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.
Throughout July, The Lake Today staff has asked readers “Can You Find It?” in its debut of an interactive trivia contest.
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.
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.
Even though their proper name is firefly, there probably isn’t a kid anywhere in Missouri who hasn’t experienced the unbridled joy of catching 'lightning bugs'
One of the biggest joys of growing up in rural Missouri is running around barefoot on a warm summer evening, catching lightning bugs, placing them in a Mason jar, and watching them light up the room as you drift off to sleep.
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants to know what residents think about the nearly 1,000 conservation areas around the state.
Mourning Doves can make the most skilled shooter look like a novice, so you might want to use the next month honing your wing shooting skills before the season opens Sept. 1.
The Lake of the Ozarks Watershed Alliance (LOWA), the Lake’s watershed group, in partnership with Ha Ha Tonka State Park, invites the community to a celebration at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8 at the Ha Ha Tonka Spring in Camdenton for the new Big Niangua River Trail.
On July 11, Cook and Grafeman took 12th place out of approximately 200 teams in the High School Fishing World Finals in Alabama.
The Eldon Mustangs Athletic Golf Tournament returns for its second year Aug. 1 at the Eldon Country Club.