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Allen County, KS

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-311000-
/O.EXT.KICT.FZ.W.0003.141101T0400Z-141101T1500Z/
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-
CHASE-RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-
HARPER-SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-
LABETTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSSELL...SYLVAN GROVE...BEVERLY...
BARNARD...GREAT BEND...ELLSWORTH...WILSON...SALINA...LYONS...
STERLING...MCPHERSON...HILLSBORO...MARION...PEABODY...
COTTONWOOD FALLS...STRONG CITY...HUTCHINSON...NEWTON...
EL DORADO...AUGUSTA...ANDOVER...ROSE HILL...EUREKA...MADISON...
YATES CENTER...IOLA...HUMBOLDT...KINGMAN...WICHITA...ANTHONY...
HARPER...ATTICA...WELLINGTON...WINFIELD...ARKANSAS CITY...
HOWARD...MOLINE...LONGTON...GRENOLA...NEODESHA...FREDONIA...
CHANUTE...SEDAN...CEDAR VALE...COFFEYVILLE...INDEPENDENCE...
PARSONS
259 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...FROM THE LOWER 20S IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS TO THE
MID 20S IN MOST OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH-CENTRAL KANSAS.

* IMPACTS...FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL KILL SENSITIVE PLANTS. BE
PREPARED TO COVER OR BRING SENSITIVE PLANTS INDOORS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

Barton County, MO

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-310845-
/O.CON.KSGF.FZ.W.0002.141101T0200Z-141101T1500Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...
ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...NEVADA...APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...
HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...FORT LEONARD WOOD...
WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...
BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...LEBANON...HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...JOPLIN...
CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...
MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...
NIXA...OZARK...AVA...WEST PLAINS...WINONA...EMINENCE...ANDERSON...
PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...
BRANSON...FORSYTH...GAINESVILLE...THEODOSIA...THAYER...ALTON
341 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING
FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS.

* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE LOW TO MID 20S.

* IMPACTS...THIS WILL END THE 2014 GROWING SEASON. ANY COLD
SENSITIVE VEGETATION LEFT OUTSIDE WILL DIE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

Bourbon County, KS

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-310845-
/O.CON.KSGF.FZ.W.0002.141101T0200Z-141101T1500Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...
ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...NEVADA...APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...
HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...FORT LEONARD WOOD...
WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...
BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...LEBANON...HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...JOPLIN...
CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...
MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...
NIXA...OZARK...AVA...WEST PLAINS...WINONA...EMINENCE...ANDERSON...
PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...
BRANSON...FORSYTH...GAINESVILLE...THEODOSIA...THAYER...ALTON
341 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING
FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS.

* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE LOW TO MID 20S.

* IMPACTS...THIS WILL END THE 2014 GROWING SEASON. ANY COLD
SENSITIVE VEGETATION LEFT OUTSIDE WILL DIE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

Cherokee County, KS

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-310845-
/O.CON.KSGF.FZ.W.0002.141101T0200Z-141101T1500Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...
ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...NEVADA...APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...
HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...FORT LEONARD WOOD...
WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...
BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...LEBANON...HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...JOPLIN...
CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...
MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...
NIXA...OZARK...AVA...WEST PLAINS...WINONA...EMINENCE...ANDERSON...
PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...
BRANSON...FORSYTH...GAINESVILLE...THEODOSIA...THAYER...ALTON
341 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING
FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS.

* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE LOW TO MID 20S.

* IMPACTS...THIS WILL END THE 2014 GROWING SEASON. ANY COLD
SENSITIVE VEGETATION LEFT OUTSIDE WILL DIE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

Crawford County, KS

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-310845-
/O.CON.KSGF.FZ.W.0002.141101T0200Z-141101T1500Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...
ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...NEVADA...APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...
HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...FORT LEONARD WOOD...
WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...
BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...LEBANON...HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...JOPLIN...
CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...
MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...
NIXA...OZARK...AVA...WEST PLAINS...WINONA...EMINENCE...ANDERSON...
PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...
BRANSON...FORSYTH...GAINESVILLE...THEODOSIA...THAYER...ALTON
341 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING
FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS.

* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE LOW TO MID 20S.

* IMPACTS...THIS WILL END THE 2014 GROWING SEASON. ANY COLD
SENSITIVE VEGETATION LEFT OUTSIDE WILL DIE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

Jasper County, MO

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-310845-
/O.CON.KSGF.FZ.W.0002.141101T0200Z-141101T1500Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...
ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...NEVADA...APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...
HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...FORT LEONARD WOOD...
WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...
BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...LEBANON...HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...JOPLIN...
CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...
MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...
NIXA...OZARK...AVA...WEST PLAINS...WINONA...EMINENCE...ANDERSON...
PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...
BRANSON...FORSYTH...GAINESVILLE...THEODOSIA...THAYER...ALTON
341 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING
FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS.

* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE LOW TO MID 20S.

* IMPACTS...THIS WILL END THE 2014 GROWING SEASON. ANY COLD
SENSITIVE VEGETATION LEFT OUTSIDE WILL DIE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

Labette County, KS

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-311000-
/O.EXT.KICT.FZ.W.0003.141101T0400Z-141101T1500Z/
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-
CHASE-RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-
HARPER-SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-
LABETTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSSELL...SYLVAN GROVE...BEVERLY...
BARNARD...GREAT BEND...ELLSWORTH...WILSON...SALINA...LYONS...
STERLING...MCPHERSON...HILLSBORO...MARION...PEABODY...
COTTONWOOD FALLS...STRONG CITY...HUTCHINSON...NEWTON...
EL DORADO...AUGUSTA...ANDOVER...ROSE HILL...EUREKA...MADISON...
YATES CENTER...IOLA...HUMBOLDT...KINGMAN...WICHITA...ANTHONY...
HARPER...ATTICA...WELLINGTON...WINFIELD...ARKANSAS CITY...
HOWARD...MOLINE...LONGTON...GRENOLA...NEODESHA...FREDONIA...
CHANUTE...SEDAN...CEDAR VALE...COFFEYVILLE...INDEPENDENCE...
PARSONS
259 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...FROM THE LOWER 20S IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS TO THE
MID 20S IN MOST OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH-CENTRAL KANSAS.

* IMPACTS...FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL KILL SENSITIVE PLANTS. BE
PREPARED TO COVER OR BRING SENSITIVE PLANTS INDOORS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

McDonald County, MO

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-310845-
/O.CON.KSGF.FZ.W.0002.141101T0200Z-141101T1500Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...
ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...NEVADA...APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...
HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...FORT LEONARD WOOD...
WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...
BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...LEBANON...HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...JOPLIN...
CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...
MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...
NIXA...OZARK...AVA...WEST PLAINS...WINONA...EMINENCE...ANDERSON...
PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...
BRANSON...FORSYTH...GAINESVILLE...THEODOSIA...THAYER...ALTON
341 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING
FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS.

* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE LOW TO MID 20S.

* IMPACTS...THIS WILL END THE 2014 GROWING SEASON. ANY COLD
SENSITIVE VEGETATION LEFT OUTSIDE WILL DIE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

Montgomery County, KS

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-311000-
/O.EXT.KICT.FZ.W.0003.141101T0400Z-141101T1500Z/
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-
CHASE-RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-
HARPER-SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-
LABETTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSSELL...SYLVAN GROVE...BEVERLY...
BARNARD...GREAT BEND...ELLSWORTH...WILSON...SALINA...LYONS...
STERLING...MCPHERSON...HILLSBORO...MARION...PEABODY...
COTTONWOOD FALLS...STRONG CITY...HUTCHINSON...NEWTON...
EL DORADO...AUGUSTA...ANDOVER...ROSE HILL...EUREKA...MADISON...
YATES CENTER...IOLA...HUMBOLDT...KINGMAN...WICHITA...ANTHONY...
HARPER...ATTICA...WELLINGTON...WINFIELD...ARKANSAS CITY...
HOWARD...MOLINE...LONGTON...GRENOLA...NEODESHA...FREDONIA...
CHANUTE...SEDAN...CEDAR VALE...COFFEYVILLE...INDEPENDENCE...
PARSONS
259 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...FROM THE LOWER 20S IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS TO THE
MID 20S IN MOST OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH-CENTRAL KANSAS.

* IMPACTS...FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL KILL SENSITIVE PLANTS. BE
PREPARED TO COVER OR BRING SENSITIVE PLANTS INDOORS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

Neosho County, KS

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-311000-
/O.EXT.KICT.FZ.W.0003.141101T0400Z-141101T1500Z/
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-
CHASE-RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-
HARPER-SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-
LABETTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSSELL...SYLVAN GROVE...BEVERLY...
BARNARD...GREAT BEND...ELLSWORTH...WILSON...SALINA...LYONS...
STERLING...MCPHERSON...HILLSBORO...MARION...PEABODY...
COTTONWOOD FALLS...STRONG CITY...HUTCHINSON...NEWTON...
EL DORADO...AUGUSTA...ANDOVER...ROSE HILL...EUREKA...MADISON...
YATES CENTER...IOLA...HUMBOLDT...KINGMAN...WICHITA...ANTHONY...
HARPER...ATTICA...WELLINGTON...WINFIELD...ARKANSAS CITY...
HOWARD...MOLINE...LONGTON...GRENOLA...NEODESHA...FREDONIA...
CHANUTE...SEDAN...CEDAR VALE...COFFEYVILLE...INDEPENDENCE...
PARSONS
259 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...FROM THE LOWER 20S IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS TO THE
MID 20S IN MOST OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH-CENTRAL KANSAS.

* IMPACTS...FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL KILL SENSITIVE PLANTS. BE
PREPARED TO COVER OR BRING SENSITIVE PLANTS INDOORS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

Newton County, MO

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-310845-
/O.CON.KSGF.FZ.W.0002.141101T0200Z-141101T1500Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...
ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...NEVADA...APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...
HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...FORT LEONARD WOOD...
WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...
BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...LEBANON...HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...JOPLIN...
CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...
MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...
NIXA...OZARK...AVA...WEST PLAINS...WINONA...EMINENCE...ANDERSON...
PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...
BRANSON...FORSYTH...GAINESVILLE...THEODOSIA...THAYER...ALTON
341 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING
FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS.

* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE LOW TO MID 20S.

* IMPACTS...THIS WILL END THE 2014 GROWING SEASON. ANY COLD
SENSITIVE VEGETATION LEFT OUTSIDE WILL DIE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

Ottawa County, OK

ARZ001-002-010-011-OKZ054>064-066>070-310445-
/O.CON.KTSA.FZ.W.0002.141101T0400Z-141101T1500Z/
BENTON-CARROLL-WASHINGTON AR-MADISON-OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-NOWATA-
CRAIG-OTTAWA-PAWNEE-TULSA-ROGERS-MAYES-DELAWARE-CREEK-OKMULGEE-
WAGONER-CHEROKEE-ADAIR-MUSKOGEE-
332 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

A FREEZE WARNING IS IN EFFECT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

* IN OKLAHOMA...CHEROKEE...ADAIR...CREEK...OKMULGEE...WAGONER...
TULSA...ROGERS...MAYES...DELAWARE...PAWNEE...OTTAWA...
WASHINGTON...OSAGE...CRAIG...NOWATA AND MUSKOGEE.

IN ARKANSAS...WASHINGTON...MADISON...BENTON AND CARROLL.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* A MUCH COOLER CANADIAN AIRMASS WILL SETTLE OVER THE AREA FRIDAY
AND FRIDAY NIGHT. CLEAR SKIES AND DIMINISHING WIND WILL RESULT
IN TEMPERATURES FALLING INTO THE MID TO UPPER 20S BY SATURDAY
MORNING...WITH LOWER 20S POSSIBLE IN FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA
AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.

IMPACTS...
* THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL PLANTS AND OTHER TENDER VEGETATION
THAT ARE LEFT OUTDOORS OR UNPROTECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
* OUTDOOR WATER PIPES SHOULD BE WRAPPED...DRAINED...OR ALLOWED TO
RUN IN A SLOW STEADY STREAM. IF YOU HAVE PLANTS...SMALL TREES
OR OTHER TENDER VEGETATION WHICH COULD BE HARMED BY A
FREEZE...TAKE THE TIME NOW TO PROTECT THEM. POTTED PLANTS
NORMALLY LEFT OUTDOORS SHOULD BE COVERED OR BROUGHT INSIDE AWAY
FROM THE COLD. ALSO BE SURE TO BRING YOUR SMALL PETS INDOORS.
OUTDOOR PETS SHOULD HAVE A WARM...DRY SHELTER WITH SUFFICIENT
FOOD AND FRESH WATER.

* STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR TELEVISION
FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS WEATHER EVENT.
ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT:
WEATHER.GOV/TULSA.

&&

$$

Vernon County, MO

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/O.CON.KSGF.FZ.W.0002.141101T0200Z-141101T1500Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...
ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...NEVADA...APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...
HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...FORT LEONARD WOOD...
WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...
BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...LEBANON...HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...JOPLIN...
CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...
MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...
NIXA...OZARK...AVA...WEST PLAINS...WINONA...EMINENCE...ANDERSON...
PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...
BRANSON...FORSYTH...GAINESVILLE...THEODOSIA...THAYER...ALTON
341 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING
FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS.

* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE LOW TO MID 20S.

* IMPACTS...THIS WILL END THE 2014 GROWING SEASON. ANY COLD
SENSITIVE VEGETATION LEFT OUTSIDE WILL DIE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

Wilson County, KS

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/O.EXT.KICT.FZ.W.0003.141101T0400Z-141101T1500Z/
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-
CHASE-RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-
HARPER-SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-
LABETTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSSELL...SYLVAN GROVE...BEVERLY...
BARNARD...GREAT BEND...ELLSWORTH...WILSON...SALINA...LYONS...
STERLING...MCPHERSON...HILLSBORO...MARION...PEABODY...
COTTONWOOD FALLS...STRONG CITY...HUTCHINSON...NEWTON...
EL DORADO...AUGUSTA...ANDOVER...ROSE HILL...EUREKA...MADISON...
YATES CENTER...IOLA...HUMBOLDT...KINGMAN...WICHITA...ANTHONY...
HARPER...ATTICA...WELLINGTON...WINFIELD...ARKANSAS CITY...
HOWARD...MOLINE...LONGTON...GRENOLA...NEODESHA...FREDONIA...
CHANUTE...SEDAN...CEDAR VALE...COFFEYVILLE...INDEPENDENCE...
PARSONS
259 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...FROM THE LOWER 20S IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS TO THE
MID 20S IN MOST OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH-CENTRAL KANSAS.

* IMPACTS...FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL KILL SENSITIVE PLANTS. BE
PREPARED TO COVER OR BRING SENSITIVE PLANTS INDOORS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

Woodson County, KS

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/O.EXT.KICT.FZ.W.0003.141101T0400Z-141101T1500Z/
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CHASE-RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-
HARPER-SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-
LABETTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSSELL...SYLVAN GROVE...BEVERLY...
BARNARD...GREAT BEND...ELLSWORTH...WILSON...SALINA...LYONS...
STERLING...MCPHERSON...HILLSBORO...MARION...PEABODY...
COTTONWOOD FALLS...STRONG CITY...HUTCHINSON...NEWTON...
EL DORADO...AUGUSTA...ANDOVER...ROSE HILL...EUREKA...MADISON...
YATES CENTER...IOLA...HUMBOLDT...KINGMAN...WICHITA...ANTHONY...
HARPER...ATTICA...WELLINGTON...WINFIELD...ARKANSAS CITY...
HOWARD...MOLINE...LONGTON...GRENOLA...NEODESHA...FREDONIA...
CHANUTE...SEDAN...CEDAR VALE...COFFEYVILLE...INDEPENDENCE...
PARSONS
259 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...FROM THE LOWER 20S IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS TO THE
MID 20S IN MOST OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH-CENTRAL KANSAS.

* IMPACTS...FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL KILL SENSITIVE PLANTS. BE
PREPARED TO COVER OR BRING SENSITIVE PLANTS INDOORS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

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No recount in USD 247 Special Election

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Cherokee, KS - On Wednesday morning the Crawford County Clerk's Office confirmed there will not be a recount following last week's USD 247 Special Election. The election to determine whether or not USD 247 would be able to collect Capital Outlay was close enough that the provisional ballots had to be counted Monday morning. The final results - Yes-723, No-699. Opponents of the resolution then had until 5 p.m. on Tuesday to determine if they wanted to front the money for a recount. That deadli... More>>

Joplin tenant voices concern over SWAT damage

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On October 9th, Joplin Police and S.W.A.T. team responded to a home on south McKinley after receiving information that armed and dangerous subject, Joseph Shane Endicott, was there.  More>>

Amendment 2 on Missouri November ballot focuses on prosecution of child sex crimes

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Amendment 2 on the November ballot in Missouri aims to constitutionally protect the right to allow prior evidence to be admissible in a courtroom during child sex abuse cases. More>>

Charges Dropped against Prier

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Joplin, MO - A shooting investigation is underway in Newton County. Officers repsponded to a rural area on the southwest side of the city of Joplin around 5 AM. The victim was in a vehicle near the 3500 block of Cherry Road. Authorities say the victim is a 44-year old male and currently in stable condition at Freeman Hospital with two gun shot wounds. Officials say the victim was under the influence of intoxicants or some type of drug and that the incident was most likely a personal conflict.... More>>

Probable Cause in Vernon County Murders Video included

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 Vernon County (MO) - According to probable cause Logan's father found his parents dead. Herman was in recliner with two gun shot wounds -- one to the head -- one to the chest. Rosie was found in the hallway, she was shot twice with small caliber. Logan and his 15 year old brother lived at grandparents house at 30747 E Quantrill Rd El Dorado Springs, Vernon County, MO.
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Liberal Man Sentenced For Child Porn

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Liberal, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for receiving child pornography over the Internet.Matthew W. Splitter, 25, of Liberal, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to seven years in federal prison without parole. The court also ordered Splitter to pay $2,000 in restitution to one of the victims portrayed in the child pornography images.On March 11... More>>

Probable Cause information for Madden released (Part 2 of 2)

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Update:A probable cause affidavit in the case against Larry Madden was released today. According to court documents. He met the girl at a local batting cage while he was a hitting coach. The two then had sex on several occasions, and the teen became pregnant with his child. He's scheduled for trial next year.Attached is pages 5-9 of that Probable Cause. More>>

Probable Cause information for Madden released (Part 1 of 2)

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Update: A probable cause affidavit in the case against Larry Madden was released today. According to court documents. He met the girl at a local batting cage while he was a hitting coach. The two then had sex on several occasions, and the teen became pregnant with his child. He's scheduled for trial next year. More>>

Residents react to double homicide in Vernon County

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A double homicide in Vernon County leaves a community in grieving. Residents say the tragedy has taken a toll on the small town of El Dorado Springs, MO. 17-year-old Logan Ellison is charged with the murders of his grandparents, 76-year-old Herman Ellison and 67-year-old Rosie Ellison. Both victims were found dead inside their home on Friday evening, with gunshot wounds. More>>

USD 247 Capital Outlay passes Video included

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Cherokee, KS - Nearly a week after a Special Election, the USD 247 Board of Education has learned the final results. With 723 Yes votes and 699 No votes, the voters have granted the school district the authority to collect up to 8 mils for Capital Outlay. Possible capital expenses include the district's required share of a tornado safe room grant at the Southeast Elementary School, handicap accessibility compliance improvements, payment towards the 2008 energy efficiency and remodeling loan, ... More>>

Ozark Center expands access with opening of behavioral health clinic in Carl Junction Video included

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What: Ozarks Center increases access to behavioral healthcare services with opening of a clinic in Carl JunctionWhen: 10:00 am Tuesday, October 14Where:Carl Junction Ozark Center Clinic106 S. Main St.Carl Junction, Mo.Carl Junction residents have greater access to quality behavioral health services with the opening of an Ozark Center clinic at 106 S. Main St., Carl Junction. The center provides outpatient treatment for individuals who have experienced trauma, suffer from mental health symptom... More>>

Registration for Joplin Christmas parade is now open

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Joplin, Mo. - “A Storybook Christmas” is the theme of the 44th annual Joplin Christmas Parade set for 6 pm Tuesday, December 2, in downtown Joplin, according to Freeman Health System Vice President of Hospitality and Services Shawn McGrew.

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Official Charges in Thomas Murder Made Video included

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Corbin Joseph Spragg: charged with first degree murder, aggravated burglary, attempted aggravated robbery, conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary and conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery;
Bryan Levi Bridges: charged with first degree murder, aggravated burglary, attempted aggravated robbery, conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary and conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery; 




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SEK Art Fest auctions off fiberglass footballs

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The SEK Art Fest held its auction for the 24 large-scale art pieces. Designed by regional artists, the footballs were part of SEK Art fest's public art installation to inspire and support art in the area.  More>>

Kids get a view from above with a free airplane ride at Pittsburg Airport

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Area flight instructors and pilots offered kids 8 to 17-years-old the chance to learn about aviation.  More>>

Hot air balloon regatta held in Columbus, KS

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17 balloonists from across the Four States take on the overcast skies for a hot air balloon regatta in Columbus, KS. More>>

Fatal crash east of Miami kills pedestrian

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The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is currently working the scene of a found body located on Highway 10, east of Miami. No other details are currently available. More>>

New ice cream shop in Galena puts a unique twist on the sweet treat Video included

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A new ice cream shop in downtown Galena, Kan. adds a mad science twist to a traditional treat.

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New pre-game tradition established at Pittsburg State University

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The Pittsburg State University football team now has a new pre-game tradition. As part of homecoming festivities, university officials held a formal unveiling of the new Champions Plaza outside the football stadium. More>>

Route 66 Mother Road Bike Tour draws out nearly 100 cyclists

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Nearly 100 bicyclists battled the rainy weather this morning to tour the Mother Road. Beginning in Carthage, MO, participants in the Route 66 Mother Road Bike Tour chose between five different routes, ranging from 15 to 100 miles. More>>

2nd Arrest Made in Pittsburg Homicide Video included

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Pittsburg, KS - A second arrest has been made in connection to the October 9, 2014 Taylor Thomas homicide. Darius Euell Rainey, age 21 of Pittsburg, KS was arressted, transported to the Crawford County Jail and booked in for the following offences: More>>

Flash flooding in Miami, OK leaves nearly 10 side streets closed Video included

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Flash flooding in Miami, OK leaves more than a dozen roads closed. City emergency management officials estimate they have received more than five inches of rain since 2:00 this morning. Highway 69-A and the truck route are now open, but eight to ten side streets throughout the city remain closed. More>>

Carl Junction man wanted by federal authorities now in custody

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A Carl Junction man wanted by federal authorities is now in custody. A standoff this morning in a Joplin neighborhood results in three arrests, one of which was of a suspect under a federal warrant. Some residents in the neighborhood are concerned about their safety. More>>

U.S 69 project will complete 4-Lane connection between KC & Pittsburg

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Arma, KS - A project that will achieve the long-sought goal of a four-lane highway the entire length of U.S. 69 between Kansas City and Pittsburg was announced today at Arma.The six-mile project on U.S. 69 known as the “Arma Connection” was announced by Gov. Sam Brownback during a special event within sight of the highway.“Today we are keeping the promise we made to deliver funding for the ‘Arma Connection,'” said Gov. Brownback. “As a result, the decades-old vision of a four-lane U.S. 69 bet... More>>

Standoff in Joplin Video included

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Joplin, MO - The Joplin SWAT team ended a standoff this morning near 8th McKinley. Joseph Endicott was taken into custody shortly after 9AM. He is wanted on a U.S. Marshall's warrant for weapons violations. Authorities say Endicott is a known associate of the Joplin Honkeys.Statement from Lt. Matt Stewart:"We just received some information that he was in this house. He is a suspect that we have been looking for for a little while. This suspect was also involved in an altercation in Lawrence ... More>>

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon talks resurgence of the state's auto industry Video included

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"It's a pattern we're seeing in every corner of our state, up and down the automotive assembly line," said Governor Jay Nixon. Four years ago, the state of Missouri was losing auto industry jobs, said the governor. Now, it's creating them.  More>>

Mt Vernon VA Clinic Update Video included

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill today released the following statement after the VA's announcement that it has reached an interim agreement to keep open the VA's community-based outpatient clinic in Mt. Vernon, which was scheduled to close this month:“This agreement to keep open the Mt. Vernon facility is a real victory for the many veterans who depend on it for quality, specialized care. The clinic is home to a variety of critical rehabilitative services, including treatment for t... More>>

PSU updates internal investigation

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Pittsburg, KS - Pittsburg State University announced today that it had accepted the resignation of Professor and former MBA Program Director Michael Muoghalu. The resignation comes after an internal review involving the program's financial affairs.“We discovered some questionable financial procedures during an internal inquiry in May,” said Chris Kelly, associate vice president for university marketing and communication. “Dr. Muoghalu was placed on unpaid administrative leave shortly after th... More>>

PSU mourns death of contract employee in traffic accident Video included

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Lamar, MO - Michael Breneman, who worked as contracted energy conservation specialist, died in a one-car traffic accident late Tuesday night on 126, 20 miles west of Lamar, MO.Accident occurred as his vehicle travelled off the left side of the road, and struck a driveway embankment causing the vehicle to overturn and strike a utility pole.Breneman, 37 of Asbury, MO, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Dr. Tucker Jostra. Next of kin was notified.Statement from Dr. Steve Scott, PSU Presiden... More>>

Lt. Govenor Recognizes 2014 Kansas Health Champions

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MANHATTAN— Kansas Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D., presented the 2014 Kansas Health Champion Awards to the following individuals and organizations today during the third annual Kansas Obesity Summit:Individual Health Champion: Karla Stenzel (Wichita)Organizational Health Champion: Thrive Allen County (Iola)Partner Health Champion: Kansas Health Foundation (Wichita)Individual Honorable Mention: Ellen Young (Lawrence)Organizational Honorable Mention: Standard Motor Products (Independence)... More>>

MO Auditor cites issues with closed meetings Video included

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JEFFERSON CITY, MO - Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich (shwyk) says too many public entities are violating state laws about closed meetings.Schweich released a report Tuesday showing that about 15 percent the nearly 300 entities he audited over the previous two years had some of sort of problems complying with the state's Sunshine Law.That's an improvement from the nearly 20 percent problem rate during audits conducted in 2010 and 2011. But Schweich says there is plenty of room for more improveme... More>>

Bennett Pre-Trial Video included

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Pittsburg, KS - 1:22PM - Judge Finds probable cuase to bind Bennett on all counts. Arrainment to be held Feb. 19th in Parsons 1:13PM - Court Back In Session 11:48AM - Defense calls no witnesses; Court in recess. More>>

Couple Pleads Guilty to $99,000 Social Security Fraud

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SPRINGFIELD, MO – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Nevada, Mo., husband and wife pleaded guilty in federal court today to making false statements as part of a $99,000 scheme to defraud Social Security.Reta Jo Carpenter, 53, and her husband, Oren Daniel Carpenter, 52, both of Nevada, each waived their right to a grand jury and pleaded guilty in separate appearances before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to making false statement... More>>

Southwest Missouri man expresses concern over misuse of handicapped parking spaces Video included

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To use a disabled parking space or access aisle, there are rules.  More>>

Local healthcare professionals discuss Joplin's plan of action on Ebola Video included

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The Ebola virus has killed more than 3,400 people in West Africa and six cases have now been reported in the United States. While it is not an airborne virus, local healthcare professionals say isolation and containment are key in preventing its spread. More>>

Joplin Planning Department Looks To Separate from Public Works Department

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 The joplin city council considers some re-organization in city government. After changes to the joplin public works department caused some setbacks, officials are looking to fix the problem. At tonight's city council meeting, members will discuss how to make the city structure more traditional  -- and that means separating one division into its own department.

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USD 247 Special Election Tomorrow

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Special Election DetailsSummary of question for voters: Should the USD 247 Board of Education be allowed to collect up to 8 mils for Capital Outlay expenses?Date: Tuesday October 7, 2014Open to registered voters living within USD 247 territoryAdvanced ballot voting available at Crawford County courthouseIn person voting at designated locations for each precinct on day of Special ElectionWhy the resolution is being proposed now$450,000 lost in past two years alone due to state cuts and declini... More>>

Two suspects involved in early morning stabbing

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Authorities in Benton County (Arkansas) say 21-year-old Toby Hernandez allegedly stabbed a man 68 times and struck him with a baseball bat. A sheriff deputy spotted the reported stolen vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. Officers arrested Hernandez and female juvenile also in the vehicle. The deputies say there was blood on the girl's clothing. Hernandez is charged in Benton County with aggravated robbery, kidnapping, and first degree battery.He is also facing charges in Ottawa County (Okla... More>>

Joplin pet owners gather in celebration of Feast Day

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The holiday was founded by Saint Francis of Assisi who is remembered for his kindness to animals. More>>

Pro-life supporters form giant life chain along Range Line Road

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They gathered peacefully as they held up signs condemning abortion. Their efforts were to protect the well-being of child life in and out of the wombOne couple brought their grand children along to spread their personal message."I myself have lost a child," said Cameilla Prosser, protester, "I've actually lost two. So I can't even fathom, you know, destroying a human life."More people formed life chains throughout the region and country today. More>>

Chanute woman dies in two car crash

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A crash north of Erie at the intersection of Highway 59 and 160th Road leaves one woman dead.Sharon Rice, 57, died when she failed to yield and collided with another vehicle.  More>>

10 layoffs and higher taxes hit Galena in order to balance budget

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In Galena, KS, 10 city employees are losing their jobs as city officials deal with budget woes and Galena residents will face higher taxes. More>>

Via Christi Hospital holds blessing and dedication of new surgery center

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Board members, staff, construction workers and family and friends gathered to commemorate the hard work put into the state-of-the-art facility.  More>>

Two juveniles charged in recent Galena arsons

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Galena Police charge a 12-year-old and 13-year-old in connection with two recent arsons of abandoned homes. More>>

SWMO soldiers receive special farewell

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Southwest Missouri soldiers receive a special farewell before heading overseas. More>>

MSSU celebrates homecoming with circus themed parade

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Missouri Southern State University celebrates homecoming with a circus themed parade this year. More than 30 floats and cars participated, a long with 11 different marching bands from area schools. More>>

Galena Police Department raises donations at 5K run

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The Galena Police Department collects donations for its annual Toys for Tots drive at a 5K run in downtown Galena this evening. More>>

Joplin Library hosts more than 20 local authors for book signing

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Regional scribes represented their books, keeping copies on hand for purchase. The genres covered the spectrum, from kids reads to romance to suspense. More>>

Vice President Delivers Message to Students and Joplin Citizens: You are the Heart & Soul of America Video included

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The dedication of the new Joplin High School and Franklin Technology center drew dignitaries at the local state and federal level including Vice President Joe Biden who had a message not just for students but the city as a whole.Biden explained why it was important for him to come to Joplin calling the students, the citizens and all present, the heart and soul of America because we never bend or break.Biden said, "I'... More>>

Vice President Biden praises JHS Video included

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Joplin, MO - Vice President Joe Biden praised Joplin at the dedication of a combined Joplin High School and Franklin Technology Center that replaces one destroyed by a deadly tornado more than three years ago. More>>

Carthage fire leaves home a total loss Video included

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Fire officials say weather conditions created a challenge in responding to a house fire in Carthage this afternoon. More>>

JHS Prepares for Dedication and World Record Ribbon Cutting Video included

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The Joplin School District prepares for guests from Washington D.C. and a world record ribbon-cutting ceremony.On Friday, the district dedicates its newly built high school and technical center . Vice President Joe Biden and Education Secretary Arnie Duncan are scheduled to speak.The big event will include a six and half mile long ribbon.Students at Joplin high school are decorating doors for a homecoming competition.... More>>

March of Dimes recognizes Freeman Video included

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Joplin, MO - Freeman Health System is one of 19 hospitals in Missouri recognized by the March of Dimes for having zero elective early inductions or Cesarean deliveries performed before the 39th week of pregnancy.The March of Dimes said this gives more babies a healthy start in life, noting that babies delivered before full term are at increased risk of serious health problems and death in their first year of life.Freeman President and CEO Paula Baker said she is proud to see this recognition ... More>>

Joplin Memorial Half and Rebuild Joplin to Present New House to the Farren Family Video included

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oplin, Mo, -- At 1004 E. Central St. in Joplin, the Joplin Memorial Half Operations Committee and Rebuild Joplin will present the Farren family with keys to their new home.The Joplin Memorial Half donated $30,000 to Rebuild Joplin in July of this year following the 2014 Joplin Memorial Run. Of that amount, $25,000 was matched by a grant from Rebuild Joplin, making it possible to build the Farren's new home.Audie Dennis, President of Active Lifestyle Events said "Active Lifestyles and the Jopl... More>>

Pedestrian hit in Crosswalk at busy Intersection

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PARSONS, KS — On Thursday morning, Parsons Police responded to the intersection of 16th Street and Main Street for a car-pedestrian accident.Dorothy Dietsche, 70, of Parsons was making a turn onto south 16th Street (US 59) from Main when she struck 66-year-old, Mary Cavitte also of Parsons. Cavitte was in the crosswalk at the time of the accident.Cavitte was transported to Labette Health with unknown injuries. The accident is under investigation. More>>

Governor Brownback announces $4 million in grants for domestic violence and sexual assault victims in Kansas Video included

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Topeka - Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today announced the grant recipients of the 2015 Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services Grant program. This $4 million state general funds program provides funds to support services, outreach, and training for community-based sexual and domestic violence victims and direct service providers.2015 SGF for DV/SA Grant AwardsAllen- Hope Unlimited $98,691Barton- Family Crisis Center, Inc. $165,308Butler- Family Life Center $71,969Cowley- Safe Homes $13... More>>

Joplin Blasters Officially Join American Association

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Joplin, MO - The American Association League Meetings have concluded after two days in Sioux City, Iowa and of the major decisions made was to officially include the Joplin Blasters as a member beginning immediately for the 2015 season.The Joplin Blaster will play in the South Division of the American Association along with the Amarillo Sox, Grand Prairie Airhogs, Laredo Lemurs and 2014 AA League Champions Wichita Wingnuts. The Blasters' will play a 100 game schedule beginning in May of 2015,... More>>

Arvest One Million Meals Campaign Reaches Halfway Point

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JOPLIN, Missouri - In early September, Arvest Bank announced the beginning of its fourth annual 1 Million Meals campaign, which challenges bank associates, customers and communities to fight hunger in the more than 120 communities the bank serves by providing at least one million meals to those in need. Today, the bank announces the campaign has exceeded 500,000 meals, or halfway to the goal of one million meals.Doug Doll, president of Arvest Bank for the Joplin region, said, “We are excited ... More>>

Erie High School implements more modern family and consumer science program Video included

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Step into in Jill Goodwin's class and you'll see it's about life. Parenting. Finances. Cooking a healthy meal. Interior design. And even, preparing for birth. More>>

3.0 Earthquake Rattles Residents in Southeast Kansas

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While they aren't as common as tornadoes...earthquakes do have a history in Kansas. Tuesday's earthquake is considered minor, but it still leaves some a bit shaken up. More>>

Oklahoma Grades Schools and Many Score D's and F's Video included

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Some Oklahoma schools have received D's and F's on a state report card. It's a problem across the state where only sixteen percent of schools earned "A's" while eleven percent failed. That includes Wyandotte middle school.School officials hope to change that and their elementary scored higher than many others. At Wyandotte middle the principal says getting an “F” is, "It's a gut wrencher but on the flip side we kind... More>>

Amazon Center in Coffeyville set to close

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Coffeyville, KS -The Amazon Center in Coffeyville will be closing its doors. In a statement from Amazon, "This is not a decision we made lightly, and we are committed to support our employees through this transition. We regularly evaluate our network to ensure we're placing fulfillment centers as close to our customers as possible."The official date of the closing is February 2015. Employees at the Coffeyville location we will have the option to transfer. Amazon will help with funding for... More>>

Missouri state auditor puts Joplin Fire and Police Departments pension plan on watch list

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The office of the Missouri State Auditor considered three criteria when reviewing the financial health of the Joplin police and fire pension plan, as well as others across the state. More>>

Suspects charged in SW MO Burglary

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Carthage, MO - At approximately 10:56 pm on 9/29/2014, Officers of the Carthage Missouri Police Department responded to a residence in the south west part of town in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival the Officer's discovered that a 37 year old Carthage male and a 22 year old Carthage female had been assaulted by two subjects who had entered the residence without permission and who had since fled the scene. The male received blunt force trauma to the head and face and the female receive... More>>

ESC Launches Emergency Heating Assistance Program

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Joplin, MO - Starting Wednesday, October 1, 2014, Economic Security Corporation of Southwest Area (ESC) will be offering winter utility assistance to low-income families in Barton, Jasper, Newton and McDonald Counties.The Community Action Agency will be taking applications for households who have an elderly or disabled household member. All other households can apply for the program in the month of November. Households must be must be low income and also meet eligibility criteria.People who b... More>>

Public Pensions Watch List

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich released a report Tuesday examining the financial health of 89 public pension plans set up to pay defined contributions to 546,000 people.He placed 15 pension plans on a "watch list" based on concerns about their financial health. Those pension plans either had assets equal to less than 70 percent of the present value of their future retirement payments (their funded ratio), or received less than 95 percent of the funding that actuaries... More>>

Mutombo Family & Crowder College grieving

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 Mutombo came to Crowder from the Democratic Republic of Congo, in January 2012 to pursue a degree in Biology/Pre-Nursing. He was an exemplary student achieving recognition twice on the Dean's List. Mutombo had already obtained his CNA certification. His nurturing nature is what lead him to study to become a CNA and continue to pursue a nursing degree.

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Attorney General Koster obtains judgment against contractor

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Jefferson City, Mo. – Attorney General Chris Koster today announced a consent judgment against Clark Baxter of Sustainable Design, Inc. for failing to provide construction materials and home-repair services paid for by victims of the Joplin tornado. Under the order, signed by Jasper County Circuit Court Judge Gayle Crane, Baxter will pay a total of $26,000 in restitution and fines, and will permanently be banned from doing business in the state of Missouri in the future.According to Koster, t... More>>

Campus Christians minister runs free-of-charge bike service to give PSU students a means to get around

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For more than 30 years, don smith has supplied a big demand on campus: two wheels. He fixes up old bikes and loans them to students.  More>>

Dangerous railroad crossings in SWMO lead to safety enhancements Video included

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This week is Railroad Safety Week in the state of Missouri. A dangerous crossing in Southwest Missouri has led to some safety enhancements. More>>

Drug Take Back Event Yields Over 200 Pounds

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COLUMBUS, KANSAS – On September 27 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its ninth opportunity in four years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to the Columbus Apple Market, Marvin's IGA in Baxter Springs or the Galena City Hall. (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps,... More>>

Joplin: The tenth most dangerous city in Missouri? Video included

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Numbers are so accurate, police say, that they can be misleading. More>>

Cowgill Sentenced Video included

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Kenton Cowgill took a plea deal in Jasper County. The Court, therefore, accepts the plea of guilty to the charge of Unlawful Use of a weapon a class D felony and finds the Defendant guilty thereof. Defendant requests a sentencing assessment report. Defendant waives right to SAR. The plea agreement is accepted. Allocution is granted.Suspended 4 year prison sentence for 5 years of probation. Court costs to also be paid.Originally charged with:3 counts domestic assault2 counts armed criminal ac... More>>

McDonald County Pedestrian Fatal

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Anderson, MO - This morning at 7:15 AM, 3 miles west of Anderson, Mark Carr was struck by a Dodge Pickup. Carr, 20 years old, passed away at 9:10 AM by coroner Tracy Doud.Carr, from Lanagan, MO, was taken to Ozark Funeral home in Anderson. Next of kin was notified.Corporal Tyler Moreland was assisted by SGT Bruce Kiler, Trooper Kotter Kasischke, and Crash Team Corporal Greg Curnes. More>>

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  • The Great Deer Hunt Kicks Off October 30th

    The Great Deer Hunt Kicks Off October 30th

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-10-29 19:51:21 GMT
    MIAMI -- The River Bottom Sportsmen and Mid-America Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America are in the final days of preparation for The Great Deer Hunt which kicks off at 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in downtown Miami.The Great Deer Hunt, held annually in Miami, allows disabled American veterans an opportunity to enjoy a weekend of food, fun and fellowship, as well as the thrill of the hunt.“This event has grown from a grass-roots effort into an annual labor of love for the 50-member volun...More >>
    MIAMI -- The River Bottom Sportsmen and Mid-America Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America are in the final days of preparation for The Great Deer Hunt which kicks off at 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in downtown Miami.The Great Deer Hunt, held annually in Miami, allows disabled American veterans an opportunity to enjoy a weekend of food, fun and fellowship, as well as the thrill of the hunt.“This event has grown from a grass-roots effort into an annual labor of love for the 50-member volun...More >>
  • Project 17 Small Business Marketing and E-Commerce Assistance Kickoff Event

    Project 17 Small Business Marketing and E-Commerce Assistance Kickoff Event

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-10-29 16:41:35 GMT
    SE Kansas - Project 17 is hosting a Small Business Marketing and E-Commerce Assistance Kickoff Event. The Kickoff will take place Friday, November 7th at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center in Iola, Kansas.The event is for small, local businesses that grow, produce, process, or manufacture food or agribusiness products or those who create unique, locally produced artisan products in Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Coffey, Crawford, Elk, Franklin, Greenwood, Labette, Linn, Miami, Montg...More >>
    SE Kansas - Project 17 is hosting a Small Business Marketing and E-Commerce Assistance Kickoff Event. The Kickoff will take place Friday, November 7th at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center in Iola, Kansas.The event is for small, local businesses that grow, produce, process, or manufacture food or agribusiness products or those who create unique, locally produced artisan products in Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Coffey, Crawford, Elk, Franklin, Greenwood, Labette, Linn, Miami, Montg...More >>
  • Southeast students learn about construction related careers

    Southeast students learn about construction related careers

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-10-28 20:34:50 GMT
    Over the next three days more than 550 eighth grade students are expected to take part in the 6th Annual Careers in Construction Week event at the Fort Scott Community College satellite campus in Pittsburg.“We celebrate careers in construction hoping to inspire these young minds as they are getting ready to go into high school because in high school, especially as juniors and seniors, they can come and take college construction classes and get college credit and start on their degree or certi...More >>
    Over the next three days more than 550 eighth grade students are expected to take part in the 6th Annual Careers in Construction Week event at the Fort Scott Community College satellite campus in Pittsburg.“We celebrate careers in construction hoping to inspire these young minds as they are getting ready to go into high school because in high school, especially as juniors and seniors, they can come and take college construction classes and get college credit and start on their degree or certi...More >>
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