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Joplin to receive 32 storm shelters
The city of Joplin is to receive 32 storm shelters that had been used by the Federal Emergency Management Agency at temporary housing sites for residents displaced by the 2011 tornado.
UPDATED: Fired city mechanic charged after property allegedly discovered in vehicle
A city mechanic was charged with misdemeanor theft and fired from his job in the city garage after he was stopped by Joplin Police and supplies believed to have belonged to the city were found in his vehicle.
Charges filed in Joplin domestic stabbing
Felony counts of domestic assault and armed criminal action have been filed against a Joplin woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend in both legs.
Police seeking suspect in robbery of Subway restaurant
According to a report from the Joplin Police Department, a man entered the Subway restaurant at 1820 W. 32nd St at about 10 p.m. last night.
Lego walking tour in Carl Junction expands
Crafted by retired teacher Lyle Mays in his Carl Junction home, a Lego train set with electric motor and track was set up Friday afternoon on a pingpong table in Commerce Bank at 101 S. Main. It includes a Christmas scene made up of a Lego village and accent pieces.
Weekend work to shut down Range Line at I-44
Range Line Road will be closed at Interstate 44 for much of the upcoming weekend, and that’s not sitting well with at least one business owner on South Range Line Road.
Webb City leaders: Mural project a success
The mural, designed by Kyle McKenzie, depicts scenes from the farmers market, which has become a staple of the community on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays nearly year-round. The Webb City native raised donations for the project through KickStarter, an Internet-based site for small startup projects. It was dedicated on July 21, 2012.
Work on 50 streets totaling more than $2.6 million up for review
More than $2.6 million in street improvements and services related to the 20th Street viaduct project is set for action by the Joplin City Council when it meets today.
Myriad murals: Eight projects in the works around Joplin
His voice filled with concern, Don Larker tried to break the news gently. “You might want to sit down,” he told Paul Whitehill, owner of Images in Tile. “You spelled Albuquerque wrong.”
Nixon: Joplin offers 'a beacon of hope'
Two days ago, after seeing the devastating destruction in Oklahoma, Nixon said, "I believe that you are something else too, something the people of Moore need right now. A word we all remember seeing, in front of the old high school, made from duct tape: Hope.
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