Samantha Edmondson

Editor- The Lake Today


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Greenview student receives letter from Santa in July

Avid young letter writer enjoys hobby like aunt

Like most young children, Haley Valentine, 8, has written Santa Claus a few times around Christmas. However, Haley had some questions for Kris Kringle and thought she might get them answered during his “off season.”

FEMA low-water crossings in Miller move forward with design process

The Miller County Commission is moving forward in making renovations to about six small low-water crossings within the county.

Committee narrows down ideas for increasing traffic to west end

Recent meeting moves many ideas forward

The Osage Beach Citizens Advisory Committee narrowed down a list of more than 35 short-term, long-term and other ideas to increase traffic to the city’s west end business district given at a public forum July 15.

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Keeping the Lake Afloat: Making waves while keeping guests safe at Big Surf Water Park

About 30 lifeguards work in Big Surf Water Park each day.

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Kayak Meet-Up estimates record attendance at July event

LOWA-sponsored activity encourages healthy exercise

Even though the final figures are not tallied, organizers believe they broke a record for attendance at the recent Kayak Meet-Up July 12 at Ha Ha Tonka State Park in Camdenton.

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Numerous ideas brought forward regarding Osage Beach’s west end during recent public forum

Proposed economic developer position to be further discussed during city’s upcoming budget sessions

Business owners and residents brought more than 35 short-term, long-term and other ideas to help increase traffic and stimulate economic growth in Osage Beach’s west end business district at a public forum held July 15 at Osage Beach City Hall.

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‘Family Travel with Colleen Kelly’ films episode for second season at Lake of the Ozarks

National Public Television show host says Lake now tops one of her favorite destinations

Last week, seasoned travel expert and writer Colleen Keely explored many unique attractions at the Lake while filming an episode of her television show, “Family Travel with Colleen Kelly.” The episode will air in the spring as part of the show’s second season.

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Writing home from camp

Boy Scouts share thoughts about Camp Hohn

Boy Scouts who took a Communications class during a late June summer camp at Lake of the Ozarks Scout Reservation were asked to write letters to the editor as part of earning their communications merit badge.

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Find out who is ‘The Princess Who Had No Name’

The Young People’s Theater at the Camden County Museum delivers a delightful spin on fairy tale classics this weekend

A princess wakens on the forest floor, not remembering her name or how she got there. On Friday and Saturday evenings, the talented young cast of fair tale characters will help the mysterious princess find her identity and home in the delightful Young People’s Theater performance of “The Princess Who Had No Name” at the Camden County Museum in Linn Creek.

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From pen to production: ‘Ting Pao’s Chinese Laundry’ takes the stage

SBLT presents local director’s original musical this weekend in Sunrise Beach

After years of research, composing, writing, and finding the right time to produce her work, Cheryl Glawe’s original musical, “Ting Pao’s Chinese Laundry,” will take the Sunrise Beach Little Theatre stage Thursday through Sunday at the Sunrise Beach Community Center, located on North Highway 5 in Sunrise Beach.

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