Outerlimits founder, throttleman dies from injuries sustained in powerboat wreck at Shootout Saturday
Outerlimits Offshore Powerboat Company founder and throttleman, Mike Fiore, died Tuesday from injuries he sustained during a powerboat accident at Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Saturday.
For two days a year in mid-August, the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout is all about how much power and speed a driver can coax from his boat. But the week’s activities leading up to the largest unsanctioned boat race in the U.S. are about a lot more.
The other day as I shopped for new fishing equipment, I perused the variety of name brands available at the local big box store. After leaving the store and heading home, I was struck by how different obtaining new fishing equipment is today from how we got new stuff when I was a child.
Camdenton facility, Osage Beach thrift store to offer community employment for people with disabilities
Camden County Developmental Disability Resources (CCDDR) recently announced the purchase of a new facility intended to become an employment opportunity for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The circus is coming! The Versailles Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to be bringing the circus back to town.
In 31 years of recording and performing music nationally, The Nace Brothers have shared the stage with countless artists, including the legendary soul rockers The Cate Brothers Band. On Friday, The Nace Brothers will perform at the same venue The Cate Brothers did less than two months ago.
Guides navigate Lake’s waters for customers after big fish
Quenten Reed’s fishing guide business is a lure for tourists and a decent haul of extra income. For him, it’s the true, triumphant end of a big fish tale.
Lake Area teams start seasons with wins
Four Lake Area varsity football teams started their seasons last week, and four saw wins.
A Midwesterner by birth, my only goal upon college graduation was moving to Montana to become a mountain man. I moved to Montana, but instead of being swept downriver by a rushing current, I was swept off my feet by a woman. We married and had two daughters. Before I ever arrowed an elk, I was back in the Midwest.
With temperatures swelling to the 90s and 100-plus degrees Fahrenheit currently, fishing fun can turn into a failed flop for families and avid fishing enthusiasts. However, Bill Cassidy, Osage Beach Bait & Tackle owner and award-winning fisherman, offers one piece of advice: use live bait.
Outdoor recreation brings big dollars to state, nation
Here at Lake of the Ozarks, residents are well aware of just how much impact outdoor sports activities have on the local economy. But Lake residents and visitors may not be as aware of the impact hunting and fishing has on Missouri’s statewide economy and on the nation as a whole.
As students started their classes for the 2014-15 over the last couple of weeks, so did a long list of teachers and staff members new to their schools.
The Lake Ozarks Watershed Alliance welcomed Jennifer Haggett from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources on Aug. 18 to kick off its involvement in the DNR’s Our Missouri Waters Initiative.
City officials finalizing repair funding reimbursement details with FEMA
Flood damage repair work to major aspects including the Osage Beach City Park’s replacement of the asphalt parking lot and possible emergency spillway construction will be underway later this fall.
A discussion during last week’s Board of Aldermen meeting moved officials one step further in a study of Camdenton's current sewer and water rate structure that could result in an increase in monthly user fees sometime in the future.
The funding supporting a bill to provide grants for local economic development in rural areas statewide will depend on the results of the Missouri Legislature’s fall veto session.
Two Lake Area fire protection districts board of directors set tax rates recently.
Lake Ozark City Administrator Dave Van Dee said officials in town have received 17 resumes from candidates for the police chief’s position since the previous chief, Mark Maples, announced he was leaving in early July.
Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, recently announced a Colorado man has pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally trafficking in paddlefish caviar after being caught in an undercover operation in the Warsaw.
The new Walter Sokoll Memorial Building and Osage Beach Senior Center will have a dedication and grand opening at 11 a.m. Sept. 20 at the facility in Osage Beach.