Annual Student Art and Photo Quest on display through Sunday

Awards reception held for winners of 2015 event

The annual Student Art and Photo Quest will be available for public viewing at the Stone Crest Mall, in the former Sears area, through Sunday, April 26.

April 23, 2015



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Lake Area Chamber welcomes law office of Mark Webb as member

The Lake Area Chamber recently held a ribbon cutting to welcome the Law Office of Mark Webb into its membership.

RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks Charitable Foundation donates more than $1,000 to 2 Lake nonprofits

RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks Charitable Foundation recently donated to two local nonprofit organizations’ events and programs.

MU Extension in Miller County offers ‘Affordable Care Act and Your Business’ seminar April 28

The University of Missouri Extension in Miller County is offering information about the health care law that can help small businesses understand their options and responsibilities.

New restaurant opens on Westside

The Lake West and Camdenton Area chambers of commerce recently held a ribbon cutting to welcome the newly opened Niangua Falls Restaurant into their membership.

Lake Regional Cancer Center hosts free skin cancer screening

Lake Regional Cancer Center will host a free skin cancer screening on Friday, May 1. This screening is open to the public, but space is limited and appointments are required.

Lake Regional recognizes volunteers, receives $125,000 donation

Lake Regional Health System honored its hospital volunteers during the annual Auxiliary luncheon held April 13 to coincide with National Health Care Volunteer Week.

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Keith Lucas joins the MSW Interactive Designs Team

Keith Lucas, the former owner of 55 Creative has joined the MSW Interactive Designs, LLC team.

Darren Rucker joins the CVB staff

The Lake of the Ozarks Convention & Visitor Bureau (CVB) recently hired of a new team member. Darren Rucker joined the CVB as a marketing consultant.

UCM Foundation announces new board director

Michael C. Davidson, of Osage Beach, retired vice chair and chief agency and marketing officer of State Farm in Bloomington, Illinois, recently was named a director for the University of Central Missouri Foundation Board of Directors.

Free seminar offers ‘Succession planning for your business’

Family-owned business owners and others are invited to attend a free seminar, “Succession Planning for Your Business,” from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 5 at the Camdenton Area chamber of Commerce office.

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Gardeners and sportsmen urged to be aware of invasive species

Lake Area residents need to be aware of the damage that can be done by non-native species

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) said one of the most damaging mistakes a homeowner can make is planting a tree on their property that is not native to the Ozarks.

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Youth turkey season a blast

When the first thunderous gobble of the morning rattled down the pine tree covered hill to our south, Brenden McGuire’s head snapped up. His eyes were as big as saucers. He’d never heard a wild turkey gobble before. It was a moment I trust he’ll never forget.

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Fishing Tip & Lure of the Week: Local bass lure co-owner catches first place prize in BFL tournament

Crappie and bass are starting to move up for their annual spawn at Lake of the Ozarks, and one bass fisherman has recently reaped the rewards of this migration.

Volunteer needed to help MDC with breeding bird survey

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is in need of volunteers to assist with the 2015 North American Breeding Bird Survey (BBS).

Young hunters harvest 4,441 turkeys during youth weekend

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports that young turkey hunters harvested 4,441 birds during the 2015 spring youth season, April 11 and 12.