A local hospital is pledging millions of dollars and expanded student opportunity for Joplin's new medical school.
The Joplin City Council considers a proposal to donate houses to a local nonprofit.
Friday is Arbor Day and the City of Joplin is celebrating by giving away free trees.
Residents can recycle their old electronics at Best Buy in Joplin.
A local cancer support group is donating thousands of dollars to help needy patients.