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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Parks and Recreation Kicks Off Activity Challenge for Holiday Season

Picture with 2022 Roll-n-Stroll logo and date information

Joplin Parks and Recreation and Mercy, are partnering once again to bring an activity challenge to the community this holiday season. 

 

The Roll-n-Stroll is an inclusive activity challenge open to anyone who wants to participate. ...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Western section of West 32nd St. to close November 21 as widening project continues

Weather permitting, starting Monday, November 21, an additional section of West 32nd Street will be closed from the east side of Alfalfa Road to the west side of Crane Drive as work progresses toward Central City Road. Detour routes will be posted and acc...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Holiday Tree Trail Kicks off November 29 at Mercy Park

Holiday Tree Trail Logo shows 3 Christmas trees and the title

Joplin Parks and Recreation, the City of Joplin, and Visit Joplin are continuing a new holiday tradition in Mercy Park.

 The Holiday Tree Trail is a series of decorated trees from area businesses and organizations placed along a portion of the tra...

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Posted on: November 11, 2022

Residential Leaf Pick-up begins Monday, November 28

The City of Joplin will start the annual residential leaf pick-up program on November 28, the first Monday after Thanksgiving, weather permitting. 

To address all areas of Joplin, the City utilizes two crews that start in outlying areas and work t...

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To view Leaf Pick-Up Map showing order of areas... City News
Posted on: November 9, 2022

City reduces public transportation service due to driver shortage

Due to a shortage of drivers, Joplin’s public transportation options will be reduced starting November 28, 2022. At that time, the Sunshine Lamp Trolley service will be suspended until further notice and riders will be referred to the MAPS service that pr...

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MAPS Ridership Info.... City News
Posted on: August 26, 2022

Health Dept. offering CPR classes monthly starting September 8

The Joplin Health Department is now offering cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) classes for the community, with the first classes offered on Thursday, September 8. Three different courses, including Friends and Family, Heart Saver, and Heart Code Basic ...

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City News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

SkyWest to continue air service to Chicago and Denver throughout 2022

Joplin City officials are pleased to announce that air service with SkyWest Airlines operated by United Express will continue to offer a dual hub service plan for Joplin throughout 2022.  

The service will include a daily nonstop flight to Chicago...

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City News
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: November 15, 2022

Western section of West 32nd St. to close November 21 as widening project continues

Weather permitting, starting Monday, November 21, an additional section of West 32nd Street will be closed from the east side of Alfalfa Road to the west side of Crane Drive as work progresses toward Central City Road. Detour routes will be posted and acc...

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