Lake of the Ozarks News

5/29/2016 10:44:00 AM
The contests are part of the annual Missouri DECA State Career Development Conference held at the Lodge of Four Seasons at Lake of the Ozarks.

5/27/2016 11:25:00 PM
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
The centerpiece? Lake living. Big motors are not allowed, so it doesn’t have that hectic, slightly dangerous feel of the Lake of the Ozarks. Instead, pontoons, sailboats, kayaks and canoes rule the day. You can rent canoes and kayaks from the resort ...

5/27/2016 11:17:00 PM
Lake Expo
LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. — The Lake of the Ozarks is hovering around its summer pool level of 659 feet. But with recent rains and more in the forecast, Ameren will be running a large amount of water through the Bagnell Dam generators—they were running ...

5/27/2016 8:22:00 PM
News-Press Now
We have very few boating accidents," Angle said. "Obviously we don't have near the bodies of water they have in the southern part of the state with the Lake of the Ozarks and other bigger bodies of water down there." Angle said sometimes people think it's ...

5/27/2016 3:42:00 PM
People who live in the home say the man lives in the Lake of the Ozarks area, and showed up at their home asking to charge his phone. He left and so did they, but when they come they found their door unlocked. Shortly afterward, police in tactical gear ...

5/27/2016 6:04:00 AM
OSAGE BEACH - Memorial Day brings family and barbecues, but it also brings traffic on both land and water. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, seven boating accidents occurred last Memorial Day weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks. One of those ...

5/27/2016 4:16:00 AM
ABC 17 News
An Iowa man was recovering Friday after he suffered serious injuries in a boating crash in Camden County. The boat happened Thursday night around 10:45 at the Lake of the Ozarks near the 13.5 mile mark main channel. Missouri State Highway Patrol crash ...

5/26/2016 9:01:00 PM
Lake Expo
LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. — On any given weekend during the summer, visitors to Central Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks will find a wide array of musical performances taking place around the area. Many of the Lake's resorts and 200 eateries and night spots ...

5/26/2016 4:37:00 PM
If you're booking your summer vacation ... A Lake of the Ozarks couple says traveler beware. Changing your plans could really cost you. Diana and Don Orr made plans to visit friends in Portland. They booked their flight using two different airlines ...

5/26/2016 2:00:00 PM
MoDOT sent out a press release on Thursday highlighting the Missouri River Bridge and the highway towards Lake of the Ozarks specifically as two areas that'll face more traffic than most roads. Lemongelli said the best way to combat the traffic is to plan ...

5/26/2016 1:07:00 PM
Columbia Daily Tribune
Lake of the Ozarks residents Reese Werner, 3, and her mother, Jessica James, watch as Spider-Man gives a thumbs-up after washing a window Thursday at Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Window washers with Class Glass in Republic dressed as Superman ...

5/26/2016 3:05:00 AM
News Tribune
Boating, fishing, shopping and outdoor family fun are words synonymous with the Midwestern playground, Lake of the Ozarks. But it's also increasingly being known for its live entertainment. This summer, a number of nationally known artists will perform for ...

5/25/2016 3:13:00 PM
Lake Expo
LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. — A survey of Lake of the Ozarks residents shows they think the Lake is lacking in family-friendly housing, and they would like to see local governments do more to improve the appearance of the area. The survey, conducted by the ...

5/25/2016 2:56:00 PM
The Springfield News-Leader
Following a number of electric-shock deaths at Lake of the Ozarks in recent years, the council is trying to spread the message, “If you feel a shock, swim away from the dock." “If electric current is present in fresh water and someone swims into that ...

5/25/2016 6:59:00 AM
“It started in the Lake of the Ozarks area in Missouri, and it serves more than a dozen hospitals.” In the program, volunteer seamstresses carefully take apart old wedding dresses, and use the material to make tiny white gowns, about the size needed to ...

5/24/2016 10:32:00 PM
Maryville Daily Forum
Perhaps three-quarters of a mile across at its widest end and about six miles long, Mozingo would be little more than a big cove if attached to one of the state’s giant impoundments like Bull Shoals, the Lake of the Ozarks, or Stockton. So, since Mozingo ...

5/24/2016 7:15:00 PM
News Tribune
He was awarded the Bronze Star for his service. Upon discharge from the Army, the Missouri Conservation Commission hired him as District Forester in charge of the Lake of the Ozarks Fire Protection District, headquartered in Camdenton. This job led to his ...

5/24/2016 2:18:00 PM
The Pitch
Details here. Lake of the Ozarks State Park Lake of the Ozarks’ reputation is perhaps unfairly sullied by tales of binge drinking on a pontoon when parkgoers could instead by enjoying peaceful wilderness. So let’s give Missouri’s largest state park ...

5/24/2016 1:00:00 AM
Although the first day of summer is officially June 20, Memorial Day weekend has traditionally marked the start of the summer season at the Lake of the Ozarks. As the days grow longer and the weather continues to warm, the action at the lake really begins ...

5/23/2016 10:35:00 PM
Lake Expo
LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. — Thunderstorms are possible every day this week across mid-Missouri, the National Weather Service warns, with hail as the most likely severe weather threat. According to the NWS, thunderstorms are expected to develop late on ...

5/23/2016 4:16:00 PM
Lake News Online
A book signing with children’s author Sharon Krager - a resident of Paris, Mo. - will be held Saturday, May 28 at Publishers Warehouse at the Osage Beach Premium Outlets from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Krager is the author of "Sierra and the Bright Pink Umbrella ...

5/23/2016 4:15:00 PM
Lake News Online
The State Park Director was very complimentary of the two local state parks, Ha Ha Tonka and Lake of the Ozarks, and said Ha Ha Tonka was recently ranked the 4th best state park in the entire nation out of more than 10,230. Bryant also said Ha Ha Tonka was ...

5/23/2016 7:10:00 AM
The Daily Journal
Beth Hardy was checking out the Journal online Saturday morning from her home in Lake of the Ozarks, when she recognized the photo of the little church that her father-in-law, Walter Hardy, fashioned in 1970. He built it for his backyard in south suburban ...

5/22/2016 3:44:00 AM
News Tribune
Twenty-five years ago, he was working the same magic with lawmakers to get the authority to build a toll bridge across the middle of the Lake of the Ozarks, connecting the east and west sides and cutting drive-times substantially. Jaeger, 97, died Friday.

5/21/2016 5:27:00 PM
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. (KY3) VFW post 6514 in Osage Beach is doing something special at Lake of the Ozarks for Armed Forces Day. "We just got a little post down here in Mid-Missouri but we want to make a difference in the VFW community," says Dennis Ruby, a ...

5/21/2016 9:55:00 AM
TROOP F -- From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2016, at four locations on Lake of the Ozarks. The inspection locations are: Lake of the Ozarks State Park, Public Beach #2; Lodge of the Four Seasons Resort, 315 Four Seasons Drive, Lake Ozark ...

5/20/2016 4:19:00 PM
Ozarks First.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. SPRINGFIELD, Mo--Now for our Friday Lake Report, and tonight we're going to look at Lake of the Ozarks, a little more than an hour north of Springfield. Where the water temperature ...

5/20/2016 2:36:00 PM
ABC 17 News
Deputies, troopers and police have found a wanted man who escaped into some woods near the Osage Beach Wal-Mart near the Lake of the Ozarks on Friday. Officers got an anonymous tip around noon that Timothy Bunch, 32, was seen walking along Osage Beach Parkway.

5/20/2016 2:04:00 PM
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Fresh off being named the best recreational lake in the United States by USA Today, and Golf Digest’s ranking Old Kinderhook the No. 2 course in Missouri, the Lake of the Ozarks is ready for visitors. Of course you’ll find boating, tubing and fishing ...

5/20/2016 10:32:00 AM
Lake News Online
Preliminary information from a housing study of the Lake of the Ozarks region is already shedding light on the continuing impact of the 2008/09 recession and how additions to the affordable housing stock could help spark economic growth. The study is being ...

5/20/2016 8:10:00 AM
Lake Expo
catfish slow, try using cut baits, worms, or chicken livers; crappie fair using minnows or crappie jigs; black bass slow, try using dark-colored soft plastics or buzzbaits; white bass good using light-colored soft plastics, spoons, or Rooster Tails.

5/19/2016 12:37:00 PM
Lake Expo
LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. — The Lake West Chamber held a new member ribbon cutting for Hawks Landing Resort. Hawks Landing Resort (Formerly "The Flame Resort") is a newly re-opened and remodeled family-owned/operated resort, and the owners say they are ...

5/19/2016 5:07:00 AM
Joplin Globe
On Monday he attended the Hall of Fame’s Lake of the Ozarks Celebrity Golf Classic at The Club at Porto Cima. He has competed in long drive competitions the last eight years and won the 2014 United States Senior Long Drive Championship. He has qualified ...

5/19/2016 3:04:00 AM
The Chronicle Journal
The 2018 games will take place in Lake of the Ozarks, Mo. Henry added they are still looking for volunteers to help with the games. Anyone interested can find out more at

5/18/2016 2:32:00 PM
Capital-Journal Online
People in that area, there’s a lot of things to do on Memorial Day weekend — go to the Lake of the Ozarks and all these other things — so I honestly believe we’re going to have a better turnout not being on Memorial Day weekend.’’ Reigning Top ...

5/18/2016 12:18:00 PM
Heartlander Magazine
“Missouri has … the Macks Creek Law,” Payton said. “This little town down by the Lake of the Ozarks literally got 90 percent of its revenue from ticketing people.” Cops and Robbers Payton says using police as tax collectors endangers public safety.

5/18/2016 8:36:00 AM
The Missourian
CAMDEN COUNTY, Mo. — Lake of the Ozarks homeowners who rent on a nightly basis will not be subject to new state laws… at least for now. Vacation rentals have been the subject of controversy at Lake of the Ozarks this spring, and it all comes down to ...

5/18/2016 7:46:00 AM
The Daily Dunklin Democrat
June 3-4 is the Missouri Federation of Women's Democratic Clubs (MFWDC) Convention, which will be held at the Lake of the Ozarks. This year's theme for the event is "Celebrating the Past-building the Future," and it will be held at Lodge of the Four Seasons.

5/18/2016 7:17:00 AM
Lake Expo
CAMDEN COUNTY, Mo. — Lake of the Ozarks homeowners who rent on a nightly basis will not be subject to new state laws… at least for now. Vacation rentals have been the subject of controversy at Lake of the Ozarks this spring, and it all comes down to ...

5/18/2016 7:16:00 AM
The Missourian
CAMDEN COUNTY, Mo. — Lake of the Ozarks homeowners who rent on a nightly basis will not be subject to new state laws… at least for now. Vacation rentals have been the subject of controversy at Lake of the Ozarks this spring, and it all comes down to ...

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