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LANEG Has Major Drug Bust

The Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group has hit the jackpot when it comes to nailing those doing wrong with drugs. Over the course of the past year or more, L.a.n.e.g. has been working with the Laclede County and city of Lebanon Police Departments along with the Highway Patrol on a probe into drug activity throughout Laclede County which ended Thursday afternoon. According to … [Read More]

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Black Bear Dies Near Versailles

The Lake of the Ozarks is fast becoming the new home for a specific kind of wildlife. Sightings of Black Bears are more common place today than they once were. Agent Derek Warnke with the Department of Conservation’s Camdenton office says he’s happy they’ve … [Read More]

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Amendment 5, Right To Bear Arms

Lake residents will get the chance to vote on Amendment 5 which deals with the right to bear arms within the state of Missouri. KRMS news reporter Mike Ferguson has more on today’s special report: Voters go to the polls on August the 5th. … [Read More]

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MO Banking Regulator Steps Down

Missouri’s Chief Banking regulator is retiring after a nearly 30 year career with the state’s finance division. Rich Weaver began working in the division’s mail room back in 1985 and spent five years as its Deputy Commissioner before Governor Nixon appointed … [Read More]

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Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

Students across the Lake area are headed back to school this month. With this mind, parents will have the opportunity to take advantage of a statewide tax holiday that is taking place this weekend. Certain back to school items such as clothing, school supplies … [Read More]

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Moberly Man Returning From Liberia

A Missouri man is one of hundreds of Peace Corps volunteers being evacuated from West Africa due to one of the worst recorded Ebola outbreaks in history. Dane Sosniecki from the Moberly area is expected to be back in the United States Saturday after serving in … [Read More]

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Sapere Charged In Robbery & Beating

A Richland man is one of three suspects arrested in connection with a brutal beating and robbery that left an elderly man from Swedeborg in critical condition. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s department says 57 year old Roby Sapere of Richland has been charged … [Read More]

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New Organization Looking For Disabled For Employment

A local organization is marking the beginning of a new partnership with local non-profit agencies and businesses. Camden County Developmental Resources held a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday for its recently acquired property on keystone industrial drive in … [Read More]

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Passport To The Parkway

Efforts to promote businesses on the west end of the Grand Glaize bridge will get underway this fall. Organizers hope that more than 200 businesses will participate in what’s being called “Passport to the parkway” in order to help jump start the area’s … [Read More]

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Escapee From Pettis Jail Caught

An escaped inmate thought to be on his way to the lake area has been caught. Brandon McGee was apprehended Wednesday night at the home of an acquaintance in Sedalia after escaping last Thursday from the Pettis County Jail. According to authorities McGee … [Read More]

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Laclede Man Charged In Bear Killing

A Laclede County man who shot and killed a Black Bear in June is now facing criminal charges. The Prosecutors office has charged Jimmy Don Slavens with 3 class “A” misdemeanors. Slavens reportedly was driving on Jadestone road when a Black Bear ran out in … [Read More]