Behind the Desk: The Sparks Family

Electronics impact almost every aspect of daily life. Everything from a self-driving car to voice activation control is being integrated into our everyday lives in a multitude of ways, from chores to entertainment. However, installing and setting up this new lifestyle can sometimes seem daunting. Randy and Nancy Sparks, owners of 21st Century Electronix/Automation, […]

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Recipe: Angelo’s

BY KATHY ROBERTS L•O PROFILE EDITOR    PHOTOS BY LIZ SPARLING

Gustoso Italiano!

Or some Midwest comfort food? Angelo’s has it all! As incongruous as that may sound, Angelo’s started as an Italian restaurant in Des Moines, Iowa, and when they relocated to the Lake they wanted to bring some Iowa specialties with them. Owners Mark and […]

Get your Barbecue On!

Just drive down Osage Beach Boulevard and the smell of smoky barbecue is sure to draw you straight into this Roadhouse, where you’ll be licking your fingers in no time.
Owners Mark and Brian Barrett, of the Barrett Restaurant Group, opened Wobbly Boots Road House in 2002 as the second of their three Lake-area restaurants. […]

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Women Who Own It!

Women Who Own It!

Businesses owned by women have a huge impact on the Lake market. Many female business owners juggle hundreds of other tasks while running their successful business, as they know the importance of motherhood, family and community, as well as having a career. The Lake area is home to many businesses of […]

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Fashion: Festive Frocks

Summer is over, fall is in the air and the holiday season is upon us! This festive season gives us a break in our daily routines to allow us to focus on friends, family and getting together with special people. Part of what makes any occasion distinct is how we dress for it. Sit down to Thanksgiving dinner […]

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Recipe: A Colorful Discovery

Grandma Richard’s Gingersnaps

1 cup butter 

1 cup sugar

1/2 cup light molasses

1 egg beaten

2 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

Cream together butter and sugar. Add molasses and egg, beat well. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and cloves; whisk or sift together. Add to creamed mixture. Chill […]

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