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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Joplin Public Library Receives Grant to Support Local Families

The Joplin Public Library recently announced plans to strengthen its services to families and children following receipt of funds from the Bramlage and Willcoxon Foundation.

The $4,000 grant award will be used to purchase books and literacy resources. &...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Joplin Insider program focuses on Recycling Center’s 20th Anniversary & Phillips’ retirement

In the next program of Joplin Insider, viewers will learn more about the beginning stages of recycling in Joplin as MaryAnne Phillips, Recycling Coordinator, visits with Public Information Officer Lynn Onstot. With Phillips retiring in mid-January, she te...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Harry Potter Book Night Celebration set for February 7 at Library

Joplin Public Library (JPL) will host a celebration of all things Harry Potter on Friday, February 7.  The festivities will begin in the Children’s Department promptly at 3:30 p.m., and the magic will end at 5:30 p.m.

Young wizards and w...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Census 2020 questionnaire hits mailboxes in first quarter of 2020

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2020 is the start of a new decade and is also a leap year, but did you know it’s the year that the U.S. Census takes pla...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Joplin Recycling Center celebrates 20 years of service to the community

On January 11, 2000, the City opened a modest drop-off recycling center carved out of repurposed land at the Public Works Center.  Originally open for four hours per day with a part-time employee, the Center accepted only container glass, plastic...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Joplin Recycling Coordinator to retire in January 2020

Mary Anne Phillips - Recycling Coordinator retiring Jan. 17, 2020

David Hertzberg, Joplin Public Works Director, has announced the retirement of Mary Anne Phillips, Recycling Coordinator effective January 17, 2020.  She will have served with the City for over 22 years effective that date, having started on Apri...

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Posted on: December 24, 2019

Recycling Center offer options for discarded Christmas trees, both live and artificial

The City of Joplin will have three collection points for discarded, natural (live) Christmas trees starting December 26 and continuing through January 31. Citizens should bring their tree, completely stripped of all decorations, and place it near the &...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Interim City Manager announces Major Sloan promoted to Joplin Police Chief

Sloan Rowland - named Police Chief January 3, 2020

Interim City Manager Dan Pekarek is pleased to announce that Joplin’s Assistant Chief of Police Sloan Rowland will be promoted to the position of Chief of Police beginning January 3, 2020.  Current Police Chief Matt Stewart recently ann...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Library Receives Grant to Expand Workforce Development Resources

The Joplin Public Library recently announced plans to expand its workforce development collection following receipt of Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds awarded through the Institute of Museum and Library Services. LSTA grants are awarded a...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Casey’s General Stores, State of Missouri & City of Joplin share plans for new distribution center

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ANKENY, Iowa (November 14, 2019) -- Casey’s General Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq symbol CASY), today announced it plans to build a new, state-of-the-art warehouse, logistics and distribution facility in Joplin, Missouri. The new facility is the...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Structure Fire, 1831 W 7th Street (Woody’s Wood Fired Pizza)

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December 13, 2019

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire, 1831 W 7th Street (Woody’s Wood Fired Pizza)

CONTACT:    James Furgerson

On Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 9:08...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Structure Fire, 3310 S Connecticut Ave

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December 11, 2019

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire, 3310 S Connecticut Ave

CONTACT:    James Furgerson

On Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at 12:25 AM, the Joplin Fire Departmen...

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

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