This is the 20th anniversary of the Little Balkans Days in Pittsburg and one of the fun events include an exotic petting zoo.
Over the past several years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has set new standards on school lunches, but what about parents who pack their own child's lunch?
A man on a mission is biking from coast to coast and makes a stop in Joplin today.
The City of Nevada buys a historic building in order to keep the community safe.
The Eastern Shawnee Tribe officially announces plans to reopen Bordertown Casino in Seneca.
Empire customers could soon pay nearly $10 more each month for their electric bills.
The Joplin School District finds out how it's doing in the Missouri Annual Performance review.
Proceeds will benefit housing recovery efforts in Joplin, Moore, and Baxter Springs.
The meeting was held at Joplin City Hall to allow people to discuss a new signature multi-day event for Joplin.
After three years of rebuilding, parents and students got their first look at Joplin High School and the new Franklin Technology Center this evening.
If you're environmentally conscious, then you may have heard of the term sustainable energy. More and more people are trying to find practical ways to utilize energy to power our world. In this week's Schaer Science, we visit the Pitsco facility once again to see how they're helping teach future generations about sustainable energy.
A car slides under a pick-up truck during a fender bender in Joplin.
Dozens of Crawford County and Kansas state leaders meet to discuss a new casino in the area.
While most of us hope to retire in our 60's, one man has kept working for another 40 years.
A local political candidate spends some time learning about home care firsthand.
Sean Floyd was taken into custody earlier this morning by agents with the Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation.
A former Miami police officer enters a plea and is sentenced for lying to a state grand jury in connection to the beating of a suspect.
The Boys and Girls Club of Joplin needs your help to provide services for area youth.
Freeman Health System's Screen Team provides early detection screenings.
Vintage furniture found inside a building at Pittsburg State University is now up for sale.
Crowder College President Dr. Jennifer Methvin is now two weeks into her first fall semester as the school's president.
Two local educators are teaming up to provide in-home tutoring for students in the Four State area.
Missouri American Water is helping a local organization expand its program.
William Henry's Firearms in Carthage is a member of the Blue Labor Program.
A Joplin company is breaking ground to help expand its corporate headquarters.
Labor Day is almost here. It marks the unofficial end to the summer boating season. Attorney Aaron Sachs discusses the importance of water safety in this week's Legally Speaking.
A gas leak near the Webb City Junior High forces teachers and students to evacuate the building.
Troy Drury and Samantha Heine are both facing several possession charges.
Construction crews are working to finish the new addition of Galena High School.
The City of Galena is preparing to step into the 21st century with improved internet access.
A report says changes need to be made to the Crawford Hills Girard Municipal Golf Course.
The season most farmers have been waiting for is finally here.
Bright Futures in Neosho receives a generous donation.
The City of Grove will be adding a proposed hotel-motel lodging tax to their upcoming election ballot.
Sales tax revenue is continuing to rise in Joplin, up 4% year to date in fiscal 2014.
Senator Claire McCaskill is traveling through Missouri, working to build support for an upcoming banking vote.
A group from the Netherlands hand delivers a special piece of art to a Galena business.
Missouri Southern State University leaders and students come together to dedicate the Julio S. Leon Health Sciences Center.
Today has been declared Greg Martin Day in honor of the Integris president's retirement.
A new list of smoke free restaurants in the area is out.
An abandoned corpse and a shooting last week in Newton County are just a couple of cases investigators are connecting to a group called the Joplin Honkies.
As the official opening of Joplin High School approaches, crews are busy getting the building ready, including making it clear how to get where you need to go.
Stephanie Jo Troxel was sentenced to more than eight years in the Kansas Department of Corrections.
From your local election headquarters, Oklahoma residents headed to the polls today to vote in two runoff elections.
A heated discussion breaks out Tuesday night during the Carthage City Council meeting.
The Columbus School District holds a back-to-school carnival.
An explosion at a fireworks facility in Pittsburg that killed one man is ruled accidental.
The number of youth using e-cigarettes is rising. According to a recent survey, they aren't exactly close to 18-years-old.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is making stops at several schools in Pittsburg.
The Peoria Ridge Golf Course in Miami is seeing an increase in business after opening a new clubhouse.