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UPDATE: Boil advisory has been lifted for Osage Beach water users west of Grand Glaize Bridge

A boil advisory has been lifted and water services have been restored for Osage Beach residents and businesses west of the Grand Glaize Bridge after the water main had leak Wednesday morning.

UPDATE: Authorities investigate Macks Creek death as a homicide

Authorities announced Thursday that preliminary autopsy results indicate a body found near a Macks Creek vacation home on April 25 was that of a homicide victim.

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New pollinator garden installed Osage Beach City Park

The Osage Beach City Park and Lake of the Ozarks Chapter of the Missouri Master Naturalist program teamed up to plant a new garden specifically designed to expand monarch butterfly habitat in the region.

Summer Master Gardener course offered in Lake Ozark

Enrollment is open the spring 2016 University of Missouri Extension Master Gardener Course, which is held in the Lake of the Ozarks Area. Students will receive 30 hours of instruction in soils, composting, insects, disease prevention, plant growth, flowers, woody ornamentals, turf, vegetables, fruits, native plants, herbs and landscaping.

Westlake Ministerial Alliance to observe National Day of Prayer May 5 at Lake Christian Academy

The Westlake Ministerial Alliance has scheduled the local observance of the 65th Annual National Day of Prayer, NDP, at noon on Thursday, May 5 at the Lake Christian Academy in Sunrise Beach.

Osage begins scheduling appointments for kindergarten screening, enrollment

School of the Osage R-2 School District staff is currently scheduling appointments for kindergarten screening and enrollment for the 2016-17 school year.

MCCKC will host a baked potato fundraiser for its Back to School Health Fair

Morgan County Caring for Kids Coalition (MCCKC) will host a baked potato fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, April 29 at the Versailles First Assembly of God gymnasium.

Osage Beach yard waste collection set for April 28-May 2

Osage Beach residents may take yard waste — trimmings, limbs, grass, trees, etc. — originating from their personal property to the Osage Beach City Park on Hatchery Road from Thursday, April 28 through Monday, May 2 during park hours, sunrise to sunset.

Lake of the Ozarks Master Naturalists announce scholarship opportunity

Lake of the Ozarks Chapter of the Missouri Master Naturalist program recently announced a scholarship program for the 2016‐17 school year.

Highway Patrol announces 2016 Lake Area serial number verification station dates and locations

The Missouri State Highway Patrol will host serial number verification stations at various locations at Lake of the Ozarks.

Sponsorships still available for HK’s Golf Tournament

Lake Regional Health System is pleased to announce the 38th Annual HK’s Hospital Benefit Golf Tournament is scheduled June 3-5 at The Cove Golf Course at The Lodge of Four Seasons.

Register now for the HK’s Hospital Benefit Golf Tournament

Lake Regional Health System recently announced its 38th Annual HK’s Hospital Benefit Golf Tournament is scheduled June 3–5 at The Cove Golf Course at Lodge of Four Seasons on Horseshoe Bend Parkway.

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CCDDR director heads up group looking into transportation options

A group of state, county and local organizations look into ways the developmentally disabled, senior citizens and others who don’t own cars can get to their jobs.

Work will temporarily close Bagnell Dam Tuesday

Ameren UE will temporarily close Bagnell Dam on Business U.S. 54 in Miller County on Tuesday, May 3 to perform survey work, weather permitting.

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Nominations sought to fill Osage Beach alderman vacancy

Former mayor recognized; new mayor welcomed at recent meeting

Five elected officials took their oaths of office at the Osage Beach Board of Aldermen April 21 at Osage Beach City Hall.