The Lake Today Features


Help support Laker Athletics in upcoming Golf Classic

The Laker Athletic Boosters is looking for participants in its 28th annual Laker Invitational Golf Classic Monday, Sept. 1, at The Oaks Golf Course at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach.

Highway Patrol reminds boaters of safety precautions during Lake of the Ozarks Shootout this weekend

Captain Gregory D. Kindle, Troop F commanding officer for the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds boaters of the upcoming Lake of the Ozarks Shootout boat race event being held near the Hurricane Deck Bridge on Lake of the Ozarks of safety precautions.

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Kautz accepts $5,000 Duck Drop prize

Tom Kautz of Sunrise Beach was the $5,000 winner in the annual Kiwanis Great Bagnell Dam Duck Drop race held Aug. 2.

SCORE: Tap the power of ‘thank you’ to strengthen customer loyalty

ant to make your business better? Learn how by reading a special article courtesy of the SCORE Lake of the Ozarks the first and third Wednesday each month in The Lake Today.

Around the Lake: What is a chamber?

So what is the definition of a chamber of commerce? Simply put, a chamber of commerce is an organization of businesses seeking to further their collective interest, while advancing their community.

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Woodcarvers Club members receive grand champion title at Ozark Empire Fair

Going to the fair was the top activity for The Lake of the Ozarks Woodcarving Club Aug. 2, and their project earned top honors.

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Lake of the Ozarks Shootout activities continue with race this weekend

Event raises thousands for local charities, organizations

Ten days of activities are underway for attendees at the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout powerboat races.

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Swampweed Cajun Band to perform Saturday in Lake Ozark

The Lake Arts Council and Shawnee Bluff Winery present its second “Summer Sounds” music series at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 with Swamp Weed Cajun Band at Shawnee Bluff Winery in Lake Ozark.

I remember some Henny Penny

The other day while watching a HGTV show, I was amazed to see a couple turn down a perfectly lovely home simply because the people next door kept chickens and they didn’t want to live near “farm animals.”

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Hall of Fame volunteers power Lake’s annual powerboat races

The blurred image of a high-speed boat zipping by is a standby representation of the annual Lake of the Ozarks Shootout.For long-time Shootout volunteers Ron and Margie Frazier, the event is a different blur of paperwork, tents and T-shirts.

Racers can hit the trails with the Missouri State Parks Racing Series

Missouri State Parks is unveiling its inaugural season of the “Missouri State Parks Racing Series” this fall. Trail races of various types and distances of will take place at Finger Lakes, Johnson Shut-Ins, Stockton and Katy Trail state parks.

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Refuge at Peck Ranch Conservation Area to reopen

A little more than a month after flood damage forced a temporary closure, the refuge portion of the Peck Ranch Conservation Area reopened o the public on Friday, Aug. 15.

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New deer regulations to help population rebound

What a difference 80 years can make. In the span of just one human lifetime, Missouri’s white-tailed deer herd has gone from almost nonexistent to thriving. With restoration complete, management is the challenge of the day.

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Fishing Tip & Lure: Waxworms help teach beginning fishermen the ropes

For those children 5 years old and younger, one rod, reel and bait set-up seems to work best and draw their interest into fishing.

Couples Scramble scheduled for Aug. 23 at Rolling Hills

Rolling Hills Country Club in Versailles will host a Couples Scramble Saturday, Aug. 23.