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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Table Tennis Championship set for November 2 & 3 with City teams in exhibition match Saturday AM

Once again, it’s time for the USA Table Tennis (USATT) Sanctioned Tournament! The 2018 Fall Open Table Tennis Championship will be held on Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3 at Memorial Hall, 212 W. 8th Street in Joplin. &n...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Public Library closed Tuesday, Oct. 30 for computer upgrade on circulation system

Joplin Public Library will be closed all day Tuesday, October 30, 2018 in order to install a new computer server system and an upgrade for its automated circulation system. All materials due on that day will now be due October 31.

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

City’s credit rating noted for its solid financial management

As part of a normal, periodic review process, Standard & Poor recently announced its Global Ratings on the City of Joplin. The City’s long-term rating on the City’s certificates of participation (COPs) is noted as ‘A+&...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Lane shifts on 20th Street to occur October 18 through October 22 for paving work

As recovery work progresses, travelers will experience lane shifts in two areas of East 20th Street starting Thursday, October 18 for milling and paving operations. Work should be completed by Tuesday, Oct. 23, weather permitting.

Milling will begin on Oct...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Railroad repairs to close 4th Street at Murphy Boulevard starting Monday, Oct. 15

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Starting Monday, October 15, 4th Street will be closed between Murphy Boulevard and Grand Avenue for repairs to the railroad crossing. The work is expected to be completed by the end of Friday, October 26, weather permitting.  

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Joplin Insider program focuses on recycling, community shred event

In the next program of Joplin Insider, viewers will learn more about recycling and the upcoming free community shred event scheduled in November. MaryAnne Phillips, Joplin Recycling Coordinator, visits with Public Information Officer Lynn Onstot about the...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

Recycling Center offers Community Document Shred Event to celebrate America Recycles Day

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Many people may have personal papers that are no longer needed and are cluttering their house, but fear of identity theft prevents some people from trashing or recycling these sensitive documents. 

The Joplin Recycling Center, 1310 West A Street, ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Citizens addressing Council have various options during regular meetings

At the top of City Council meetings, City Council members welcome citizens who have indicated they would like to address them regarding an issue. To help with this process, City Council developed protocols to follow, which vary depending on the topic, whe...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Environmental Task Force awards scholarships to area college students

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The Environmental Task Force of Jasper and Newton Counties has awarded the Bob Nichols Memorial Environmental Scholarship to two local area residents.  The $500 scholarship is granted to students who are current residents of Jasper or Ne...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

New lending service at Library provides access via mobile devices

Joplin Public Library is excited to introduce hoopla, a brand new, revolutionary library lending service! Patrons can now borrow thousands of videos and music albums right from a smartphone, tablet or web browser. This easy-to-use digital lending platform...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Joplin Public Library to Accept Passport Applications

Joplin Public Library is pleased to announce that effective September 4, 2018 it will accept passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State.  U.S. citizens planning international travel may apply for their passports seven days pe...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Crowd gathers for official opening of Senior Center

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Area seniors, City officials and representatives from the Area Agency on Aging celebrated the official opening of the new Joplin Senior Center at an Open House and Ribbon Cutting ceremony today.

The crowd attending had plenty of room in the 14,400 square f...

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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: October 10, 2018

Railroad repairs to close 4th Street at Murphy Boulevard starting Monday, Oct. 15

RR crossing - 4th St Sept 18 PRE-repair work

Starting Monday, October 15, 4th Street will be closed between Murphy Boulevard and Grand Avenue for repairs to the railroad crossing. The work is expected to be completed by the end of Friday, October 26, weather permitting.  

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

Structure Fire - Joplin Sports Complex

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 08, 2018

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire 3301 W 1st Street.

CONTACT:    James Furgerson , Fire Chief

On Saturday, 06 October 2018, at 11:26 PM the Joplin Fire Depart...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Three Fires in One Night – Wednesday, 19 September

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September 20, 2018

SUBJECT:      Three Fires in One Night – Wednesday, 19 September

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Rescue, Wildcat Glades

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September 06, 2018

SUBJECT:      High Angle Rescue, Low Water Bridge

CONTACT:    Keith Stammer, Public Information Officer

On Wednesday, 05 September, the Joplin Fire was ...

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

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