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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.
Grant enables 20th Street Project to move forward
A $20 million grant from the Economic Development Administration, announced at Joplin's tornado anniversary event today, will enable the 20th Street Project and the building of a new Joplin Public Library to move forward.
Weather delays opening of Schifferdecker water park
Wet spring weather has delayed work on the Schifferdecker Aquatic Center, and it will not open over Memorial Day weekend, city officials said today.
Commission: Vote about curbside recycling would be only advisory
Council members, in a special meeting April 8, heard a proposal and gave informal approval to hold a special election Aug. 6 on the question of whether voters want to implement curbside recycling.
EDA awards Joplin schools funding for Franklin Tech
The grant was sought for the school district to help rebuild Franklin Technical School as part of an effort to obtain redevelopment funding for Joplin.
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