Each week, we take a look back at things that made us smile, laugh and congratulate as well as things that made us shake our heads and ask, “What?”

Cheers to ...

the Camdenton High School IB program students for taking on the task of two years of hard, manual labor which culminated in renovating a sustainable outdoor classroom for generations of Dogwood Elementary school students to enjoy.

Cheers to ...

the Camden County Commission. After months and months, it looks like some information is finally being posted online. We have noticed the contact information for elected officials has been updated with newly elected officials and meeting minutes are being posted. Check it out at camdenmo.org.

Cheers to ...

Lake Ozark and Iguana for their efforts to open up 36 additional parking places along the Bagnell Dam Strip

Jeers to ...

people who thoughtlessly abandon suspicious looking trash on roadways. The incident in Lake Ozark on Tuesday tied up traffic and emergency personnel for hours. 

Jeers to ...

the lack of information provided by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to residents who live in the vicinity of the former Modine Manufacturing plant where TCE continues to be a concern. Some residents have waited 20 years for definitive answers.