Your Local News Today weather forecast for Thursday, Feb. 26.
Hank Rotten Jr. takes a look at some upcoming events in the Four State area.
The National Weather Service in Springfield is working with Joplin, Jasper County and other communities in Southwest Missouri to make changes in the outdoor warning sirens.
Cherokee County's Economic Development Committee is finding creative ways to grow their economy.
A playground equipment company has filed bankruptcy.
Pittsburg State University and the City of Pittsburg is working on a deal to exchange unused land.
She's a cheerleader, who likes to help children. She also spends extra time at school to get some work experience. Action 12's Gretchen Bolander introduces us to our latest Golden Lion Award Winner.
The calendar may say February, but that isn't stopping area residents from hitting the pool.
A man on a mission to run across the United States finally passed through the Four States today.
With spring just over three weeks away, rockhounding season is right around the corner.
The City of Neosho is increasing efforts to clean up Hickory Creek.
Students at Girard High School spent the day learning about farm equipment.
Missouri lawmakers have proposed a bill that would ban police captured footage from the public.
An area shelter celebrates three decades of helping the less fortunate.
A fundraiser to help feed the less fortunate has exceeded its goal.
Chocolatiers from all over the world participate in the 4th Annual Chocolate Boot Camp in Joplin.
An area transportation service needs your help making sure they can get people where they need to go.
Pittsburg State University receives a significant gift of artwork.
A state court strikes down a Missouri plan that deals with implementing common core testing.
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced this week she's aiming to end the embargo between the United States and Cuba.
A local town isn't waiting for storm season to make sure all its tornado sirens are in working order.
Registration is now open for Miracle League baseball this spring.
Hank previews some upcoming concerts in the Four State area.
Hank Rotten Jr. talks about Sunday's Academy Award ceremony, where "Birdman" came out a big winner.
Kevin Badgley talks to Eric about trout season and gives some pointers on how to get permits and fish for trout.
Your Local News Today weather forecast for Wednesday, February 25
A decision Tuesday by the Pittsburg City Commission could result in a tax increase for residents in the future.
It's been 14 years since a Neosho 9 year old passed away from cancer, inspiring his family and community to help others like him. The Christopher Foundation continues to battle pediatric cancer and brighten the lives of sick children.
Two arrests have been made in connection to a series of burglaries on Grand Lake.
A group of young students received a valuable lesson today from the American Red Cross.
A financial boost means a local library will be handing out free books to young readers to keep.
The city of Pittsburg is making changes to the south side of town with the addition of a grocery store and apartment complex.
Hundreds of Carthage High School Seniors gathered at Fairview Christian Church today to participate in ethics day.
A Joplin woman will star in an internet reality show.
The Carthage R-9 School District will soon have new school buses.
Missouri's Attorney General says he's worried a proposal before the FCC would mean more unwanted robocalls on cell phones.
When Mercy's new hospital opens, it will showcase a long list of state-of-the-art features, but it will also draw a strong connection to the past.
The Oklahoma Attorney General secures a judgment against a Miami restaurant owner accused of sexually harassing employees.
The Missouri Supreme Court rules the state Department of Revenue went too far to tax a Joplin gym.
The Joplin School Board gets a look at some of the long-term needs of some of the district's buildings.
Kansas lawmakers are taking action to expand alcohol sales.
Driving on U.S. 400 will soon be easier and less congested.
Miami residents can now see how a school bond issue will affect their property taxes.
Voting for the $22.7 million school bond issue in Miami is almost here.
There's a new police officer on the Joplin PD staff, and this one is only a year and a half old.
A longtime Joplin restaurant is closing and making way for a new pizza place.
Jo Manhart of the Missouri Egg Council shows Carol how to change the way you make eggs by cooking "In the Shell."
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt secured a judgment in a suit against a Miami restaurant owner accused by employees of widespread predatory sexual harassment.
Many families in Joplin will receive free books this spring because of a grant designed to enrich public library early literacy services for young children.
Alan and Shannon review "Horrible Bosses 2" and the critically acclaimed "Whiplash," which won multiple Oscars in Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony.