Lake Of The Ozarks

Lake of the Ozarks

Speed Restriction Lifted at Lake of the Ozarks

No Wake policy had been in place since Thursday, due to high water levels

07/04/2015

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Missouri Trooper Who Spoke Out After Drowning Demoted

The trooper, who was critical of the agency after a handcuffed man fell from a patrol boat and drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks has been disciplined.

06/11/2015

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Top Lake House Getaways Near St. Louis

There are as many styles of lakeside vacation as there are neon lights in Branson. Here are our top picks for your summer getaway.

05/23/2015

Valentine's Day Date Ideas - Beach Games

Top Spring Break 2015 Destinations Near St. Louis For College Students

The Midwest has lots of hidden gems that are perfect for students who want to relax and blow off a little steam over spring break.

02/14/2015

Missouri Water Patrol file photo.

Review of Missouri Water Patrol Merger Continues

Missouri lawmakers are gathering more testimony on the wisdom of the decision three years ago to make the Water Patrol a division of the State Highway Patrol.

10/14/2014

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Missouri Panel to Review Highway, Water Merger

Missouri lawmakers are calling for a review of the state’s Water Patrol Division after a man drowned this year while in trooper custody.

09/17/2014

Brandon Ellingson

Trooper Concerned He Made Mistakes Amid Drowning of Handcuffed Man

A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper expressed concerns in a call to a supervisor that he might have made mistakes when a handcuffed Iowa man drowned after he was arrested.

09/15/2014

Brandon Ellingson

UPDATED: Couple Disputes Inquest Into Man’s Drowning Death in Lake of the Ozarks

Larry and Paulette Moreau, of Hartsburg, say they went past the patrol boat and 20-year-old Brandon Ellingson before he drowned May 31 in the Lake of the Ozarks.

09/08/2014

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Jurors Rule Lake of the Ozarks Drowning Accidental

Jurors have ruled that the death of a handcuffed Iowa suspect who drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks was accidental.

09/04/2014

Brandon Ellingson

Missouri Trooper Faults Training in Drowning Death

A trooper who was at the helm of a Missouri State Highway Patrol boat when a handcuffed Iowa man fell overboard and drowned says he lacked training to handle the situation.

09/04/2014

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