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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Fire Dept. reminds citizens of fireworks guidelines and safety tips

As Independence Day approaches, citizens need to keep safety in mind as they handle fireworks to avoid any problems. To provide a safer environment for families, neighbors, and visitors to our community the City reminds everyone to adhere to all regulatio...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Schifferdecker Golf Course celebrating its 100th Anniversary

Joplin’s Schifferdecker Park has always been a popular gathering place, even 100 years ago. The park had many amenities in its early days, including a public golf course. Joplin’s Golf Course opened on June 29, 1922. The golf course&am...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Joplin Fire Department’s water rescue team employed for Grand Falls incident

At approximately 4:50 p.m. on June 14, 2022, Joplin 911 received reports of a male subject riding a raft near Joplin’s Grand Falls did not resurface after he went over the falls. Joplin Fire and Redings Mill Fire swift water rescue teams respond...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

City facilities available for cooling centers

As the heat index increases to dangerously high levels, City officials remind citizens to check on family members, neighbors, and friends to ensure their environment is adequate to endure the hot conditions. 

According to Keith Stammer, Emergency ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

JPD Capt. Will Davis honored at Celebration of First Responder Heroes

Captain Will Davis - Joplin Police Dept.

The City of Joplin is proud to share this information from the First Responders Children’s Foundation:

Joplin Police Captain Will Davis is one of the honorees at their annual gala recognizing first responders for their heroic efforts during the o...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Council places property tax question to support Public Safety services on August 2 ballot

Later this summer, Joplin voters will be asked whether they support a property tax to support and grow public safety services in our community. The City Council recently passed an ordinance to place a question on the August 2, 2022 ballot asking Joplin ci...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

10th Street opens; Main Street signal now operational upon stormwater work completion

Stormwater work near 10th Street and Main Street has been completed and the City is pleased to announce that West 10th Street is reopened. The signal on Main Street is also operational, so drivers should prepare to stop if signaled by the light. ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Schifferdecker Aquatic Center operating hours announced for Summer 2022

Memorial Day weekend marks the kickoff of the summer swim season in Joplin. Like many cities nationwide, Joplin’s Parks and Recreation department is experiencing lifeguard staffing challenges causing pool operations to be modified. 

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Think ahead for kindergarten enrollment - Health Dept. offers immunizations

The Joplin City Health Department has vaccinations required for your child to begin kindergarten.  We want to help you make sure your child is prepared.  If your child lives within the Joplin city limits or is enrolled in a Joplin public...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Council election returns two incumbents, adds three new members

Joplin voters decided the winners for the Joplin City Council seats at the April 5, 2022 election, electing three new citizens to join two incumbents. Three general seats were up for election with Mayor Ryan Stanley and Councilmember Anthony Monteleone no...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Municipal Court announces changes to operation hours starting May 2, 2022

Beginning May 2, 2022, the Joplin Municipal Court hours of operation will be 8 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m, with the Court office to be closed during the noon lunch hour. To help citizens with their various needs, the following alternative paym...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Parks and Recreation join MSSU to host Independence Day Celebration

Joplin Parks & Recreation and Missouri Southern State University have once again joined together for Joplin’s Independence Day celebration. This event will be held at Fred G. Hughes Stadium at Missouri Southern State University on Monday, Ju...

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Posted on: July 10, 2021

City of Joplin provides update on network security incident

As you may know, on July 7, 2021, we discovered a network security incident that resulted in an interruption to our internet, email, and phone services. After discovering the incident, we isolated the impacted systems, contacted law enforcement, and launc...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Joplin Fire Department’s water rescue team employed for Grand Falls incident

At approximately 4:50 p.m. on June 14, 2022, Joplin 911 received reports of a male subject riding a raft near Joplin’s Grand Falls did not resurface after he went over the falls. Joplin Fire and Redings Mill Fire swift water rescue teams responded to the ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Think ahead for kindergarten enrollment - Health Dept. offers immunizations

The Joplin City Health Department has vaccinations required for your child to begin kindergarten.  We want to help you make sure your child is prepared.  If your child lives within the Joplin city limits or is enrolled in a Joplin public...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Schifferdecker Golf Course celebrating its 100th Anniversary

Joplin’s Schifferdecker Park has always been a popular gathering place, even 100 years ago. The park had many amenities in its early days, including a public golf course. Joplin’s Golf Course opened on June 29, 1922. The golf course’s name was changed to ...

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