- May 2011 Joplin tornado
Documentary about Joplin Globe coverage of tornado wins 2013 Mirror Award
The documentary “Deadline in Disaster” has won a 2013 Mirror Award in the “Best Single Story” category.
June 5, 2013
Oklahoma photo collection to begin with ‘Picture Patrol’
A new national photo rescue operation based in Carthage that formed to help salvage and return to owners what was lost in the Joplin tornado has reached out to Moore, Okla., and next week will help storm victims there get down to business.
May 31, 2013
Rebuild Joplin stages housewarming event
Thanks to volunteers from Rebuild Joplin, Bobby Burton has been able to call a house that has been in his family for more than 60 years home again.
May 28, 2013
Tornado exhibition book now on sale at Spiva
Many tornado survivors who shared messages of strength and resilience for last year’s “Dear World, From Joplin With Love” exhibit at Spiva Center for the Arts are sharing those same messages permanently in a book that is now on sale.
May 26, 2013 2 Photos
Joplin insurance agent seeks donations for Moore, Okla.
After losing an office building and her home in the tornado on May 22, 2011, Loretta Bailey is familiar with the destruction that a tornado brings. The 400 households that her insurance agency helped through the aftermath of the tornado also know that loss. \
May 24, 2013 1 Photo
Joplin team drove through storm to get to Moore
It was a long drive in the middle of a severe thunderstorm that had earlier produced a massive tornado in Moore, Okla. With the two-year anniversary of Joplin’s deadly twister approaching on Wednesday, a team of 14 Joplin emergency workers was ready to risk the trip in order to get help to a hurting Moore.
May 23, 2013
Federal, state leaders salute Joplin’s recovery
A deadly May twister may have punched a hole in Joplin and Duquesne two years ago, but the resolve to repair it will help other communities stand strong when they face similar disasters. That was the message of state and national diginitaries to a crowd of about 2,500 who observed the second anniversary of Joplin’s devastating May 22, 2011, storm during a ceremony Wednesday in Cunningham Park.
May 22, 2013 4 Photos
Banner from Joplin to be sent to Moore residents
A giant vinyl banner adorned with heartfelt messages from Joplin tornado survivors to the residents of Moore, Okla., became a centerpiece of Wednesday’s observance of the two-year anniversary of the May 22, 2011, tornado.
May 22, 2013 1 Photo
Rick Rescorla award named for hero of Vietnam War, 9-11 terror attacks
The Rick Rescorla National Award for Resilience is named for a 62-year-old vice president of security for Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. who directed an evacuation of the company’s 2,700-person workforce in the South Tower of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2011.
May 22, 2013 1 Photo
Community gearing up for two-year anniversary ceremony this afternoon
With the playground full of children, it could be any other day at Joplin’s Cunningham Park, but the white tents popping up and neat rows of white chairs lined up nearby indicate something more is happening today.
May 22, 2013 1 Photo
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- Tornado: Multimedia coverage
- RESOURCE: State of Missouri launches online tornado resource page 921 days
- VIDEO: Tornado-damaged churches propose plans for services 922 days
- INTERACTIVE: LA Times posts graphic of Joplin tornado damage 924 days
- VIDEO: National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) serves at MSSU 924 days
- GALLERY: Joplin tornado May 2011 924 days 19 Photos
- Tornado: Obituaries
- Tornado: Columns
- Wally Kennedy: IHOP may offer lesson in survival 859 days
- Rich Brown: 4-legged friends bring relief 860 days
- Rich Brown: Mission continues 860 days
- Carol Stark: We’ll take all the miracles we can get 861 days
- Garen McMillian, guest columnist: Joplin’s future depends on decisions we make today 862 days
- Tornado: Mike Pound
- Mike Pound: Storm-created uncertainties tough for kids 896 days
- Mike Pound: Time goes on ... as does Joplin 897 days
- Mike Pound: Fundraiser another chance to help one another 898 days
- Mike Pound: Emotions mixed on Father’s Day 899 days
- Mike Pound: Downsized, but still laughing 903 days
- Tornado: Donate & volunteer
- DONATE: Relief organizations establish separate funds for Joplin tornado victims 901 days 1 Photo
- DONATE: Branson concert to aid Joplin 902 days
- DONATE: Recovery efforts get starpower with $500,000 donation from Pitt, Jolie 909 days
- DONATE: Pitt and Jolie donate $500,000 to Joplin 909 days
- DONATE: Satterlee family donates $250,000 to school district 912 days 1 Photo
- Tornado: Resources & relief
- RESOURCE: Red Cross puts out last call for people needing shelter 892 days
- No state fees for tornado victims to replace documents 892 days
- RESOURCE: FEMA approves more than $4 million in relief funds 897 days
- RESOURCE: FEMA to construct housing park 898 days 1 Photo
- DONATE: Fundraising effort announced to spur Joplin business growth 899 days 1 Photo