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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Survey of City’s tree canopy completed, provides data on Joplin’s urban forest

The value of trees in a community is often overshadowed by other aesthetic elements. However, following the May 2011 tornado that reduced 17,000 trees to stumps, it brought to light the significance of a healthy urban forest in city parks, neighborhoods a...Read on...

Posted on: May 17, 2017

Firefighter training class starts in July

Joplin Fire
Chief Jim Furgerson is pleased to announce a Firefighter Training Class willbegin this summer through the Joplin Fire Department. This eight-week class
will be offered in the evening and begins on July 10, 2017. The class will beheld at ...

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To register for the course...
Posted on: May 10, 2017

Joplin’s annual Recycling & Waste Disposal Guide provides numerous green resources in area

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Joplin residents recently received the annual issue of “Recycling and Waste Disposal Guide,” in their mailboxes.  This guide provides information on Joplin’soptional curbside recycling service for single-family houses...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Library to close May 14 – 29 to prepare for move to new building

Staff
of the Joplin Public Library is preparing for a monumental task this month –relocating the contents of the 300 South Main facility to its new building at
1901 East 20th Street. 
Thereare 120,000 items in the collection that will be ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Drug Drop-off Boxes

All citizens---regardless of
residency---have the option to dispose of unused, unwanted, surplus, orphanedand expired medicines by depositing them in the permanent drug drop-off box located
at the Joplin Police Station. Joplin Police Captain Rusty Riv...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

City offers opportunities for citizens to serve on various Boards and Commissions

Citizens looking for a way to help
their community can get involved by serving on various Boards, Commissions andCommittees offered through the City. These groups serve in diverse roles, including assessing needs; reviewof plans and policies; ...

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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: 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: 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: April 26, 2017

16th Street Closures

Sprouls Construction will begin saw cutting on 16th Street from Main Street to Jackson Ave. and will be closing 3 to 4 blocks at a time starting Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 6:00 a.m. weather permitting. The intersections of north and south street will be ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

St. Louis Ave. Widening

StartingMarch 13, 2017 there will
be various lane closures on St. LouisAvenue at 6:30 a.m. and will continue through June of 2017.  <_o3a_p>Work will start on the south end of the
project just below the Tamko entrance with clearing and grubbi...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Structure Fire 4225 S Joplin Ave

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 22, 2017

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire at 4225 S Joplin Ave

           

  • CONTACT:    Keith Stammer, Joplin Fire Department

The Joplin Fire Department responded to ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Firefighter training class starts in July

Joplin Fire
Chief Jim Furgerson is pleased to announce a Firefighter Training Class willbegin this summer through the Joplin Fire Department. This eight-week class
will be offered in the evening and begins on July 10, 2017. The class will beheld at ...

Read on...

To register for the course...
Posted on: April 18, 2017

Structure Fire 227 N Cox Ave

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 18, 2017

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire at 227 N Cox

           

  • CONTACT:    Keith Stammer, Joplin Fire Department

The Joplin Fire Department responded to a repo...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Structure Fire, 230 N Walnut Ave

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 18, 2017

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire at 230 N Walnut

           

  • CONTACT:    Keith Stammer, Joplin Fire Department

The Joplin Fire Department responded to a r...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

Vision Joplin 2022

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We're imagining Joplin five years into the future, and we need you to get involved!

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

Joplin History

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

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