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MU Extension conference for farm women set for Sept. 11-12

A University of Missouri Extension agriculture business conference for women is set for Sept. 11-12 at Windermere Conference Center at the Lake of the Ozarks.

LOWA offers Fall Native Plants sale through Sept. 13

Lake of the Ozarks Watershed Alliance (LOWA) is offering Missouri native perennial wildflowers and shrubs at discounted prices through their Fall Native Plants sale.

Seniors can sign up for fall wellness classes at Westlake Aquatic Center

Arthritis classes, water walking and water aerobics are three great ways to stay healthy – and they’re all available this fall at the Westlake Aquatic Center pool in Laurie.

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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.

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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Highway Patrol reinforces boater safety during Shootout weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds boaters of the upcoming 27th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Saturday and Sunday near the Hurricane Deck Bridge at the Lake, and to be safe when traveling on the water.

‘Kick it For a Cause’ tournament benefits CADV

Get your kickball team together and sign up for the second annual Kick it For a Cause kickball tournament to be held Sept. 19 at the Osage Beach City Park. The event is a fundraiser for Citizens Against Domestic Violence.

MDC gets $1.1 million from USDA for privately owned wildlife habitat

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is receiving one of 15 grants from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Become a Master Gardener

Sharing is at the heart of the Master Gardener program.

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Would you like to be a conservation agent?

MDC is looking for individuals interested in working in the area of wildlife and/or land management

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is accepting applications through Aug. 17 for its next class of conservation agent trainees.

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MDC to host programs at the Missouri State Fair

Discover nature with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) at the Missouri State Fair Thursday through Aug. 23.

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Fishing Tip: Bass fishing is doing well at the Lake

Bass fishing is real good, and its jigs, lures and bait continue to attract other fish to fishermen’s lines.