Rush Limbaugh donates $100,000 for rebuilding
News release issued by City of Joplin When native Missourian Rush Limbaugh visited Joplin to share his admiration and encouragement to the men, women and children of our city for their resilience and hard work exhibited since May 22, he also shared another gift to the City: a donation of $100,000. This... 
Joplin schools to be ready by August 17th
News release issued by Joplin Schools 62 percent of Joplin Schools’ students have been displaced due to the May 22 EF-5 tornado. Through partnerships with area architecture firms and construction companies, Joplin Schools will be ready for school on August 17. “Missing our August 17 deadline... 
_School Crosswalk Sign
News release issued by George A. Spiva Center for the Arts George A. Spiva Center for the Arts is seeking recovered tornado artifacts that people are willing to loan for an exhibit reflecting experiences from the storm.  The artifacts are intended to reflect the myriad of stories from survivors, volunteers... 
Joplin calls on citizens to help form plans for the city
Joplin calls on citizens to help form plans for the city as it rebuilds.    The citizens advisory recovery team is focused on the future, as it becomes a sounding board for residents to make their voices heard and shape the vision of Joplin. where Joplin has been, and where it could go next. In the... 
Outlook promising for Joplin job seekers
The outlook is promising for people looking to get back to work following the May 22 tornado that struck Joplin. Thousands of residents were left without work and whether they lost their jobs as a direct or indirect result of the tornado, local businesses and employment agencies say getting back... 
Landlord says renters left homeless by tornado deserve money back
The apartment business was hit hard by the May 22 tornado.  Forty-six apartment buildings or duplexes are down.  But for some landlords and tenants, a big issue is money. Creighton Olson lost 10 of his 25 rentals.  The president of the Southwest Missouri Rental Association, Olson says renters... 
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