Jamie Gillmore, Freeman Senior and Volunteer Services Coordinator, tells us about the upcoming "Navigating the Golden Years" Workshop.
Robin McAlester of Empire Electric and Mary Ann Phillips, Joplin Recycling Coordinator, tell us about the Annual Empire Tire Collection Drive.
Author Carolyn Mueller and Children's Librarian Jeana Gockley have the details on a book signing for "Lily: A True Story of Courage and the Joplin Tornado"
Gary is live from Atlas Safe Rooms at Joplin's Northpark Mall for the 2014 Weather Stop Tour.
Gary is live from Atlas Safe Rooms at Joplin's Northpark Mall for the 2014 Weather Stop Tour.
Bubba Evansco from the Workforce Investment Board shares some summer job opportunities at area state parks.
Students from Joplin High School model their own fashions created from recyclable and found items.
Mackenzie Garst gives us details on the 1st Annual Boys & Girls Club Baseball Game featuring MSSU vs. Pitt State.
"Ariel" and "Ursula" tell us about the upcoming production of Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr. coming to South Middle School in Joplin.
Gary Bandy is live in Downtown Webb City for the annual Springtime on Broadway Festival.
Professional comedienne Jan McInnis stops by with all the details on the Baby Boomer Comedy Show coming to Miami's Coleman Theatre.
Gary Bandy is live at Griffith Motors in Neosho for the 2014 Atlas Safe Rooms Weather Stop Tour.
Sarah Horton of the Leffen Center for Autism tells about the upcoming 7th Annual Walk for Autism Awareness.
Sgt. Rusty Rives of the Joplin Police Department tells us about a new style of traffic light coming to the area.
Gary gets a visit from Medicine HAT, to tell us about their Horse Assisted Therapy program and an upcoming benefit fundraiser.
Some very special guests drop by the KSN studio to tell us about the upcoming Walk to Cure Diabetes.
Gary Bandy is live at the Atlas Safe Room Weather Stop Tour on the campus of Missouri Southern State University.
Patti Lett of Mercy Health tells us about some volunteer opportunities for National Volunteer Week.
Ashley Rush of Sophie of Joplin shows us some great new fashions for Spring!
Ric Mayer of the Missouri Department of Conservation tells us about a volunteer opportunity for planting a butterfly garden in Joplin's Cunningham Park.
Sherry Noller of MSSU's Small Business Technology & Development Center gives us details on three upcoming training events for small business owners.
Cast members from Stained Glass Theatre tell us about their upcoming production of "Redeeming Love."
Marvin Frost of the 4-State Fusion Football Team tells us about their upcoming game to benefit Hope 4 You Breast Cancer Foundation.
Emma Ball joins us to tell us about The Hip Handmade Market, a juried craft show coming to Webb City.
Marriage and Family Therapist Dr. Karl Wendt tells us about National Optimism Month and Autism Awareness Month.
Jane Cage, the chairman of the Citizens Advisory Recovery Team, and editor of the book "Joplin Pays It Forward" tells us about the manual that shares thoughts and lessons learned by Joplin community leaders on how to recover from a disaster like the 2011 tornado.
Jade Nicholas, the director of the newest production at Joplin Little Theatre, tell us all about "Murder at the Howard Johnson's" and how you can get tickets to see it.
Dr. Vickie Roettger from Missouri Southern State University tells us about the 25th Annual MSSU Regional Science Fair.
More from downtown Joplin as Gary talks with Patrick Tuttle of the Joplin CVB and Paul Whitehill, Mural Artist, about the dedication and ribbon cutting at the Route 66 Mural Park.
Danya Walker from the Joplin Public Library tells Melanie about an upcoming book signing by Marion Blumenthal Lazan, Holocaust survivor.
Gary talks with Patrick Tuttle of the Joplin CVB and Paul Whitehill, Mural Artist, about the dedication and ribbon cutting at Joplin's Route 66 Mural Park.
Virginia Carroll and John Bowers tell us about the Four States Women's Fare coming to Joplin's Holiday Inn.
Jay Chism from the M-U Extension and Lindsey Bobbitt from the Southwest Missouri Area Health Education Center tell us about some unique programs for kids who might be interested in a career in the health field.
Katherine Mays of Joplin NALA Read tells us about the annual NALA Spell Ball to promote adult literacy.
Astra Ferris from the Barton County Chamber of Commerce tells us about one of the biggest business expos in the area.
Food Columnist Cheryle Finley gives us a preview of the Taste of Home Cooking School returning to Joplin's Holiday Inn Convention Center.
Stephany Pace and her fiance Jason Kelley are back to tell us about winning the grand prize Honeymoon in the Virgin Islands from NBC's Kathie Lee and Hoda.
Barry Sanborn tells us about the 21,893+ Item Rummage Sale at 1st United Methodist Church.
TJ Formal owner Roann Rose discusses the latest prom tux fashions for guys, including the infamous "Camouflage Tux".
Beautiful models from TJ Formal show us more of this year's prom fashions.
TJ Formal owner Roann Rose tells us about counterfeit dress websites and what you can do to protect yourself from being scammed.
The lovely young ladies of TJ Formal model this year's latest prom fashions.
Marshall Hogue, President of the Joplin Kiwanis Club, whips up some delicious pancakes and tells us about the upcoming Kiwanis Pancake Feed.
Tracy Crider of the Joplin Daybreak Rotary tests us to see if we're smarter than a Daybreak Rotarian.
Some Princesses give us details on Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt's Princess Night to benefit the Ronald McDonald House.
Stephany Pace and her fiance Jason Kelley recount how their marriage-proposal video became one of four finalists in a contest to win a honeymoon to the Virgin Islands.
Helen Hale of Faithful Friends and John Dolence of the Neosho Sprint Triathlon explain how the event benefits the animals.
Dr. Ben Leavens explains the phenomenon called "submissive urination," which is common especially among very young dogs.
Lindsey Neddenriep of Ozarks Food Harvest outlines which Panera Bread menu items will result in a percentage donation when ordered on Friday, March 14.
Dr. Lydia Kaume and intern Alicia Osborne debunk four commonly-held beliefs about nutrition.
Freeman Health Essentials Director Melinda Brown shows some safety tools and sleep-assistance devices.
Steve Graddy and Nancy Hutson talk about the annual fundraiser, which will take place at Downstream Casino.
Camille Midcap explains how Freeman Health System and partner agencies including the Area Agency on Aging, Access Family Care, Barton County Memorial Hospital, and Mercy Hospital will host a statewide sign-up event at multiple locations this Saturday.
Cary Beasley of the Joplin Chamber shows several murals that were commissioned with the proceeds from previous years' events.
Steve Reed talks about the showcase, in which technology students get to show their skills.
Angie Hicks gives tips on when it's better - and safer - to hire a professional.
Ann uses the acronym B.O.L.D. to illustrate her point about moving forward.
John Hunter of Atlas Safe Rooms talks about the many sizes of tornado shelters available.
The actress talks via satellite with Philip about losing her father to a rare disease, and the pain of wrong diagnoses shortening his life.
Melanie talks with exhibitor Susan Boyer of ABC Supply, who brought the Pink Panther along.
Jennafer Johnson points out some lesser-known pitfalls and strategies to help women retire safely and comfortably.
Melanie talks with Cameo Harrington about the variety of vendors at the show.
Ashley Cox and Akaysha Mitchell talk with Melanie about the prestigious cheer competition for which their group has qualified, and the fundraisers that will help them make the trip.
Becky Gray of SEK-CAP talks about the closing of a shelter for homeless families with children under the age of 18.
Shelby Bates explains the contest, in which viewers can win a Wal-Mart gift card.
Tara Horinek previews the event at Chatter's in Pittsburg.
George Andrews of Lowe's shows off some quick and easy projects using paints designed to impart a "distressed" look n a short time.
Joplin's own Kenny Foster gets a shot at a GoDaddy start-up sponsorship for his new business, but the catch is, he has to give it to racing star Danica Patrick, as she drives him three laps at 125 miles per hour.
Catherine Hart explains that the recycling would be just as easy as putting out the trash - no sorting.
Karl issued a challenge on Twitter to send him your most epic "date fail," and he shares the results with Melanie.
Lori Jones and Heather Scott explain how the series of free workshops came about, and who can benefit.
Philip Mitchell interviews the groundbreaking athlete, who was the only American woman to finish in the top 10 in this, the first Olympic games to allow women to compete in ski jumping.
Melanie's new favorite app is helping her get better quality sleep by timing her occasional wakeups to occur during light, not heavy REM, sleep.
Brian Fronzaglia, Artistic Director for ProMusica, talks with Gary about the upcoming concert.
Dave Wagner looks at the day's upcoming events, including the start of women's figure skating.
Agronomist Jay Chism shows why pruning can make or break a tree.
Aaron explains that a generic question like "How was your day?" can actually impede good communication.
Melanie talks with Children's Librarian Jeana Gockley about the monthly event, in which children read books to certified therapy dogs, who are very good listeners.
Neile Jones and Tim Kelchner talk about their experiences covering the Olympic Games.
Trisha Patton talks about several galleries that will have indoor events on Thursday night.
Our team in Russia reports that they barely need jackets in the Olympic village.
Melanie talks with comedian Mark Malkoff about the week he spent without his phone.
Jo Mueller previews the popular membership & recruitment event.
Gary dips strawberries alongside the Honorable Melodee Colbert-Kean, Mayor of Joplin.
Visitors to Sochi speculate on why so few Americans are attending this year's Olympic games.
Dr. Jeffrey Grill explains that a cooperative arrangement with Children’s Mercy Kansas City will bring pediatric specialists to a Joplin clinic, rather than the children and their families having to make the long trip to see the doctors.
Gary is live on location where berries are being dipped, striped, boxed, and sold.
Kind hearts called law enforcement and animal rescue when they witness neglection, starvation, and abandonment...
FFAA of Neosho is opening a thrift store to fund their animal rescue/rehoming efforts...
Terry Hicklin breaks down the numbers of shifts that will be working to fill orders by February 14th.
Reporter Neile Jones explores and open-air market a few minutes from the Olympic Village.
Sergeant Rusty Rives gives some background on the reasons for the roundabout, and how to best get around them.
Gary Stubblefield previews the event, which combines high-caliber area jazz bands with works by local artists.
Neile Jones and Tim Kelchner report on the excitement building in Sochi for tonight's opening ceremonies.
Bubba Evansco tells Gary about an innovative program to help working students get their diplomas.
Duane Neumeyer shares why fishing lures become collectibles.
Justin Thomas shows the clay containers by a local artisan, in which your bouquet can be delivered.
Lori Jones explains a program that's a big problem-solver for working parents whose kids suddenly get a day off from school.
Meg Bourne Hulsey explains the fundraiser, and what those dollars pay for.
Cynthia Schwab is the founder of Pro Musica, which brings some extremely high-caliber musicians to Joplin. Julie Beatty is a board member of Pro Musica, and they are both here to tell us about the upcoming free concert of the "Chatham Baroque Trio."
Gary waxes enthusiastic about the file-storage site, which makes it easy to access photos and other files on all your devices.
Nils Ranum gives some history of the venerable battalion, and previews an upcoming fundraiser.
Russ Hopper shows how two kinds of solar panels work, and what applications are suited to them.
Patrick Tuttle talks with Gary about the upcoming 125th birth anniversary of Thomas Hart Benton, and the competition of 11th- and 12th-grade student art in the master's honor.
Wendi Douglas previews a night that includes "Cheeseburgers in Paradise" and a concert by a local musician who plays songs loved by Parrot Heads.
Alan Brady of Conway Truckload tells about his experiences with Jobfest, and how he's finding qualified candidates and interviewing them on the spot.
Valerie Searcy urges students and their families to nominate deserving teachers.
"Bubba" Evansco and the Job Genie explain how the job fair works, and how it has already been a success.
Charles Parker previews his Chautauqua-style portrayal of legendary "mountain man" John Colter.
This year's theme is Mardi Gras, and the annual fundraiser is a favorite of many participants.
Randon Coffey of MSSU and Sharon Clark of Hope 4 You Breast Cancer Foundation explain how the auction works, and who benefits from the funds raised.
Ruth Sawkins tells about the annual event, which has something for all age groups and skill levels.
Jennafer Johnson uses football as an analogy for prudent investment strategies.
Philip Mitchell talks via satellite with two members of the first American team for the new event.
Kathi Olson talks about the important work the Children's Center does for abused kids, and the annual fundraiser that's become very popular.
John Bennett talks with Melanie about the event, which brings together outdoors men of similar interests.
Shelby and Melanie take a crack at some of the football trivia questions.
Gary Stubblefield and Gary Bandy compare notes on their first Little Golden Books.
Children's Librarian Jeana Gockley explains the importance of very young children interacting with their parents.
Many agencies band together to match those with time to volunteer with groups that need help.
Ahmad Enayati and Andrea Nwagwu preview tomorrow's fundraiser for the symphony.
Shelby Bates and her son Tyler advise viewers to enter the contest soon, as the deadline is approaching.
Our own car aficionado Philip Mitchell talks with James Bell of GM, who points out some of the new features on this year's models.
Education Director Chris Pistole previews two fun, educational events at the nature center.
Alicia West of Mercy Hospital previews an upcoming set of classes for parents, whose children will be entertained while they attend.
Josh Shackles previews this Thursday's event, which focuses on local artists and galleries.
Kerstin Landwer and Lee Radcliff talk with Melanie about how the contest began, and that photographers of all ages and skill levels can be published.
Southwest Regional Director Jay Chism gives a history lesson on this, the 100th year of the University of Missouri Extension Service.
"Perfect Timing" Author Dan Chiodo explains some memory devices to help you retain people's names.
We've been having a lot of fun with online "life hacks," and today we've got one that might just inspire you to break out your credit card and buy something. This "Buzzfeed" article is entitled "Insanely clever gifts you'll want to keep for yourself." Let's take a look and see if we agree.
Sergeant Rusty Rives gives reasons for a reduction in crash statistics, and the reasons the majority of them happen.
Sherry Noller details inexpensive seminars that help new business owners get a plan together.
Wendi Douglas chats with Jessica about live entertainment and art classes to fit any age.
Mary Anne Phillips announces new hours that accommodate more participants, and that the center now accepts used cooking oil.
Dr. C.J. Huff talks with Gary about the vast numbers of people who have worked to bring these events to fruition.
Mercy Hospital is offering a free set of classes to help you deal with the challenges and maintain your health.
Jessica and Melanie examine some items that not everyone knows are recyclable.
Teen Librarian Cari Rerat shows that you might already be reading more than you think.
Gary and Melanie take a look back at some of the most memorable segments of the show.
Melanie shows Gary how to make a New Year's party favor that produces its own celebratory sounds.
Angie Hicks points out some of the pitfalls of signing a contract for a gym membership.
Jo Mueller shows some of the remarkable pictures from past competitions, and calls for new entries by the January 5th deadline.
Patrick Tuttle explains why Joplin is adding this landmark and "photo op" for visitors from around the world who drive the original Route 66.
Pamela Roychaudhury lists some of the many services her office provides without cost to the client.
Kirstie Smith details the wide scope of businesses that will be showcasing, and reveals a very special guest who will attend.
Michael Barry shows the anchors a few wrestling moves, and a video of him taking a nasty fall.
Gary Stubblefield shows a few of the toys, mostly from the 1960's, that are on display at the Carl Junction Community Center.
Tim Metcalf announces the winner of the Snow White sculpture.
Melanie and Tim show off the elaborately sculptured figurine that will be given away during today's show, and explain how visitors entered the contest to win it.
Melanie meets Precious Moments Marketing Coordinator Tim Metcalf, who tells us about the elaborate decorations the staff has prepared.