exciting weekend of racing. Duggan says … [Read More]


Stoutland School Board Meets Thursday

The Stoutland school board of education will be meeting Thursday. Items on the agenda include a bid for trash services, updating the board’s policies and adding a step to the pay scale for longevity. The board is also holding a public hearing to set the tax … [Read More]


Noranda Denied Power Rate Cut

State regulators have denied a request from the State’s largest electricity consumer to cut the rate it’s charged by Ameren Missouri. Noranda Aluminum in New Madrid wanted the public service commission to approve a request to have their rate cut by 25%. In a … [Read More]


Phone Scam Hitting The Lake Area

The Missouri Attorney General’s office is warning Lake area residents about a telephone consumer scam. The office has received recent reports from across the state of scam telephone calls appearing from a 202 area code. According to reports, scammers leave … [Read More]


Osage Beach BOA Meeting Thursday

A number of items are on the agenda for this weeks meeting of the Osage Beach Board of Alderman. The board will consider and act on the An amendment to city code chapter 125 regarding human resources system (personnel) rules and regulations then a bill that … [Read More]


Man Arrested For Urinating At School

Police arrested a man Tuesday for urinating in front of students and teachers in the parking lot of the middle school campus in the Eldon school district. The suspect ignored request made by the school resource officer and was arrested at gunpoint. He was then … [Read More]


Sunrise Beach Fire District ISO Raised

The Sunrise Beach Fire Protection district is announcing that their ISO rating for the community has increased slightly. Sunrise Beach Fire Chief Dennis Reilly says it’s not as high as they were anticipating but they are pleased none the less. Reilly is … [Read More]