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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Library’s Makerspace celebrates GRAND OPENING on Saturday with demonstrations

It’s time to meet your MAKERSPACE! With the new Joplin Public Library opening earlier this summer, many citizens have enjoyed the new facility, expanded collections and fun and educational programming. Now it’s time to enjoy one of the...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

City provides update to Hope Valley Community Improvement District

At the October 16, 2017 City Council meeting, an ordinance will be presented to name three new members to the Hope Valley Community Improvement District (CID) Board; Brandon Davis, Charles Genisio, and Brian Christmas. These local individuals will take th...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Joplin Recycling Center Encourages Iris Dig, Divide, and Donate

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In celebration of the City’s official flower, the Recycling Center accepts iris rhizomes, or iris bulbs as they are commonly known. Local gardeners looking for economical ways to continue their hobby may drop off or retrieve iris bulbs while vis...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Seats still open for Southwest Missouri Opioid Summit set for October 17

In 2016, one out of every 66 deaths in Missouri was due to opioid or opiate abuse. This is a 34% increase from 2015 when one out of every 89 deaths were opioid-related. Addiction to opioids is all too real, impacting families regardless of job class, bank...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Podleski sworn in as Presiding Municipal Court Judge

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With the recent retirement of Presiding Judge Chuck Brown of the Joplin Municipal Court, the Joplin City Council has announced the appointment of his successor. John Podleski, formerly Associate Judge for the Court, has been appointed Presiding Judge. Pod...

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

Public Meeting set for Oct. 17 to discuss road improvements to 44th St. and Connecticut Ave.

In the fall of 2016 City of Joplin engineering staff held an initial public meeting with area property owners to accept input in the design of the 44th Street widening project, as well as the improvements along Connecticut Avenue from the bridge over I-44...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

It is time to receive influenza vaccinations

Unfortunately, the flu is a common
illness this time of year.  It is acontagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus.  Common symptoms include fever, headache,
muscle or body aches, feeling tired, cough, sore throat, an...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Regional Summit on Opioid epidemic set for October 17

The opioid epidemic is one of the largest health issues the nation is facing today. The State of Missouri is not immune to this issue, and fighting this crisis is a top priority of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS). 

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Work on new Senior Center begins with groundbreaking ceremony

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City officials and representatives from the Area Agency on Aging joined
together to initiate the construction of the new Joplin Senior Center during agroundbreaking ceremony today.<_o3a_p>

The 14,400-square foot Senior Center will be located on the south side
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City News
Posted on: June 22, 2017

Simple tips can reduce ground level ozone levels

Summer’s here!
And so are high temperatures. March through November is Ozone Season, whenground-level ozone becomes a concern as the temperature heats up and the
humidity increases here in the Four States. Even though we can’t see ...

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City News
Posted on: July 13, 2016

Interactive website allows residents to check work of multiple recovery projects in neighborhoods

Earlier this year, the City launched project snapshots on its website, www.joplinmo.org/cdbg-list, providing an overview of all the recovery work being completed in Joplin. Users can easily scroll through each project, noting their description, timeline o...Read on...

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

Juvenile Detention Center

There will be a parking lane closure on the north side of 6th Street and the west side Pearl at 6th & Pearl starting immediately until December, 2018.Closure is due the work being done on the juvenile detention center.The City appreciates your patienc...

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City Road Closures

Posted on: September 19, 2017

Regional Summit on Opioid epidemic set for October 17

The opioid epidemic is one of the largest health issues the nation is facing today. The State of Missouri is not immune to this issue, and fighting this crisis is a top priority of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS). 

On ...

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To register for the course... Health Department

Posted on: October 14, 2016

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

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