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Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed a bill authorizing $1 billion in bonds to bolster Kansas' pension system for...
The Grand River Dam Authority has reached settlements with two former employees over claims of sexual harassment and wrongful...
Joplin City Manager Mark Rohr has responded to comments that he manages "through fear and intimidation." Rohr issue...
There's going to be a candlelight vigil tonight (1/6) at Joplin's Spiva Park to encourage Missouri lawmakers to expan...
There will be not one, but two, Joplin City Council meetings this week. Tonight, the City Council holds its regular meeting. ...
The Jasper County Commission held their final meeting on the proposed 2014 budget Tuesday morning and not much has changed si...
Several Joplin businesses are working in the community today as part of the annual United Way Day of Action. Julie Maus of Em...
Voters in Jasper County didn't turn out in large numbers Tuesday, but those who did said "no" to a use tax. The...
The Missouri Senate committee held a public hearing today to discuss three different tax-cutting bills. Two were proposed by ...
Tuesday the federal Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchange goes live. Dr. Ed Conrad of Joplin tells News Talk KZ...
Billy Long has a challenger for Missouri's 7th District US House seat. Jim Evans, who opposed Long two years ago, is runn...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon welcomed a new business to Joplin today. Cook Portable Warehouses gave the Governor and local lea...
A state audit says more than $7 million in funds meant for Missouri highways was improperly spent by the state transporta...
The Kansas House has narrowly approved a bill authorizing $1 billion in bonds to bolster the short-term financial health ...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.—House Republican leaders wasted no time pursuing their agenda Monday, using the first legislative h...
A Joplin woman is among 13 defendants in a federal indictment handed down for false tax claims. According to US Attorney Tamm...
Federal investigators who visited a Mars pet food plant near Joplin found potential dangers to employees' health, but the...
Republican Governor Mary Fallin and Democratic challenger Joe Dorman sparred over education and health care as the two faced ...
Two well-known pieces of land will be discussed at Monday night's Joplin City Council meeting. One is Joe Becker Stadium;...
The husband of a woman who was beheaded last year at an Oklahoma food-processing plant has been awarded $100,000 in death...
Federal regulators have cited a company for workplace safety violations stemming from a deadly fireworks explosion in Pittsbu...
A Missouri bill to link the length of unemployment benefits to the unemployment rate has approval from a House panel. Accordi...
Missouri representatives are closer to limiting the length of jobless benefits to as few as 13 weeks, based on the overall ra...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has rescinded a former governor's order barring discrimination against gays and lesbians in...
Missouri's Show Me Heroes program helps find work for veterans. They're going to have a hiring event in Joplin on May...
The largest teachers' union in Kansas is promising to file a state court lawsuit challenging the Legislature's decisi...
The budget bill that passed Congress includes cuts for military pensions, including those of disabled veterans. Missouri Sena...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation that would have limited who may work as a health insurance guide for a new...
A new report shows Missouri's unemployment rate dipped slightly last month while the state lost 3,100 nonfarm jobs.The st...
A tentative deal has been struck on lingering issues in the Kansas budget, moving legislators closer to concluding the 2014 s...
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster today announced that Urban Metropolitan Development, LLC (UMD) of Atlanta has pleaded ...
The city of Pittsburg has seen job growth like never before in the past few years."10% growth in job numbers, just in th...
Kansas education commissioner Diane DeBacker says she will be sending a ``friendly'' letter to the state Republican P...
Another attempt to pass right to work legislation has begun in the Missouri Legislature. Last week, two right to work measure...
A Neosho man is going to prison for embezzling more than $4.9 million from his employer and spending the money on gamblin...
The Archdiocese of St. Louis is criticizing a Catholic-based hospital group with local ties for theirconsideration of extendi...
Moving forward. That's the theme behind a press release from Joplin Mayor Melodee Colbert-Kean on the controversial termi...
Tomorrow from 9-3, over 70 school districts will be at Pittsburg State University interviewing education graduates for openin...
McDonald County Chief Deputy David Roark has been fired. That's according to Sheriff Michael Hall, who says the firing ca...
Pittsburg Unified School District 250 and its teachers union have agreed on a one year contract. The agreement was ratified a...
Oklahoma's unemployment rate has fallen to a five-year low, dropping below 5 percent for the first time since 2008.The Ok...
A new Missouri House committee will look into allegations of a hostile work environment in the Agriculture Department.House S...
Missouri will allow health insurance companies to continue offering policies that otherwise would have been cancelled under t...
The Joplin City Council will have a special meeting Monday night (1/12). The Council will hear updates on the Hope Valley Com...
An employee of Empire District Electric Co. alleges in a lawsuit that the utility exposed its employees to asbestos and other...
A one million dollar gift from the Bicknell Foundation will be used to set up a technical education center in Pittsburg. Teac...
More people are working in Pittsburg. Blake Benson, Pittsburg's economic development director and head of the Pittsburg C...
U.S. attorneys have filed a lawsuit against the Missouri National Guard alleging it shortchanges civilian employees when they...
Joplin has a new fire chief. James Furgerson, who has been interim fire chief since August, has been hired as the permanent c...
AMissouriSenate committee voted Tuesday (3/17) on two issues concerning labor unions. Acommittee voted to send `right to work...
The City of Parsons has named their newest city manager. Debbie Lamb has worked for the city for more than 40 years and has b...
Due to several reports from KZRG listeners about Neosho School District employees being terminated and escorted from their bu...
A Nevada couple will be living apart for a while after they were sentenced Monday (3/9) for Social Security fraud. 53-year-ol...
AKansas Democrat is sponsoring a bill that would raise the state's minimum wage by $3 dollars by 2017. Rep. Jim Ward&...
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