The Lake Today Features


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Fall hunting begins in less than two weeks

With the opening of some migratory bird seasons Tuesday, Missouri hunters will start gearing up for a fine autumn hunting season

In less than two weeks, the first of a multitude of fall hunting seasons will begin.

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Driftwood Outdoors: MDC approves new deer hunting dates and regulations

Changes are on the horizon for Missouri deer hunters. Beginning in 2016, deer hunters won’t be able to kill as many antlered bucks, will be able to use crossbows during archery season, will have two fewer days of hunting during the November portion of the firearms season, will have a shorter antlerless season and Urban Zones will no longer exist.

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Lake Regional donates $1,500 to local charities

Three Lake Regional Health System departments each had the honor of delivering $500 recently to charities of their choice.

Lake Regional to host forum on heart failure

Lake Regional Health System will host the free informational forum “Living with Congestive Heart Failure” at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23 in the hospital’s third floor conference rooms.

Orthopedic specialist hosts forum on arthritis treatments

Lake Regional Health System will host a free seminar, “Surgical Treatments for Arthritis,” at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15. Board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon Rick Walker, D.O., will present the seminar in the hospital’s third floor conference rooms.

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Can You Find It? Location is revealed as winner receives prize in August contest

Throughout August, The Lake Today staff has asked readers “Can You Find It?” in its debut of an interactive trivia contest.

I remember canning with my mother

It seems to me that every August the school year begins just a bit earlier than it did the previous year. Although starting the school year in mid-August instead of early September has been around for a while, I just can’t get used to the idea of kids going off to class before Sept. 1.

Fishing Tip: Pre-registration for Fall Big Bass Bash begins Tuesday

On Oct. 3-4, Lake Area businesses will see a swarm of amateur fisherman come to Lake of the Ozarks in hopes of claiming a $70,000 grand prize for the biggest fish during the Annual Fall Big Bass Bash.

LOTO Horseshoe Club crowns summer league singles winner

The Lake of the Ozarks Horseshoe Club awarded its summer league singles champion, Ed Davis, last week.

Osage Beach Senior Center to host golf tournament in September

The community is invited to participate in the inaugural Wally Sokoll Memorial Golf Tournament Thursday, Sept. 10 at Sycamore Creek Golf Club in Osage Beach.

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Around the Lake: Save the date for an unforgettable aviation experience: 2015 Lake of the Ozarks Air Show

The Lake of the Ozarks Air Show committee presents the 2015 Lake of the Ozarks Air Show Saturday, Sept.12 at the Camdenton Memorial Lake Regional Airport, and it will be an aviation event you will not want to miss.

Make a splash with your pet at the Dog Days of Summer

The Camdenton Parks Department is offering Lake Area dog owners the opportunity to take their dogs for a swim at the Camdenton Aquatic Center before the pool is drained for the 2015 summer season.

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Laurie Elks donate to Missouri Children’s Burn Camp

The Osage Community Elks Lodge 2705 better known as the Laurie Elks Lodge, Past President’s Association donated $500 to the Local (MCBC) Missouri Children’s Burn Camp. MCBC is a unique week-long program for burn-injured children, ages 6-17.

Camdenton restaurant owners to give business to winner of essay contest

Owners of Der Essen Platz Restaurant are preparing to launch a nationwide essay contest where one lucky winner will receive their business as the grand prize.

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Rotarians fight hunger through month-long efforts

The Rotary clubs in District 6080 of Missouri recently battled each other in a month-long effort to fight hunger.