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Lake Area man receives life threatening injures in fire at his home

A Lake Area man was life-flighted to University Hospital in Columbia after being pulled from his burning home in a rural area of Camden County on Friday.

High Brothers Lumber Company suffers $25,000 in damages in blaze Friday

The High Brothers Lumber Company store on Business Missouri 5 in Camdenton suffered $25,000 in damages in a Friday afternoon blaze.

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The three headed monster of the Tri-County Conference

When it comes to girls’ basketball in the Tri-County Conference, three teams reign supreme over everyone else. Southern Boone, Osage and Eldon are the clear top three in the conference as the year winds down and with Osage and Eldon in the same district, they control who gets to make a run at state. So what makes these teams click?

Anthony Piercy pleads not guilty in court

Missouri Trooper Anthony Piercy pleaded not guilty in court Feb. 11 to the charge of involuntary manslaughter in the drowning death of Brandon Ellingson.

One killed in Morgan County crash

A Sedalia man was killed Thursday morning in a two vehicle crash in Morgan County.

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Mo. man wanted on kidnapping, domestic assault charges arrested in Morgan County

Morgan County Sheriff's Office and additional jursdictions continue to investigate case for possible additional charges

A Missouri man wanted on kidnapping and domestic violence assault charges was located in Morgan County and arrested Wednesday.

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North America’s heaviest migrating birds – trumpeter swans

Once native to the northern Missouri, today only a few trumpeter swans spend the winter months in the state

Impressively large, trumpeter swans are North America’s heaviest flying bird. In fact, the birds are so heavy that it takes a male swan as much as 100 meters of “runway” space on open water to achieve enough energy to achieve lift-off.

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Lake Area hunters help the hungry

Last month, Missouri Department of Conservation agents Tyler Brown and Eric Swainston, with the help of district supervisor Mike Jones, delivered a load of food to the Community for Christ Outreach Center in Camden County.

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Driftwood Outdoors: Late season rabbit hunt

It had been too long since I took to a snow-covered forest in pursuit of cottontail rabbits. So when Jim Low, the recently retired writer from the Missouri Conservationist, asked if I wanted to go kick some brush for bunnies, I excitedly agreed.

Fishing Tip: Crappie doing well for winter fishermen

Cast vote in MDC crappie minimum length limit survey at Osage

Crappie is still a prime catch for fishermen this time of year.

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FEMA approves Gov. Nixon’s request to expand federal disaster declaration to include Missouri communities’ response and recovery expenses

Camden County is included in that expansion; Miller and Morgan counties are not

Approval means local governments and nonprofits in 37 Missouri counties and City of St. Louis will receive federal assistance with emergency response costs and repairs to roads, bridges and infrastructure damaged in historic flooding.

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Wild night in Versailles for Matwarming and Senior Night

The night did not go as planned for the Tiger’s on the mat

Versailles wrestling hosted their Matwarming and Senior Night on Friday while hosting Marshall and Versailles.

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Seventh ranked Lady Indians trounce Lady Tigers

The Osage girls’ basketball team is currently ranked seventh in Class 4A

The School of the Osage girl’s basketball team has had a phenomenal season.

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Kickapoo kicks Lakers around

Kickapoo was in control from the opening tip

Fresh off of winning the Clinton Tournament, the Camdenton Lakers hosted Kickapoo Feb. 2 for an Ozarks Conference matchup.

Free tax sites open statewide

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program sites have opened across Missouri, said University of Missouri Extension personal finance specialist Andrew Zumwalt.

Search for Missouri century farms continues

If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1916, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm.

Highways and Transportation Commission awards U.S. 54 resurfacing project in Camden County

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission recently awarded a contract to resurface U.S. 54 in Camden County.

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Camdenton Optimist announce district meeting Feb. 26-27

Camdenton Optimist Club Acting President Mac Decker with Optimist Club District Governor Theresa Evans and Lieutenant Governor Dave Reinke recently announced the upcoming district meeting to be held on Feb. 26-27 at Inn of Grand Glaze in Osage Beach.

New members elected to Camden County University of Missouri Extension Council

Eight new council members who were elected to the Camden County University of Missouri Extension Council following elections held county-wide on Jan. 18-24.

Cattlemen, ranchers organization wants investigation into decline in cattle prices

Organizers holding meetings to discuss issues affecting Missouri cattle industry

R-Calf USA (Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund) calls for Senate Judiciary Subcommittee to schedule hearing to investigate causes of late 2015 cattle price meltdown, according to a news release from the Missouri Press Association.

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