Officials from Sarcoxie, Missouri schools, and the Workforce Investment Board of Southwest Missouri, explain the significance of a new career-readiness certification.
Dawnielle Robinson of Ozark Center explains some specific strategies for dealing with the anxiety associated with severe weather.
Dawnielle Robinson of Ozark Center ennumerates some of the signs of anxiety and trauma in children, which may be particularly troublesome during severe weather.
Dr. Kerry Sachetta, principal of Joplin High School, explains the new career-path-oriented curriculum.
Gary and Toni talk with Dr. Kerry Sachetta, principal of Joplin High School, about the plans for rebuilding on and near the old campus.
Bittersweet moments as the beginning of demolition on Joplin High School is show live, in progress during Friday's Living Well broadcast.
Chelsey Hall of the Community Partnership for the Ozarks explains how the organization will be serving the Four-State area, and invites businesses to an upcoming event.
Louise Secker of Lafayette House talks with Toni about the 3rd Annual "Ooh-La-Lafayette" event to raise funds for interventions into domestic violence situations.
Sallie Hughes of the Alliance of Southwest Missouri talks about an upcoming seminar that will help train parents and community leaders to better protect children from sexual abuse.
Chris Fenske and Randon Coffey talk with Gary about "Rooting for Joplin," a project partnering the Future Business Leaders of America with Phi Beta Lambda to plant thousands of trees on tornado-affected residential properties in Joplin.
Liz Scheurich of the Joplin Family Y and Valerie Searcy of the United Way explain the impact of the annual sale of chocolate-covered strawberries, and how to place your order.
Gary Box of the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce talks about the reopenings of Academy Sports & Outdoors and Payless Shoes, and about tax credits available to those who donate to the Joplin Business Recovery Fund.
KSN reporter Katie Love gets a lesson in archery at the re-opening of Academy Sports & Outdoors in Joplin.
Kevin Wynne of the U.S. Small Business Administration pays a return visit to Joplin to encourage businesses affected by the tornado to look into low-interest government loans.
The Citizens' Advisory Recovery Team (CART) has been gathering input from the community on how best to improve Joplin during the rebuilding process. Tonight at MSSU, the major players gather to reveal which suggestions have made it into plans for the future.
Jane Cage of the Citizens' Advisory Recovery Team (CART) talks about the culmination of the organization's information-gathering and input from the Joplin community.
Area's largest Job Fair is coming up
Life Coach & Grief Counselor Ann Leach tells how to use the acronym "Y.E.A.R" to make 2012 your best year yet.
Kirstie Smith of the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce explains the role of the Citizens' Advisory Recovery Team in helping to plan Joplin's future.
Kari Clements of the Alliance of Southwest Missouri gives an overview of the organization and the benefits it provides to Joplin and the surrounding area.
Crystal Harrington of the Home Builders Association of Southwest Missouri cautions against rushing into a deal with a contractor whose references and practices are unknown.
Lisa Robinson of the Small Business & Technology Development Center at MSSU gives an overview of the services the center has provided to local businesses since the May 22nd, 2011 tornado.
Dan Pekarek of the Joplin City Health Department discusses the potential impact of an EPA grant to remediate soil in yards contaminated by the tornado, or where the storm uncovered old mining waste that was used in foundations of older homes.
Dan Mitchell and Jeremiah Anderson from The Bridge in Joplin preview their New Year's Eve event for middle-schoolers, the Riot.
Joplin tornado survivor Tim Bartow's home has become something of a shrine for volunteers and residents alike -- and the city is considering preserving the hopeful messages for posterity.
Kirstie Smith of the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce previews this week's visit by U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, who will be giving an update on federal involvement in Joplin's recovery efforts.
Joplin Assistant City Manager Sam Anselm talks about the importance of businesses such as Hairbenders rebuilding and boosting the local economy after the May 22nd tornado.
Hairbenders owner Kevin Lane talks with Jeremiah and Toni about the events at the salon today, including a cut-a-thon featuring 50 stylists cutting hair for free.
Hairbenders owner Kevin Lane talks about the decision to relocate the salon following the May 22nd tornado.
Toni and Jeremiah talk with Kevin Lane, the owner of Hairbenders, which has relocated since the building was destroyed in the May 22nd tornado.
Dan Mitchell of The Bridge talks about how the facility was able to serve the community after the May 22nd tornado.
Three million donation will help rebuild the Ozark Center.
DR. Huff Discusses School Demolition
Cell Phone Medics owner Guy Voltz talks with Toni about relocating his business after the May 22nd tornado.
Guy Voltz of Cell Phone Medics tells the story of his business being destroyed on May 22nd.
Crystal Harrington of the Home Builders' Association talks about taking your time planning a remodel to save time and aggravation down the road.
Crystal Harrington of the Home Builders' Association tells Toni about opportunities to improve your home if you're forced to go through a remodel after the May 22nd tornado.
Linda Lindquist Baldwin talks about her brother's remarkable survival story after the May 22nd tornado, and how she is memorializing the men he tried to save.
Linda Lindquist Baldwin, the founder of Belsnickles, talks about her upcoming show to celebrate 25 years in business.
Dr. Karl Wendt explains some Do's & Don'ts to help children deal with their parents' divorce.
Dr. Karl Wendt talks with Gary about the needs of children going through a divorce, and how each age group tends to react to their parents' split.
Michelle Hare talks about the foundation she created in her son's memory, and the kinds of scholarships she hopes to provide with an upcoming fundraiser.
Toni talks with Michelle Hare about her son Lantz, who died of injuries sustained in the May 22nd tornado, and about the foundation she established in his name to help other teens.
Joplin Schools Superintendent Dr. C.J. Huff talks with Toni about the future of the school system, including the long-term rebuilding process.
Joplin Schools Superintendent C.J. Huff, EdD, talks about how students are reacting to the trauma of May 22nd's tornado, nearly 6 months later.
Dr. Karl Wendt talks about measures you can take to keep the stresses of a natural disaster from tearing your marriage and family apart.
Dr. Karl Wendt talks about the kinds of stresses that a natural disaster like May 22nd's tornado can put on a marriage, leading to divorce.
Gary talks with Dr. Renee Walker about the dangers of lead-contaminated soil that may have been uncovered by the May 22nd tornado.
Gary talks with Otolaryngologist, Dr. Renee Walker, about contaminants in the air and soil following the May 22nd tornado.
Photographer Roger Nomer and editor Scott Meeker talk about the emotional impact of their work on the book "32 Minutes in May," a pictorial account of the May 22nd tornado.