Samantha Edmondson

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Fishing Tip: Crappie doing well for winter fishermen

Cast vote in MDC crappie minimum length limit survey at Osage

Crappie is still a prime catch for fishermen this time of year.

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Camden Area Homeschoolers’ robotics group secures three awards in its second year

Elementary My Dear Botson team advances to FIRST FTC state competition in March

The Camden Area Homeschoolers’ FIRST FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) robotics team’s name, Elementary My Dear Botson, seems well suited.

Public engagement is ‘crucial’ in defining scope of Parkway West Study

Committee to begin reviewing RFQ proposals for study next week

Determining the identity of Osage Beach’s west side through public involvement is “crucial” in defining the scope of the Osage Beach Parkway West Study, according to members of the project’s selection committee who will begin reviewing submitted RFQ (Request For Qualifications) proposals from firms next week.

Fishing Tip: Fishermen can still hook fish despite muddier waters

With unseasonably warm temperatures last week, more fishermen have taken to the water to make some big catches. Osage Beach Bait & Tackle Owner Carol Drysdale said even though some big crappie are being caught, the lake’s movement while Ameren conducts the annual winter draw down has made the water more muddy.

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Osage Beach Senior Center offers multiple fundraising events

It takes a lot to keep an increasingly popular community facility like the Osage Beach Senior Center up and running.

Osage Beach Parkway West Study Selection Committee meeting scheduled for Friday

Update on RFQ process, request to further outline objectives of RFQ on agenda

The Osage Beach Parkway West Study Selection Committee will conduct a meeting at 3:30 p.m. Friday at Osage Beach City Hall.

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Lake Area Storm Spotters help flood victims through newly formed disaster response team

Group helps keep residents informed of real time inclement weather happening at Lake of the Ozarks

The homeowner said people also brought food and beverages while helping her with the clean-up process. One of those groups of strangers that assisted her was the Lake Area Storm Spotters’ (L.A.S.S.) newly formed disaster response team.

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Draft of Camdenton’s new comprehensive plan available for public comment

Final open house reviews 20-year city plan draft, looks back on yearlong Destination Camdenton project

After a yearlong study involving stakeholder groups, steering committee involvement and community input, a draft of a 20-year comprehensive plan for the city of Camdenton is available for public review and comments through Feb. 12.

Fishing Tip: Local father, son win recent Osage Beach Bait & Tackle Winter Fishing Tournament

Cold, wintry weather forced Osage Beach Bait & Tackle Owner Carol Drysdale to cancel her second winter fishing tournament held in January. However, a third was held Jan. 16 seeing 12 participants and reports of the Lake’s waters beginning to clear following late 2015 heavy flooding and continuous dam generation since.

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Part 2: Project progression at Osage Beach city parks

Second in series reviews additional public’s top interest in new projects from survey, upcoming events

Year-round restrooms at the two city parks and hiking and biking trails ranked as the top amenities or additions to the city of Osage Beach’s two parks — Osage Beach City Park and Peanick Park — in a recent public survey.

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