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News To Know: warrant issued for child sex offender, and high speed chase rolls by KOAM

JASPER, Mo. - Police issue a warrant for a registered sex offender in southwest Missouri for child sex crimes and abuse. Prosecutors in Bar… Read more


Wild Cat Wednesday: Youth entrepreneurship contests

It's time for another Wild Cat Wednesday and this one brings two students from Girard High School to the studio to tell us about what youth… Read more


News To Know: head-on crash takes the life of mother and infant, and Joplin kicks off business expo

LABETTE COUNTY, Kan. - A head-on crash happened on US400 on Monday, January 23, around 8:30 pm, about four miles west of US59 in Labette Co… Read more


Learning about Iola's murals project

IOLA, Kan. -- Robin Shallie and Marie Barclay from the Iola Chamber of Commerce stops by the studio to tell us about an upcoming mural proj… Read more


Hunters with a Mission's 8th annual orphanage benefit

INDEPENDENCE, Kan. -- Kris Alexander and Dustin Bayless from Hunters with a Mission stop by the studio to tell about their upcoming 8th ann… Read more


3 cheese candied bacon macaroni and cheese

JOPLIN, Mo. -- Mac and cheese is a favorite food for many people. Many people like to experiment with mac and cheese and find the way to ma… Read more


SEK Humane Society introduces us to Mudbud

PITTSBURG, Kan. -- The Team Leader of the SEK Humane Society stops by the studio to not only introduce us to Mudbud, the very adorable sist… Read more


It's time for the annual Battle of the Badges blood drive

It's time for the Battle of the Badges blood drive! Which means if you roll up  your sleeve and donate blood -- you get to also have chili.… Read more

News To Know: Freeman hosts health fair, and co-workers set up a Go-Fund-Me for a colleague's retirement

JOPLIN, Mo. - The former president of the 2023 Joplin High School Project Graduation is charged with felony stealing. Court documents say 4… Read more