The Southeast Kansas Recycling Center is hosting a contest in honor of Earth Day.
MVP Athletics is opening a state of the art training center for children in the Four States.
Jury selection is underway in the case of a man charged with killing a Missouri Southern football coach.
Cherokee County commissioners release a resolution saying there is no need for another landfill in the county.
Carla shows Hank and Eric how to make black bean dip.
Eric talks to Seneca School District Superintendent Jim Cummins about a possible bond issue which could help pay for a safe room at the high school.
Hank, Carla, and Eric talk about the weekend at the box office, where "Insurgent" was the number one movie.
Your Local News Today weather forecast for Monday, March 23
Sunday, Mercy Hospital Joplin staff closed the doors to its temporary facility, and opened the doors to a brand new beginning.
Americans only have a few weeks left to claim $1 billion in federal income tax refunds.
Kansas State Highway Patrol investigating the cause of the accident.
Despite the warm weather, some people were reaching for bowl of chili today.
Mercy Hospital Joplin is just hours away from opening the doors of its new campus in south Joplin, but as you can imagine there are a lot of things that need to happen before you move a hospital.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is asking Congress to help make rental cars and used cars safer.
This is the 10th anniversary.
The city of Neosho starts off the first weekend of spring with a big event to showcase their town.
Local moms sell their used children's items to help reduce the cost for other moms in the community.
National Report ranks PSU 10th in Midwest.
All 50 states have "Move Over" laws to protect law enforcement officials and first responders stopped on our roads.
The Joplin Fire Department holds a ceremony recognizing new hires and personal achievements.
A local neighborhood store celebrates 90 years of business.
Winter Storm “Ultima” has hit the East Coast, stranding Tommy James and the Shondells in New Jersey.
The Grove Fire Department's International Organization for Standardization, or ISO, rating has dropped significantly.
If you make under $53,000 a year, a group of volunteers say they will file your taxes for free.
A Nevada High School student learns what it takes to be in command today. It's part of a program aimed at helping mentor the next generation of law enforcement.
A housing need in Pittsburg leads city officials to reintroduce a position.
Professional bass fisherman will be coming to Grove in 2016 to compete in the Bass Master Classic.
Improvements could soon be coming to a Southwest Missouri lake.
If you're looking for something new for your home this spring, an area home show might just have what you need.
A portion of the renovations at the Overman Student Center at Pittsburg State University are finally complete.
Joplin city officials will soon pick a contractor in charge of building their new training facility.
The Lawrence County Sheriff's Department is declaring its St. Patrick's Day "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign a success.
A man charged with murdering his wife may be headed home after prosecutors file paperwork to dismiss the charges.
Construction companies in Oklahoma now have something new to consider when building homes.
Joplin Businessman and CEO David Humphreys has stated in a sworn affidavit that Missouri Republican Party Chairman John Hancock made the claim that former State Auditor Tom Schweich was Jewish.
Eric talks with Dr. Sean Smith, Director of Emergency Medicine at Mercy Hospital. Dr. Smith previews some of the new state-of-the-art medical facilities at Mercy.
Carla interviews Jeff Ruch of Mercy Hospital about some of the new hospital's features.
Your Local News Today weather forecast for Friday, March 20
The State of Missouri has been rated as the worst state for Welfare reform policies.
It's Brain Injury Awareness Week, and local experts want you to know what that can mean if a loved one is affected.
Despite the cool and cloudy weather, people filled up Main Street in downtown Joplin for the first Third Thursday event.
After beginning renovations seven months ago, Bordertown Casino and Arena is about to reopen.
A few hundred kids are getting a sweet lesson this week.
The Missouri Department of Transportation discusses funding challenges with Joplin city leaders.
Talks of raising the speed limit at a newly built Lamar road is causing backlash from the community.
Thanks to community donations, a local food assistance program for some Southwest Missouri kids is fully funded.
Many have a hard time buying food in this economy, however, there are some organizations offering free community meals.
Children at the Ottawa County Boys and Girls Club are learning about the dangers of bullying
Sales tax receipts in the City of Pittsburg are on the rise.
Debate students from an area college come out on top in a national competition.