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Dogwood Animal Shelter Gets 25k From Deck The Docks

Cats and Dogs hanging out at the Dogwood Animal Shelter are celebrating today after the Shelter released the news on the total amount raised by December’s Deck the Docks cruise, Dogwood’s Donna Morris Morris says the total amount comes from a number of combinations done through Deck the Docks Deck the docks was created by KRMS and Dock Realty and has been … [Read More]

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Hankook Tires Stolen At Purcell Tire

The Osage Beach Police Department is searching for someone who stole a set of tires Saturday at Purcell Tire and Auto. According to a source close to the case, the tires, a set of Hankook M/T’s size LT 265/75/16 where taken from a display rack that had just … [Read More]


P&Z Looks At Zoning For Subdivisions

The Camden County Planning and Zoning Commission met last week in regular session. The commission heard from two developments taking place on the Westside of the Lake. The first of the two is Porto Village, a subdivision plan inside the Shawnee Bend area off … [Read More]

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Cole Camp Sees 10% Growth In 2014

The City of Cole Camp is going to be looking into a new task force which could help with funding for equipment not currently available because of lack of funds. At their last meeting, city officials met with the Missouri Department of Transportation. The task … [Read More]


Como Connect Moving Foward With Final Phases

Co-Mo Electric is moving forward with plans to finish the final phase of their Co-Mo connect gigabyte internet throughout the Lake area. Earlier last week the board of directors met to discuss the final two phases of the four-phase plan bring high speed … [Read More]

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Ag Bill To Return To The Senate Floor

Now that the general assembly is back in session, legislators are looking at reviving the agriculture bill that was vetoed last year by Governor Nixon. This time though, Senator Brian Munzlinger is proposing similar legislation that doesn’t have the provision … [Read More]

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McCaskill Furious Over $4 Million Scheme In Army

Senator Claire McCaskill is furious over a scheme that led to nearly a $4 million dollar loss found by a subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight doing an investigation into Army recruiting programs. McCaskill says that a retired Army Sergeant and … [Read More]


New Developments In Ellingson Drowning Case

There are some new developments surrounding the death of Brandon Ellingson who drowned at the Lake in May of 2014 while in the custody of the highway patrol’s water division. According to reports, the incident is again being reviewed by a special prosecutor. … [Read More]


Counterfeit Bills Floating In Laclede County

Counterfeit money has found its way into Laclede County. Police say a counterfeiter has been successful in getting around the basic test for detecting fake bills and is using ten dollar bills to create what looks like hundred dollar ones. So far, $500 worth of … [Read More]

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Sunrise Beach Fire Looks At Positives

The Sunrise Beach fire protection district is looking for positive things to happen in 2015. Fire chief Dennis Reilly says one of the goals for this year deals with public information. Reilly says they’re also looking to staff the number three fire … [Read More]

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Reaction Mixed On New Rock Island Trail

Reaction continues to come in regarding the proposed Rock Island trail. The 145 mile section of unused rail would be converted into a hiking and biking trail that would eventually connect to the Katy trail. However, some landowners are raising concerns about … [Read More]