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On the north wall of Covert Electric Supply, 202 N. Main St., two artists have been using a lift for several days to paint a mural welcoming people to one entrance of the Joplin Arts District.

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Joplin residents will learn the outcome of a recent public survey taken on the future of Ewert Park and pool as well as concepts for revamping them at a public meeting Tuesday.

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While the proponents of a lease for Joplin's baseball fields and stadiums say they intend to work with other organizations that book athletic events, the Joplin Sports Authority wants the Joplin City Council to put the deal on hold.

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A federal judge sentenced a former Aurora business owner to eight years in prison Friday in connection with the defrauding of client companies, a Missouri bank, a Native American tribe and other victims in schemes potentially involving more than $30 million.

As auto manufacturers wrestle with how much pure electric technology consumers want, several cars have emerged beyond Tesla that will move you along several hundred miles before needing a charge.

Dear Dave: I decided a couple of years ago to start following your plan. Part of getting out of debt for me included paying off my car. I’m taking your advice and saving up to pay cash for my next vehicle. I know you like mutual funds, so should I put the money I’m setting aside for that pur…

Community leadership should encourage local residents to hop on the hyperlocal bandwagon when shopping. Oftentimes, communities overlook the largest inexcusable local item in their spending bucket. How businesses and governments spend local dollars — inside or outside the community — is crit…

Th niche Compass from Jeep appeals to the mild off-road enthusiast who has a need for more space than the subcompact Renegade offers and for less coin than step-up Cherokee models. But there are some drawbacks to the Compass that may have you looking elsewhere.

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a time for consumers and businesses to look at their online security measures. Promoted by the U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, the month is designed to raise the awareness about the importance of cybersecurity.

If your family needs require seating for up to eight in a good-sized SUV that is greener than most, Toyota has a new Highlander hybrid that has your name on it. Looking larger than its midsize designation, there is also a new four-cylinder engine replacing an outgoing six-banger.

PITTSBURG, Kan. — An internationally recognized, state-of-the-art research center at Pittsburg State University received a $2.39 million, three-year grant award to fund additional development of new bio-based polymer materials.

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QUAPAW, Okla. — As required by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, coronavirus relief funds have been allocated to the Quapaw Nation to assist eligible tribal members with COVID-19-related expenses.

A recent survey found that 83% of millennials wanted to own or start their own business. While that is wonderful news and it is great to see the entrepreneurial spirit alive and well, it is a double-edged sword for many smaller communities. Many communities have a tough time convincing young…

Lexus cars and SUVs have a way of coming on strong featuring new models, feathering consecutive years with the right amount of luxury resulting in consistently high sales.

With home sales through the roof during the pandemic, home inspectors are in high demand because their work is a critical step in the purchase process. Only a thorough, professional inspection of the home’s physical structure and mechanical condition, from roof to foundation, can uncover the…

Senior citizens are a prime target for scammers. Many are on a fixed income, but they may have a lifetime of savings in the bank. While you may not be able to see your loved ones right now, please check on them and make sure they are not being taken advantage of by fraudsters.

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