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Iowa Family Still Waiting on Report of Son’s Lake of the Ozarks Drowning

Nearly three months after their son drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks while handcuffed and in Missouri Water Patrol custody, an Iowa family still is waiting for the official report on how it happened.


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Getting Drunks Out of Boats

Operation Dry Water hits lakes and rivers this weekend.


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Search Underway On Mississippi River For Missing Boater

The Missouri Water Patrol is looking for a missing boater in St. Charles County.


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Fourteen Missouri Fatalities Over Labor Day Weekend

Sgt. Gerard Callahan, spokesman for the Water Patrol, said that’s normal for a weekend with so much water traffic.


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14 Drownings In Lakes, Rivers This Summer

There have been 14 fatalities on the state’s waterways from July 1 through Friday.That includes nine drownings in one seven-day stretch alone.



Drowning in Franklin County

Missouri Water Patrol says Nicholas Spangler of Overland died Friday while trying to throw a rope swing to a river bank.


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Four Dead in Southwest Mo. Boating Mishap

The state water patrol says four fishermen died Friday night when their boat capsized in the Lead Mine Conservation Area, north of Bennett Springs State Park in Dallas County.


UPDATED: Hundreds safe after winds ground Mo. showboat

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) —  More than 600 passengers and crew members of the Branson Belle showboat walked off the vessel Sunday morning after spending more than 15 hours aboard the boat, which ran aground in […]


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