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Isla Del Sol Causeway Now Open

The Isla Del Sol causeway has been completed and is now open. The 300 foot causeway, which connects the island with the shoreline at the 3.5 mile marker of the main channel will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Before its completion, a ferry made up to 60 trips a day to the island’s three condominiums. The project was opposed by residents living at the end of w-12 on … [Read More]

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Black Friday Is Here

Black Friday is here and is expected to once again be one of the most popular and busiest shopping days of the year. According to the better business bureau, to get the most out the day for those participating, they suggest making a list, setting a budget and … [Read More]

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Coalition Against Common Core Suing Nixon

Common core is back in the news. A Missouri judge says taxes from three people suing Governor Jay Nixon won’t go to a group creating tests for the common core education standards as the Judge believes the lawsuit has a shot at success. The plaintiffs allege … [Read More]

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Papa Johns Osage Beach Closes Down

Another Lake area business has closed its doors. As of Thanksgiving, Papa Johns Pizza called it quits. Reports first showed on their fanpage, which no longer exists, but became reality as you dialed the numbers and received no answer. Papa Johns at the lake … [Read More]

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Ft. Leonard Wood Serves 10,000 For Thanksgiving

If you thought your thanksgiving was a hard one to cook, just imagine feeding over 10,000 people. That’s what happened yesterday at Fort Leonard Wood as the annual thanksgiving dinner was served to members of the military. Each year the Fort serves it’s … [Read More]

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11 Year Old Boy Dead Following Accident

An 11 year old boy is dead following a crash in Laclede County. According to reports, Tyler Green was riding in his mother, 31 year old Sarah Green, in their 2003 Dodge Durango heading westbound on highway 32 when they lost control of the vehicle due to ice … [Read More]

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MODOT Reminds Motorists To Wear Seatbelts

With large numbers of people traveling lake area highways this holiday weekend, law enforcement and officials with the Missouri Department of Transportation are encouraging motorists to wear their seatbelts. MODOT Area Engineer Bob Lynch says this is … [Read More]

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Officer Involved Shooting In Versailles

One man is dead after police respond to a call for assault. According to the Highway Patrol, the Versailles Police Department and the Morgan County Sheriff’s department responded to an assault call on Wednesday afternoon. Officers arrived on scene on 2nd … [Read More]

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Missing Woman Found Dead In The Water

A woman who went missing last week was found dead by a resident on Tuesday. According to the Highway Patrol Water Division, 81 year old Nancy Reppert of Laurie was found by a private citizen at the 7 Mile Mark near the Millstone Marina. Reppert was reported … [Read More]

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Boater Awarded 15 Million In Explosion

15 Million dollars. That is the amount determined by the jury set to go to a man who had his whole life flash in front of his eyes 4 ½ years ago. A jury trial has been underway regarding the case of Donald Black, who back in July of 2010, was fueling his 2000 … [Read More]

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Moniteau Prosecutor Pleads Not Guilty

Moniteau county prosecutor Shayne Healea was in court this week after being formally charged last Friday with four counts of 2nd degree assault and one count of leaving the scene of an accident. Police allege he backed his truck into a downtown Columbia … [Read More]