Local author shares how he made a habit out of writing
Larry Wood stops by the Morning Show to share details about the Joplin Writers Guild and what it provides local scribes with.
United Way continues to find a new way in 2021
Duane Dreiling stops by the Morning Show to share the latest on United Way of SWMO & SEK.
Here's how the 25th Amendment works
MSSU Political Science Professor Brenden Higashi explains the 25th Amendment of the United States.
SW Missouri Job Center offering advice to employers
Pam Regan stopped by the Morning Show to share how her team is working to help employers.
New year, new beginnings for more than yourself
When sorting through the old, we forget how easily it can be the new for someone else in the 4-States.
A longtime farm educator is finding new ways to teach
Releasing her second book, Ruth Zimmerman is onto her next adventure.
Connect2Culture: Goodbye 2020 & Hello 2021
Previewing the month of January with Emily Frankoski
Preparing for New Years Eve at Downstream Casino
The 4-State casino is cleaning up before counting down to 2021.
Jasper County CASA seeks volunteers for 2021
The organization will host training sessions in January.
In case you need last minute gift ideas
We're not mad or disappointed, we just want to help.
This $5 program is designed to take care of our caregivers
Wildcat Extension's new course begins January 14th.
Here's how mothers at a 4-State shelter are putting presents under the tree this year
With the help of a Webb City Church, families at Washington Family Hope Center are having a holiday season to remember.
The Power of Holiday Traditions
For those on the road to recovery, a family routine can be a guiding light.
Watch "Journey to Bethlehem" on KOAM this weekend
The experience airs this Saturday at 6:30pm.
Bringing the Heat: Space Heaters vs. HVAC
Be strategic when finding ways to be toasty.
Things to do in December with Connect2Culture
Events, Performances, Classes, and Exhibits happening in the Joplin area.
PHS Culinary Club's "Block the Door" Food Drive
Pittsburg High School is collecting cans for a cause.
Med-Day Thursday: Olympian & former Congressman Jim Ryun on his battle with hearing loss
The former Congressman and running legend shares his connection to the 4-States.
Pet Spotlight: Harry the Beagle & Teething Puppies
Jasmine Kyle with the SEK Humane Society stops by.
Meet the Sooner State's Socially Distant Santa
With the help of Mrs. Claus and company, he's counting down the 25 days in a new way.
Giving Tuesday: Kansas BBBS is giving away $25,000
All money raised goes toward your local chapter in the Sunflower State.
STEM Anywhere: Straw Structures
The safe (and unsafe) way to deep fry a turkey
It can be done well...and it can be done too well.
Here's how Freeman's COVID unit director suggests you approach Thanksgiving this year
The head of Freeman's COVID unit shares his thoughts on next week's holiday.
The Story Behind the Foster Closet Christmas Giveaway
In its third year, the Foster Closet Christmas Present Giveaway continues to help kids all around the area.
Warming up for the 21st Annual Turkey Shootout
Don't throw away your shot.
What do I have? COVID-19 vs. Flu vs. Common Cold
As we head into winter, learn to recognize symptoms.
Taking time to reflect at the PSU Veterans Memorial
With a Vietnam Wall and all, this memorial is a gem of the region.
Losing an Election in the 4-States
It can sting, but it doesn't have to define you.
Dr. Barbara Bollier reflects on her campaign experience
While the candidate for U.S. Senate fell short in her recent race, she looks forward to what's ahead.
Fun things to do in November with Connect2Culture
The holiday season is upon us! Hoorah!
Supporting our Veterans through a Patriotic Quilt
Sooki Fields and Katie Swezey share the details.
Meditation 101: Deep breathing tips for the Election
Because we all could use a minute.
Election 2020: What last night tells us about today
Professor Will Delehanty joins us to share what he's keeping an eye on today.
Election Day kicks off in the 4-States
November 3rd is here, and for those involved, it all comes down to this.
Poll Workers: The People Behind the Process
Stop by any poll worker training session and you'll see democracy in action.
The Spooky Schoolhouse in Waco, MO
This morning, we were on-edge.
Early in-person voting in the 4-States
Every state does it differently, so here's the details.
4-State Laws: Taking time off from work to vote
U.S. Senator James Lankford shares his thoughts ahead of Election Day
Representing Oklahoma, Lankford discusses his confidence in the process and where we are in the pandemic.