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  • r081213 demolition for web.jpg Building demolition causes one injury

    The demolition Monday of a building at Ninth and Main streets in Joplin injured one construction worker, but further details were not available at noon.

    August 12, 2013 1 Photo

  • 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.

    August 6, 2013

  • CityofJoplin.jpg 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.

    July 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • Geneva Field 072213.jpg 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.

    July 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • Subway Robbery surveillance.jpg 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.

    July 15, 2013 1 Photo

  • 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.

    July 15, 2013

  • 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.

    July 15, 2013

  • 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.

    July 15, 2013

  • 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.

    July 15, 2013

  • 071113 Jop mural1_72.jpg 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.”

    July 15, 2013 1 Photo


Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is supporting an August ballot measure that would insert the right to farm into the state constitution. The governor is leaning toward opposing it. Do you support the Freedom to Farm amendment?

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