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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Recovery work detours east/west traffic at intersection of 20th and Main Street

Recovery work
continues in rebuilding Main Street, and
startingJuly 24, the west side of the 20th Street and Main Street intersection
will be closed.
  This closure impacts the east and westboundtraffic on 20th Street. Main Street will not b...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Mark your calendar for Movies in the Park monthly series

Parks and Recreation, the Joplin Convention and Visitors Bureau, and FrankFletcher Auto Group are excited to announce a Movies in the Park series for
2017! Enjoy family favorite flicks for FREE on our inflatable movie screen!Pack chairs, blan...

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Check out the events section for more info... City News
Posted on: July 6, 2017

City of Joplin names new Assistant Director of Public Works- Engineering

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Public Works Director David Hertzberg recently announced Dan Johnson, PE, CFM,as the Assistant Director of Public Works- Engineering. As assistant, his
duties will include plan reviews for new development, capital improvementproject managemen...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

New Joplin Library featured in upcoming Newsmakers show

An upcoming
edition of the Newsmakers interview program on KGCS-TV features a look at thenew Joplin Public Library, with Library Director Jacque Gage.  She
discusses the new facility, highlighting several new items and remindingviewers of t...

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To view program.... City News
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Work on new Senior Center begins with groundbreaking ceremony

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City officials and representatives from the Area Agency on Aging joined
together to initiate the construction of the new Joplin Senior Center during agroundbreaking ceremony today.<_o3a_p>

The 14,400-square foot Senior Center will be located on the south side

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Simple tips can reduce ground level ozone levels

Summer’s here!
And so are high temperatures. March through November is Ozone Season, whenground-level ozone becomes a concern as the temperature heats up and the
humidity increases here in the Four States. Even though we can’t see ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

New 100-foot Aerial Fire Truck added to Joplin Fire Department

firetruck - 100 ft aerial June 2017

Community members and Joplin Fire Explorers joined Joplin
firefighters and City officials as they pushed a new 100-foot aerial laddertruck into an empty fire bay at Fire Station #1, as part of an “Apparatus Housing Ceremony” held to...

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City News
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,, 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... City News