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"Neosho Music Fest" Honors Vets


The Neosho Music Fest kicks off in honor of area veterans. More>>


Judo Sensei Gather in Joplin


Christ Community Judo hosts a USA Judo coaches clinic for coach certification, featuring demonstrations from two-time Olympian, Patrick Burris, as well as a former Olympic coach.  More>>

McDonald County Courthouse Renovations Complete


The McDonald County Historical Society celebrates renovations to the former McDonald County Courthouse. More>>

Boy Scouts Decorate Miami's G.A.R. Cemetery with 2,000 Flags


Boy Scout Cameron Cummings wants to thank... More>>

Pool Season Kicks Off with a Rainy Start


Not great weather but pools all across the Four States... More>>

Parking an Issue During Blaster's Home Opener Video included


Thursday night's season and home opener for the Joplin Blasters had parking backed up into a surrounding neighborhood for several blocks. More>>

90 percent of businesses destroyed or severely damaged by 2011 Joplin tornado rebuilt, and 250 new businesses now open Video included


Four years later, 90 percent of the 531 businesses destroyed or severely damaged by the 2011 Joplin tornado have been rebuilt. An additional 250 new businesses have opened shop as well. More>>

Parsons Reacts to Proposed Death Penalty in Quadruple Homicide Video included


If David Bennett Jr. is found guilty and sentenced to death for the murder of Cami Umbarger and her three children in Parsons, he will be the 10th Kansas inmate on "death row". More>>

Newton County Sheriff's Office holds memorial service for fallen officers nationwide Video included


Gearing up for Memorial Day weekend, the Newton County Sheriff's Office held a memorial service tonight to honor fallen officers nationwide. More>>

Stormy Weather Looms as Pools Get Set to Open this Holiday Weekend Video included


After pools have been sitting open to the elements... More>>

Proposed casino developer questions most of economic report Video included


The report could make a difference when it comes to a state committee choosing a developer to build a new casino in Southeast Kansas.  More>>

Joplin Blasters gear up for formal opening day


Managers of the Joplin Blasters say things ran smoothly at the stadium during last night's exhibition game. Today, several workers and movers brought in all the finishing touches. More>>

Memorial Day Means Big Business at Canoe Rentals but a Recent Drowning Brings Warnings of Obstacles Video included

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Canoe rental businesses prep for river visitors on Memorial Day weekend.  They'll warn floaters about a giant tree obstacle where a youth drowned last weekend.  More>>

Suspect arrested in connection with three Newton County vehicle fires Video included


21-year-old Jonathon Ashworth has been arrested and is charged with three counts of knowingly burning, all felonies. More>>

Where in the World are Wallace and Bajjali? Video included


A KOAM/KFJX special report More>>

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