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The Lodge of Old Kinderhook construction moves along with tentative March 2015 grand opening

Ice rink tentatively open to public, hotel guests the first part of December

The Lodge at Old Kinderhook construction has progressed significantly since breaking ground in late 2013 with a tentative March 2015 grand opening.

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Camdenton Rotary sends 3 area students overseas to study abroad

Rotary Youth Exchange program also sees international students study at local schools

Camdenton High School students and recent graduates Barnstable, Cassidy Zwart and Chloe Schmidt are living with host families, attending school and indulging in the local culture at various countries around the world.

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Rails to Trails Conservancy submits bid for Rock Island Line property

Ameren Missouri plans to make decision on former railroad by Aug. 31

The possibility of turning about 145 miles of the inactive Rock Island Railroad line into a biking and hiking trail could come to fruition.

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Three Seasons-Nichols Road connector on table to help with school traffic

Overall, the Osage Beach Board of Aldermen is positive a new road connecting Three Seasons and Nichols roads could reduce traffic volume after the new Osage Beach Elementary School on Nichols Road opens in the fall of 2015.

Osage Beach Parkway West to receive new sidewalks

Board of Aldermen hope for completion by the end of 2014

With written assurance suspended highway funding cuts won’t prohibit financial aid in the project, the Osage Beach Board of Aldermen unanimously accepted a bid to construct 17,400 square feet of concrete sidewalk along Osage Beach Parkway west of the Grand Glaize Bridge.

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‘Grease’-themed August event of summer classic car series heats up Lake Ozark

The movie “Grease” was celebrated in style during Hot Summer Nights, and saw thousands walk Bagnell Dam Strip reliving classic cars from the era, watching L.O.Z. Community Dance’s “Grease” routine, listen to sounds of the decade and interact with a variety of family and child entertainers, as well as special guests.

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Osage Beach Board of Aldermen to discuss proposed multi-sport court at Peanick Park

Project includes more than 40 additional parking spaces, two new pavilions

A proposed multi-sport court, additional parking spaces and pavilion construction project in Peanick Park is slated for discussion in Osage Beach’s 2015 budget sessions this fall.

New sign directs travelers to Osage Beach’s business district

An overhead highway sign directing traffic to Osage Beach has been installed at the intersection of state Route 54 and Key Largo Road in Osage Beach. The sign was requested and paid for by the city of Osage Beach.

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Twenty-seven photographers recognized for awards in Photo Quest 2014

Awards reception kicks off Photo Quest 2014 exhibit

On Saturday at the Lake Arts Council, 26 photographers earned top awards and recognition in Photo Quest 2014 during the event’s reception.

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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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