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Posted on: April 19, 2017

City joins Denim Day in recognition to take a stand against rape

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Wednesday, April 26, many businesses, schools, and organizations in Missouriwill hold events in recognition of Denim Day, a rape awareness campaign. Nearly
1 in 5 women and approximately 1 in 71 men in the United States have been rapedin their li...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

City Clerk discusses her role in municipal government during Newsmakers

The upcoming
Newsmakers interview program on KGCS-TV features City Clerk Barbara Hogelin.Hogelin sat down with program host Judy Stiles to discuss the role of the City
Clerk in municipal government and explain various responsibilities her officehold...

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To view program....
Posted on: April 14, 2017

New dates announced for two photo reunification events

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Two new events have been scheduled to provide opportunities for local families to be reunited with photos displaced by the May 2011 Joplin tornado. Volunteers will be on hand to assist residents and return photos at the Joplin Museum Complex, South Schiff...

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To learn more and view photos....
Posted on: April 12, 2017

Parks and Rec offering swap meet opportunities through JoMo Junkin’

Looking to sell
your junk or search for new treasures? Joplin Parks and Recreation is hosting aNEW 2017 event that will help you do just that! JoMo Junkin' will be held at the Joplin Memorial Hall parking lot
on the first Saturday of ea...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

City names Hertzberg as new Public Works Director

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Joplin City
Manager Sam Anselm announced today the promotion of David Hertzberg to Public Works Director. Most recently, Hertzbergserved as the Capital Improvements Project Manager for the City and held this
position for the past two years.  Prio...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Amnesty Day to be held on April 28 for the Joplin Municipal Court

Because the Joplin Municipal Court recognizes the difficulties many
citizens may have in meeting their obligations with the Municipal Court, itwill hold an Amnesty Day on Friday, April 28, 2017.
Warrant Fees and Failure to Appear Fees will be waived ...

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Additional Info on warrants...
Posted on: March 27, 2017

Registration for educational series begins April 1 at Public Library’s Children’s dept.

Registration begins Saturday, April 1 for the new Super Summer STEAM
Series offered at the Joplin Public Library.   <_o3a_p>

This series, designed for children entering 2nd through 5th grades, focuseson Science,
Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STE...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Joplin Fire Department releases 2016 Annual Report

The Joplin Fire Department has
released its 2016 Annual Report. The document provides an overview of eachdivision in the department and highlights various projects throughout the year.
With more than 8,200 calls for service the firefighters assisted i...

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To view 2016 Fire Department's Annual Report...
Posted on: February 8, 2017

SAVE the DATE - June 3 is Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of new Joplin Public Library

SAVE
the DATE of Saturday, June 3, 2017 for a day of fun, exploration and newexcitement as the Joplin Public Library hosts its Grand Opening and Ribbon
Cutting. Construction work continues on the new facility at 1901 East 20thStreet as staff prepare...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

Citizens group launches Vision Joplin 2022; encourages citizens’ participation in project

Today a group of area citizens and community leaders gathered at City Hall in support of Vision Joplin 2022 as it was introduced to the public during a press conference.  Committee member Clifford Wert and Joplin Mayor Mike Seibert spo...

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Vision Joplin 2022...
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...

To view the interactive website...