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Updated Jun 23, 2016 at 3:07 PM

It’s not often we get the chance to feature a rooster on our front page so when the opportunity presented itself, we took advantage of it in an effort to draw attention to the ordinance being proposed within the City of Camdenton to regulate backyard livestock, primarily chickens, ducks, rabbits and other small creatures. We agree with the backyard farmers, if managed properly and cared for, the animals can peacefully co-exist in a residential neighborhood. While the thought of a...

Posted Jun 17, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Running a for-hire water taxi or charter service on Lake of the Ozarks requires more than just slapping a sign on the side of your boat and calling yourself a captain. Piloting a boat carrying passengers is serious business. Experience and...

Updated Jun 14, 2016 at 1:04 PM

Once again, mass violence has taken the lives of innocents, this time at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

Updated Jun 10, 2016 at 11:56 AM

The U.S. Supreme Court has given landowners a way to fight back if they feel government bureaucratic decisions are unfair or flawed.That is good news.

Posted Jun 7, 2016 at 5:30 PM

But I've always thought you should never be afraid to listen to the other side of an issue.

Posted Jun 2, 2016 at 3:00 PM

The message is becoming clearer and clearer. There is a bourgeoning need for affordable housing in the Lake area to accommodate service industry employees and others whose modest incomes prevent them from owning a respectable home.

Updated May 31, 2016 at 3:49 PM

Memorial Weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks appears to have gotten off to a swinging start with several arrests, a few accidents but none fatal. Some of our reporters visiting various popular locales found entertainment hot spots jam-packed with...

Posted May 27, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Sven, you ask? In an effort to do our part promoting water safety and proving that fun and safety can go hand in hand, the Lake Sun would like to introduce Sven, our water safety spokesgnome.

Updated May 24, 2016 at 3:52 PM

One of the challenges of being a small market newspaper reporter is a need for a wide knowledge base. Even now after several years working as a reporter in the region, I still feel like there's plenty for me to learn even as the hot topic issues of...

Updated May 19, 2016 at 5:24 PM

Reading, writing and arithmetic.In a simpler time, in a simpler world, it was the three Rs that guided us through school. That was our education, and we survived just fine, thank you.But times have changed and prepping students for...

Updated May 18, 2016 at 1:04 PM

Cheers to Lake Area schools for taking the ups and downs of changes to curriculum in stride. The constant changes to testing procedures and learning methods can be confusing, but our schools are being troopers through the...

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