State agency reminds residents, visitors feeding black bears is dangerous for both the human and animal
On July 20, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) staff had the unfortunate responsibility of humanely euthanizing a 250-pound, healthy, male black bear that had become an ongoing nuisance and threat to a homeowner in Christian County, just south of Springfield, because someone in the area had been feeding the animal.
Despite torrential rains and flash flooding this summer, MDC says the fishing at Missouri’s trout parks has not been affected
What does not happen rarely makes headlines, but in regards to how flooding has affected fishing at Missouri’s trout parks this summer, no news is big news.
As two local, young fishermen continue to excel in their pursuits on the water, local anglers and fishing experts, like Osage Beach Bait & Tackle Owner Carol Drysdale, continue to support their ambitions to fish competitively.
Camping is such a relaxing form of outdoor enjoyment. Gathering with family and friends, or going at it solo, campers seek to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
"Family Travel with Colleen Kelly," a popular National Public Television series, will feature Central Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks, highlighting the outdoor adventure, water activities, shopping, dining and attractions that make the area a great family vacation destination.
Blue Moon Party presents astronomy, music for guests Friday night
In celebration of the second full moon of the month, members of the Camden County Astronomy Club have invited the community to join them and members of the Lake of the Ozarks Blues Society July 31 at the club’s Joseph P. Strogen Observatory in Montreal.
CJ Thomas to compete at Missouri State Fair in August
CJ has immense excitement to now compete for the Miss Missouri State Fair 2015 crown in August. However, that enthusiasm is doubled knowing that her 8-year-old sister, Emilie, also holds her first crown as Little Miss Missouri Outdoors 2015.
I recently read another writer’s opinion column about what the world was really like back in “the golden days of the 1950s.” In the column, the writer was sarcastically responding to something she had read about what a perfect world it was during those mid-20th century days.
Throughout July, The Lake Today staff has asked readers “Can You Find It?” in its debut of an interactive trivia contest.
Come taste the best of the Midwest, as the Lake Area Chamber presents our annual Midwest Wine & Brew Festival from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8 at the Country Club Hotel and Spa in Lake Ozark.
The city of Osage Beach Parks & Recreation Department is accepting team applications for the fall men’s and co-ed leagues, which will play at the Osage Beach City Park from the second week in August to the end of October.
The Sycamore Creek Couples League released results for its tournaments July 19 and July 26.
Lake takes top billing in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards
Thanks to the area’s lake enthusiasts, Lake of the Ozarks has been named the best recreational lake in the nation.
Groups plans to find out of facility is conducive at Lake this fall
After securing $40,000 from two local tourism-driven organizations, a committee can now move forward this fall with a feasibility study to potentially build recreational facilities at Lake of the Ozarks.
Top Stitch Sewing Services, LLC, a BERNINA Dealer in Barnett, is hosting Sewapalooza, a hands-on sewing, embroidery and quilting event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8. The event will be held at Top Stitch Sewing Services, located at 20449 Highway C in Barnett.