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Safe & Sober Gets MoDOT Grant
MoDOT has awarded a $130,000 grant to help teens stay away from alcohol. Springfield attorney Kurt Larson founded Safe an...
2 Arrests In 2011 Kidnap/Murder
Two men have been charged with kidnapping and murdering a southwest Missouri couple in April 2011.Authorities from Taney and ...
Couple To Stand Trial For Defrauding Joplin Tornado Victims
A southwest Missouri couple will stand trial on charges that they defrauded victims of the 2011 Joplin tornadoSixty-five-year...
Former Rep. Chuck Surface Dies
A long-time booster of southwest Missouri has died. Chuck Surface passed away Wednesday night from cancer. He was 68. Surface...
Empire Electric Rates Going Up
Rates will be going up for Empire District Electric customers.The Missouri Public Service Commission said Wednesday that it h...
Study: Most of Joplin Tornado Damage Due to Poor Anti-Wind Construction
A new engineering report says Joplin homes destroyed in the 2011 tornado were poorly built to withstand wind.The American Soc...
Arvest Buying Bank of America Branches
If you bank at Bank of America in southwest Missouri or Pittsburg, something's going to change. Arvest Bank has agreed to...
United Way Day Of Action
Friday was the United Way's annual Day of Action. Kate Massey with the United Way of Southwest Missouri and Southeast Kan...
SMB Halfway To Volunteer Goal
Southwest Missouri Bank is making progress on its goal to have employees volunteer 2500 hours by September. SMB Vice Presiden...
Helping Hurricane Sandy Recovery
A member of the Joplin Police Department is in Nassau County, New York helping with the recovery of Hurricane Sandy. Lieutena...
NWS: Two Tornadoes Confirmed for Jasper, Dade Counties
The National Weather Service has confirmed two small tornadoes in southwest Missouri early Monday. The touchdowns occurred sh...
Storm Spotting Class
People in southwest Missouri learned about severe weather the hard way two years ago when an EF-5 tornado tore through Joplin...
SW MO Man Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charges
A southwest Missouri man admits that he collected thousands of photos and videos of child pornography in the last 10 to 15 ye...
Cause Of Wheaton Apartment Fire Unknown
Authorities in southwest Missouri say they may never know what started a fire that killed five people at an apartment buildin...
NWS Confims Weak Tornado Appeared Saturday
The National Weather Service says a weak tornado was responsible for some minor damage in southwest Missouri over the weekend...
Joplin Car Dealer Robbed
Joplin Police are trying to solve a robbery that happened at Fletcher Ford early Monday. Police say an employee came in to wo...
Kum & Go Founder Dies
The founder of a business you see in Joplin and southwest Missouri has died. William Krause, who started Kum & Go convenience...
Joplin School Employee Arrested
An investigation by the Southwest Missouri Cybercrimes Task Force led to an employee of the Joplin School District being arre...
MoDOT No Travel Advisory For North
MoDOT has issued a No Travel Advisory for the state tonight and tomorrow. MoDOT spokesman Bob Edwards tells News Talk KZRG 8 ...
United Way Of SWMO & SEK Campaign
The United Way of Southwest Missouri and Southeast Kansas has wrapped up its 2012 campaign. Director of Community Impact Kate...
Empire Donates $186,000 to United Way
A Joplin utility company made a big donation to the United Way of Southwest Missouri and Southeast Kansas today. Brad Beecher...
Laura Bush Visiting Southwest Missouri Today
Former first lady Laura Bush is coming to southwest Missouri today to speak at College of the Ozarks and help dedicate a new ...
United Way Campaign Starts
The United Way of Southwest Missouri and Southeast Kansas has kicked off its 2012 fundraising campaign. This year's goal ...
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