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.
Employees at a Southwest Missouri hospital donate diapers to help take care of families in need.
The Joplin Family Y is looking for some lifesavers.
The Ottawa County Community Crisis Center is gearing up for its Kick Up Your Heels event.
A community theatre is performing its first play in their new home Thursday night.
Target announced that it will raise its minimum wage to $9 per hour for all workers starting in April.
The Pittsburg Police Department is warning residents about a phone extortion scam.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and other city leaders broke ground on a new Battery Manufacturing Facility in Joplin.
Governor Nixon was in Joplin today to announce the new Director of the Missouri Department of Public Safety.
Governor Jay Nixon signs a bill that will help local communities rebuild after physical devastation.
A Southwest Missouri man is sentenced in federal court for sexually exploiting a 4-year-old child.
This week is National Flood Safety Awareness Week to remind the public on the dangers of flooding.
A yearly independent audit reveals the City of Neosho is in excellent financial shape.
Downstream Casino has decided to end its partnership in a Kansas state owned casino proposal.
A local landowner says he's concerned for his land after finding trash that had spilled over on his farm from a few neighboring businesses, mainly a Wal-Mart.
After five years of operation, city leaders say generators at the Lamar landfill have been a big success.
Wednesday was the first day of one of the largest rummage sales in the area.
She's a local high school student who balances homework, extracurricular activities, and still finds time to help others.
The Missouri Department of Conservation in Neosho is working to secure trout in Hickory Creek.
Local retailers say despite national rumors, there isn't a shortage of the some of the most popular types of ammunition.
A Pineville man will got prison for killing his infant son.
Vernon County voters will decide yes or no to discontinue a tax that is currently placed on motor vehicles, boats, and trailers.
The first day of spring is this Friday, and you can celebrate by taking a hike.
With the warmer temperatures, many gardeners are wanting to plant their crops, but is it too early?
The Neosho and McDonald County Special Olympics are holding a 5K and Fun Run on Saturday.
For the right price, a former Southwest Missouri hospital could be yours.
Lawmakers are debating whether the state should offer incentives to attract movie crews to shoot in Missouri.
South Elementary School in Neosho is almost ready to show off its new storm shelter to the public.
More workers are on the job helping kids and adults learn, which is keeping Missouri unemployment rates steady.
Local kids spend their spring break helping at the Ronald McDonald House.
A proposed bill in Kansas could help define if playing fantasy sports leagues for money in the state is legal.
Some Arma residents are responding to a letter from the city about their homes.
Several hundred people visited a popular Pittsburg Irish pub to celebrate this St. Patrick's Day.
One local organization that meets the needs of students is downsizing its donation center within the next few months.
The Oklahoma Geological Survey reported that 567 earthquakes in 2014 had a magnitude of 3.0 and higher.
We've heard a lot about the new features in the soon to open Mercy Hospital, everything from cancer treatment to a brand new NICU. But the operation will also highlight pieces of St. John's religious mission.
The construction going on at Joe Becker Stadium is coming along quite well. However, the men working on the stadium still have a bit more to do.
The final plans for Joplin's newest skate park are complete and ready for construction.
The City of Carl Junction announces it will introduce a new high speed internet service for businesses and residents.
The Pineville Rural Fire Department is holding a pancake feed on March 21st.
If you aren't fit to run the Joplin Memorial Half Marathon, you can still volunteer.
The City of Arma is looking for a new treasurer.