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Where to take winter hikes in the Lake Area

In taking advantage of the Camdenton MDC office’s “take a hike” encouragement, check out local state parks and conservation areas.Blessed with some of the mid-Missouri Ozarks most beautiful scenery, an abundant variety of wildlife and a moderate climate, Camden, Miller and Morgan counties are a great place to enjoy the outdoors even in the winter.

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Driftwood Outdoors: Litter cleanups great winter outdoors activity

Taking part in a community cleanup is a great way to spend time outdoors during winter, while meeting new people who share your dedication to living litter free.

MDC offers hunting-skills weekend for families

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites families to its first-ever Discover Nature – Families Hunting Skills Weekend workshop on March 13–15 at the Windermere Conference Center on Lake of the Ozarks.

United Bowhunters of Missouri brings 28th annual Festival back to Lake Ozark

The United Bowhunters of Missouri will host its 28th Annual Festival at the Country Club Hotel and Spa in Lake Ozark.

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Dogwood Elementary students meet reading goal of 4,000 books

Dogwood Elementary students got their laughs in when Principal Shawn Dandoy and Assistant Principal Laura O’Quinn paraded through the children’s lunch time Jan. 9 dressed as each other.

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Camdenton Speech and Debate Team Participates in Tournament

The Camdenton R-3 Speech and Debate team participated in the Liberty/Liberty North Invitational tournament Jan. 16–17 along with 46 other schools.

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Eldon FFA takes trip to California

On Jan. 10, members of the Eldon FFA Chapter traveled to Burgers’ Smokehouse in California, Missouri, to learn about curing hams.

Help raise funds for Osage Project Graduation 2015 at dinner benefit Feb. 17

The community is invited to the School of the Osage Project Graduation Dinner and Silent Auction Tuesday, Feb. 17, with all proceeds benefiting Osage’s Project Graduation 2015.

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Lake Area Camera Club's Help-Portrait event is another success

In its fourth year, the Lake Area Camera Club participated in Help-Portrait. This global movement of photographers, hairstylists and makeup artists use their time, tools and expertise to give back to those in need in our local communities, especially during the holidays.

Enter to win cash, the official Olde Tyme Apple Festival logo with your design in 2015 contest

The 36th Annual Olde Tyme Apple Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 3 in downtown Versailles, and its sponsor, the Versailles Area Chamber of Commerce, is asking interested citizens to enter an original design for a chance to be the official logo for the event.

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Missouri Junior Duck Stamp Exhibit 2015 on display for two months at the Lake

Area libraries are anticipating large crowds during the months of February and March to enjoy the Missouri Junior Duck Stamp exhibits, which is sponsored by the Lake Arts Council, Missouri Arts Council, Bass Pro Shops, U.S Fish and Wildlife Services and the Missouri Department of Conservation.

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'A Look Through Time': Grounded in historic significance

Discovering ancient buildings at Lake of the Ozarks

The Lake of the Ozarks has a rich history, with the opening of Bagnell Dam, which helped create one of the hottest tourist spots in the Midwest, all the way back to the pioneering era of small towns and settlements.

Auditions scheduled in February for March variety show at Sunrise Beach Little Theatre

The Sunrise Beach Little Theatre (SBLT) will hold auditions from 2- 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15 and Sunday, Feb. 22 for a Variety Show in March.

Mark Revel Band to lead Lake of the Ozarks Blues Society monthly jam Feb. 10

The Lake of the Ozarks Blues Society will hold its monthly jam Tuesday, Feb. 10 at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse, located at 4717 Osage Beach Parkway in Osage Beach.

Around the Lake: CVB prepares for 2015 tourism season

The Lake of the Ozarks Convention & Visitor Bureau (CVB) staff and board of directors are preparing for the 2015 season.

Lake Regional Celebrates National Medical Group Practice Week

Throughout the week of Jan. 26–30, Lake Regional Medical Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lake Regional Health System, joins health care providers nationwide in observing National Medical Group Practice Week.

Lake Ozark Daybreak Rotary to host Winterfest 2015 Feb. 28

Lake Ozark Daybreak Rotary will host the Winterfest 2015 Beach Bash on Feb. 28 at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach.

Missouri man found guilty in death of 3-year-old

A central Missouri man has been convicted in the abuse death of a 3-year-old boy that was reported as a fatal hit-and-run accident.

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Eldon falls just short in controversial loss to Hallsville

The Eldon Mustangs opened regular season conference play with a 76-73 loss to the Hallsville Indians Jan. 20. The two teams played a remarkably close game that came down to the final, bizarre and somewhat controversial seconds.

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Camdenton topples rival Waynesville in final home dual

The Camdenton Laker wrestling team continued their strong season with a 46-25 win over the Waynesville Tigers Friday after falling behind early to their rival.

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