The Lake Today Features


Dogwood Animal Shelter to hold dog obedience classes in May

Dogwood Animal Shelter will host low cost, basic dog obedience classes indoors at the shelter starting March 14.

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Richland community donates totes to Cancer Center

Carrie Turner thought residents of Richland would want to help her create totes filled with comforting gifts for Lake Regional cancer patients. She did not, however, expect the level of support she found.

Remembering mushroom hunting

Throughout my years growing up, hunting for delicious sponge-like morel mushrooms was a springtime tradition.

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How to Start Seeds: Part 6: Planting to the garden

There are several planning steps before you are ready to transplant to the garden beds.

State parks to continue informational meetings in 2015

As part of an ongoing effort by Missouri State Parks to ensure citizens have input regarding facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites, facilities will be holding informational meetings throughout the year.

Health Beat: To athletes: don’t get tripped up by foot injuries

April is National Foot Health Month — the perfect time to learn how to keep your feet fit.

H. Dwight Weaver to be honored for exemplary community achievement

H. Dwight Weaver, of Eldon, will be recognized by the Missouri Humanities Council on May 2 at the annual Humanities Awards celebration to be held at the National World War I Museum in Kansas City, Missouri.

US Coast Guard Auxiliary to offer ‘About Boating Safety’ course April 25 in Camdenton

The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary will be offering the About Boating Safely course April 25 at the Camdenton Fire Department, located at 35 College Avenue in Camdenton.

St. Patrick/St. Philip Benizi announce Parish Mission experience in April

The faith community of Shrine of St Patrick/St Philip Benizi will celebrate a four-day Parish Mission experience from April 26 through April 29.

Community Christian Church hosts Family Night Saturday

The community is invited to a Family Night Saturday at the Community Christian Church in Camdenton.

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The Lake is filled with ‘Idiots’

You can be one, too!

A jester is often a symbol of a fool or an idiot. It has also been defined as one who tries to amuse or bring a smile, as per the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, and so do the founders of the Lake of the Ozarks Idiots Club.

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Osage Beach donation aids in Civil War Reenactment funding

Multiple entities contributed thousands to fund triennial event May 30-31

The Osage Beach Board of Aldermen recently approved a $2,000 donation to the Camden County Historical Society, helping to cover costs of its upcoming triennial Civil War Reenactment May 30-31 in Linn Creek.

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‘Behind every great community is a great library’

Open House for Creation Station, movie marathon and chocolate tasting among National Library Week events at CCLD

During National Library Week from April 12-18, Camden County Library District’s six branches will celebrate the community and also being a part of it.

It’s all English, but it’s not quite the same language

One of the things that entertains me most in those books is the way many of the words used by those very British writers differ in meaning when used by an American, even though in both countries English is the official language.

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Dragon Lake Players bring Christmas in May to local stage

The Camden County Historical Society, in association with the Dragon Lake Players, recently announced the upcoming production of “A Tuna Christmas,” performed May 22-24 at the Camden County Museum in Linn Creek.