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Curious about weather extremes?

While hanging about indoors watching the snow fall over the weekend, I listened to the Weather Channel meteorologists talk about the extreme winter the residents of New England are enduring.

Lake Ozark moves toward completion of sewer system overhaul

Lake Ozark officials are edging closer to completing a sewer system revamp project by the end of 2016

Lake Ozark officials moved one step closer last week to starting the final phase of a project to update the town’s wastewater system by amending a contract they signed with McClure Engineering several years ago.

Remembering my favorite restaurants

Earlier this week I watched a Food Network show called “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives,” which is about all the little out of the way mom and pop restaurants in this country where the service is excellent and the food is even better. Watching the show I was reminded of all the little places like that where I have eaten over the years.

Nearly 30 legislative bills prompted by last fall’s unrest in Ferguson

Numerous bills designed to prevent and/or deal with the aftermath of officer involved shootings have been filed in state General Assembly this session.

Remembering the signs of spring

As I sat on Sunday contemplating the Weather Channel’s prediction that we’re going to be hit with a major snowstorm, I couldn’t help but wish it was already a month later than it is.

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Community Bridge study needs funding

Lake West Chamber seeks donations to help pay for a study to determine effects of the toll bridge on Westside businesses.

Remembering some unique relatives

The other day I watched an old 1930s comedy about a young man trying to lead a normal life while surrounded by a bunch of very strange relatives.

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New ADA accessible fishing dock installed at Ha Ha Tonka

New fishing dock and improvements to ADA accessible trails are among ongoing improvements at Ha Ha Tonka State Park.A new wheelchair accessible fishing dock recently opened for public use along the shoreline in front of the parking lot near the Ha Ha Tonka State Park spring trail.

Missouri state parks saw record attendance in 2014

Continued increase in park attendance has positive impact on Missouri’s economy, supporting more than 14,500 jobs throughout the state.

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Governor says Camdenton schools among the best in the state

During an appearance at Oak Ridge Intermediate school in Camdenton last week, Nixon praised teachers and students for their participation in the Project Lead the Way.

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