Up From The Deep

Up From The Deep

Missouri State Highway Patrol rescue divers see a lot… especially when they can’t see a thing. by Public Info. Spec. III Cheryl D. Cobb (Q/PIED), republished with permission In 1960, four troopers were trained in scuba diving to serve part time with a Water Rescue...
A Premier Pick-Up

A Premier Pick-Up

With the purchase of Premier 54, Rick Ball and Steve Brink keep growing their marine business portfolio at Lake of the Ozarks. Here’s their secret. by Nathan Bechtold Where would the number-one dealer of Chaparral Boats in the world be located? Of course, the answer...
The North Shore

The North Shore

Homebuyers are finding this stretch of lakefront real estate appealing, for a host of reasons. Photo by Lake Shots Photography by Kate Robbins The real estate market has exploded at Lake of the Ozarks. In 2021, home sales were on-pace to show a 33% increase compared...
Editor’s Note & A Tribute

Editor’s Note & A Tribute

The longer I live at the Lake, the more certain I become that this place hosts a disproportionate share of unique and remarkable people. But we would be remiss to define someone as remarkable only by the size of their wallet, or boat. More significant is the indelible...
The Lake’s Lost Towns

The Lake’s Lost Towns

Beneath these waters, a history lies… by Janet Dabbs, with additional information by Michael Gillespie (posthumous) Bagnell Dam was—and is—an engineering marvel, one that would supply electricity to Missouri and, in creating Lake of the Ozarks, bring economic...
Business In Their Blood

Business In Their Blood

The family that founded Cobalt Boats just bought family-owned Summerset Boat Lifts at Lake of the Ozarks. Meet the St. Clairs. by Nathan Bechtold – all photos courtesy the Brooks & St. Clair families Ancient historians report when the Romans went to war,...