Ottawa County Jail under quarantine order after COVID-19 outbreak
31 inmates, 5 staff including the sheriff test positive.
Neosho School District reverts back to 14 day quarantine policy
Diamond, Seneca and East Newton move forward with flexible policy.
Neodesha, Kansas residents being forced to move out of trailer park
Circle of Hope owners speak out, close doors, amid state level investigation
Owners say doors will be closed permanently.
Three officers at Carthage Police Department test positive for COVID-19
Department limiting contact with community
Additional Joplin nursing homes report COVID-19 cases
Residents struggle with challenge of being away from loved ones.
SEK native risks life in Montana fighting wildfires
Crawford County COVID-19 case trends shifting to older adults
Health officials worried the trend could cause increased hospitalizations, deaths
KDHE adds note to cluster summary, clears up confusion on numbers
KDEH started reporting cluster summaries on Wednesday, but the original report caused confusion since it didn't originally include an important note about the numbers
Ozark Center holds memorial boat launch, suicide prevention training
Ozark Center asks residents to "be someone's lifeboat" for World Suicide Prevention Day.
Cherokee County Commission discusses courthouse cleaning
KCU adjusts plans for coming Joplin College of Dental Medicine
University making changes to curriculum and building itself
Local police officer opens small business to reconnect with family
Search warrant served at Circle of Hope Girl's Ranch
Missouri Southern delivers meals to students in quarantine
House explosion kills one, leaves family picking up the pieces
State fire marshal investigating cause of explosion.
City of Erie moves forward with grocery store purchase
It's now a crime in Missouri to claim an untrained dog is a service dog
Changes to Missouri's service dog laws go into effect.
JSD extending WiFi at all schools in the district
WiFi range being extended to cover parking lots at schools, stadium and admin building.
Local providers react to CDC's new COVID-19 testing guidance
CDC changes guidance on when testing should be done on close contacts to confirmed cases.
Even after removal, 'infamous' Pittsburg Walmart pole still a source of humor
Walmart removed the pole on August 21st.
Grove Schools asking community to follow guidelines after students contract COVID-19
13 students and five teachers currently in quarantine.
City of Parsons enforcing mask ordinance
Officers to do compliance checks at places of public acommidation
Children removed from Cedar County boarding school as state launches investigation
Iola residents speak out over controversial message on parking space
District says they have taken action, but didn't specify what action was taken.
Students are back on campus at MSSU
Classes start at area colleges and universities
Crawford County approves CARES Act funding applications
Now they have to send the applications to the state for final approval
Columbia Elementary adds outdoor classroom for next school year
Principal built ten benches for outdoor classes
Many Columbus students won't be able to ride the bus this school year
Superintendent says they will still pick up preschool students who live in city limits.
MSSU rolls out self-assessment app to help with contact tracing this fall
Officials hope it will help students be more conscious of their decisions on campus.
Investigation started in Cherryvale after officer accused of using excessive force on a minor
Sergeant Pete Simmons not currently on active duty.
Southwest Missouri families forming "Learning Pods" to help educate kids during the pandemic
Springfield parents are the latest to adopt the idea
Diamond School District to add telehealth kiosks to schools
Pittsburg State University hires COVID-19 case manager
Taylor Panczer previously worked for three years as prevention and wellness coordinator at the university
Six Chanute School leaders test positive for COVID-19 after leadership retreat in Branson
A closer look at Medicaid Expansion in Missouri
Missourians to vote on Amendment 2 on August 4th
Carthage School District to do health screenings for all students next school year
School board gives back to school plan final approval
Goodman revamps city police department
All seven officers at the department were hired in the last two months.
Diamond School District getting students and parents involved in planning process for next year
Round table discussions planned throughout the day
Columbus teachers work to make virtual classes feel like what students are used to.
School starts on August 17th.