Letters From Readers

Letters From Readers

I loved “A Lake Story,” [editor’s note] and related to so much of falling in love with this place by wonderful family vacation experiences and memories. My husband’s family used to come to the Lake starting in the 1950’s with other families to camp,...
A Kneeboarding Champion’s Lake Roots

A Kneeboarding Champion’s Lake Roots

Champion kneeboarder Mark Ritchhart has watched watersports grow and change, since his teenage years on Lake of the Ozarks. by Nathan Bechtold Mark Ritchhart remembers the first time he tried waterskiing on Lake of the Ozarks. He was 14 years old, and it was 1975. “I...
Editor’s Note: Wakesurfing And Life Goals

Editor’s Note: Wakesurfing And Life Goals

“My days are out of control,” I lamented to my pastor. by Nathan Bechtold Organization and structure aren’t my strengths; I like to think I’m the creative type. And the result is that, with three young children, two growing businesses, and heavy involvement in church,...