While I keep praying that each cold spell we get will be our final one of the winter, I am reminded of when I lived in northern Illinois and fighting your way through a cold snowy March was pretty much standard operating procedure. Still, I remember one year when even we "Northerners" were surprised by a late winter storm.
The other day I poured some milk onto my cereal and took a big bite only to discover that the cow juice had turned. After a few minutes of coughing and spitting I poured the remainder of the milk down the drain. As I did so I was reminded of how when we were kids we never wasted anything.
Aldermen accept bid on airport taxiway improvements, the first stage of a project that will eventually allow larger aircraft to utilize the facility
At last week’s meeting, the Camdenton Board of Aldermen approved and passed an ordinance awarding a contract to Crawford, Murphy and Tilley Engineers to oversee improvements to the city airport’s taxiways.
MDC spokesmen say it's time to starting looking for early signs that winter may be winding down
Despite the warm temperatures of the last few days, it’s hard to believe that this year’s extremely harsh winter is close to being over.
With this week’s warmer than normal temperature following some of the coldest temperatures this area has seen in quite a while, it’s hard not to hope that the worst of winter is finally over.
The rejection of a bid by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), following last week’s approval of the department’s 2014-2018 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) could delay the completion of a project to add a center turn lane to a one-mile section of Highway 5.
Permit now required before commercial communications facilities can be erected inside city limits
The Lake Ozark Board of Aldermen unanimously approved an ordinance last week that will require commercial enterprises to submit plans and receive the approval of city officials before placing telecommunications equipment within the city limits.
Although we humans do everything possible to avoid exposing ourselves to the frigid conditions in January and February, there are some species of Missouri wildlife that actually enjoy the snow and cold weather.
I don’t know if today’s school kids still pass out valentines to their classmates. However, back when I was in school, not only did we pass out valentines, but it was also done with a special ceremony that made Valentine’s Day a time for real celebration.
Even with all the snow and cold the Midwest has experienced this winter, most Lake Area road departments say they have enough salt and other products to last a few more weeks.