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Posted on: September 21, 2017

City to hold annual auction on Saturday, October 7

The City of Joplin will hold its annual Auction on
Saturday, October 7, 2017, beginning at 9 a.m. The Auction will be held in theStreet Maintenance Barn located northwest of the Public Works Center, 1301 West
nd Street. Parking will be available at t...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

It is time to receive influenza vaccinations

Unfortunately, the flu is a common
illness this time of year.  It is acontagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus.  Common symptoms include fever, headache,
muscle or body aches, feeling tired, cough, sore throat, an...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Regional Summit on Opioid epidemic set for October 17

The opioid epidemic is one of the largest health issues the nation is facing today. The State of Missouri is not immune to this issue, and fighting this crisis is a top priority of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS). 

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Citizens’ newsletter highlights health topics, pet issues, curbside recycling & upcoming events

within the city recently received the Summer issue of “The Citizen”, the City’squarterly newsletter in their mailboxes. <_o3a_p>

This issueincludes a summary of the curbside recycling’s first year; ...

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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: 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: 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