Four states residents get in the Christmas spirit early
Big changes come to Newton County Food Basket Brigade
Healthcare providers applaud Joplin City Council for reinstating mask ordinance
Hospitals at capacity in COVID units.
Southeast Kansas counties consider mask mandates after Governor's executive order
Governor Laura Kelly issues second statewide mask ordinance.
Missouri Legislature eyes COVID liability protections
Special session had to be "paused" due to COVID-19 cases at the capitol.
A Thanksgiving dinner tradition cancelled this year in Pittsburg
Local school enrollment holds steady as state reports drastic drop
Enrollment down 3.2 percent in the state.
Increasing number of USD 250 teachers under quarantine
District considering policy change to address the problem.
New Ottawa County Leadership Promises Change
David Dean and Steven Chasteen to replace Jeremy Floyd and Chad Masterson in Ottawa County.
Pittsburg plans drive-thru Christmas parade in the park
Freeman and City of Joplin unveil Christmas Parade plans
50th annual parade scheduled for December 1st.
Residents collect campaign signs to raise money for camp purchase
Mintahama group needs 300 thousand for camp down payment.
RISE Coalition helps missing Joplin teen get home.
19-year-old arrested in connection to missing person case.
Local parties plan to quickly start preparing for next elections
Smith retains Crawford County Sheriff position
Danny Smith elected Crawford County Sheriff
Dean wins Ottawa County Sheriff seat
Options for voting when you're under isolation or quarantine order.
Election officials expect record voter turnout.
Local candidates use of church equipment raises legal questions
Inmates are now eligible to receive CARES Act stimulus checks
Law firm that filed the lawsuits says county jail inmates are included.
Man wanted in connection to Vernon County homicide
63-year-old woman found deceased.
Missouri schools to receive COVID-19 rapid testing kits
Freeman hospital waiting on additional rapid tests.
Missouri reimburses costs to become a substitute teacher
Program ends on November 4th.
Local election officials say this election could bring record turnout
Early and absentee voting brings in high numbers.
Crawford County changes student quarantine policy
Students who have classroom exposure will no longer have to quarantine.
Matter "resolved" after Jasper coach-led prayer investigation
Pittsburg starts program to create more affordable housing
Fort Scott City Manager announces retirement during investigation
Martin has worked for the city for 10 years.
Cassville Dispensary is one of first medical marijuana dispensaries in the state to open
Dispensary should have cannabis products on Tuesday of next week.
Political signs stolen, vandalized, throughout area
Offense is a Class A misdemeanor.
Search continues for 14-year-old Leora Hardee
Leora now missing for more than a month.
Mini parade planned to replace canceled Maple Leaf Parade
Business owner plans mini parade to keep tradition alive.
Prayer before football games leads to investigation
Community shows support for Coach.
Fort Scott School District changes student quarantine policy
Policy requires students who are close contacts to wear masks to learn in-person.
Ascension Via Christi postpones elective procedures
Hospital shifts to COVID-19 surge plan.
Carl Junction student expelled after a handgun is found in their locker
Missouri gubernatorial candidates face off in first debate
Protesters call for the resignation of Jasper County Commissioner John Bartosh
Untraditional foster care home comes to Neodesha
SoHome Kids raising money for renovations
Candid conversation with Joplin Council Member Keenan Cortez
Cortez talks on racism and response from community to Toby Teeter comments.
Crawford County Sheriff announces STOP program