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Pittsburg to Hold Easter Egg Hunt

PITTSBURG, Kan. - The event is this Saturday and starts at 11 AM at Lincoln Park at the Don Gutteridge Sports Complex. It is free to the public and open to children ages up to nine years old. Separate zones will be designated for children in each age group within the sports complex. The event is exp

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-21 01:47:26

KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW - FOX 14 TV Joplin and Pittsburg News Weather Sports |

Joplin's police union hopes new results from a study bring about change in attracting and retaining officers. The police union has released data from a study of ten other cities, based on population and calls to their police stations. The starting salary of a new Joplin Police Officer is about $8,00

FOX14TV.COM - 2018-03-21 14:45:00

Car Chase in Crawford County

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ks. - The Crawford County Sheriffs' Office is investigating an incident that resulted in a car chase. At around 10 PM on Saturday, the Crawford County Sheriff's Office learned of a pursuit that the Cherokee County Deputies were involved in. A Crawford County Officer located the su

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-20 02:31:02

Pittsburg Parks & Rec Gives Spring Break Kids Place to Play - KOAM TV 7

It's spring break week but that doesn't mean everyone goes on vacation. Working parents can find helpful childcare from the Pittsburg Parks and Recreation department. It's called, camp: now and then. Now and then during the school year students need a place with safe supervision. School is out but p

KOAMTV - 2018-03-21 01:45:00

SEK Man Dies in Fatal Crash - KOAM TV 7

A Montgomery County, KS man has died after a crash in Coffeyville. According to police, the crash happened at 11th and Buckeye streets on Saturday evening (March 17). Authorities say 50-year-old Richard Moore was driving west on a motorcycle when he hit a pickup truck driven by a 16-year-old who was

KOAMTV - 2018-03-19 22:02:00

Hotel and Convention Center Coming to Webb City

Plans are in the works to build a hotel and convention center just northeast of the roundabout in Webb City. City Manager Carl Francis tells News Talk KZRG the City has a contract with ECWB Properties to donate land on the east side of East Road to ECWB. He says the convention center would be 30-tho

NEWSTALKKZRG.COM - 2018-03-20 15:46:50

Parsons City Leaders Considering Raising Age to Purchase Tobacco Products

PARSONS, Kan. - Parsons city commissioners are hoping to spark change in the community to impact its residents health. They have been discussing enforcing an ordinance that will prohibit the sale of tobacco products in the city of people under the age of 21. "I don't really like the idea of that bec

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-21 00:38:08

Via Christi Pittsburg hosts on-site interviews

PITTSBURG, Kan. - Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg will host walk-in interviews March 21st from 10 am to 2 pm. Participants just need to bring their resume for a job-site interview, held in the front lobby of the main hospital entrance. Walk-in Wednesdays are a reoccurring event for different posit

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-21 01:20:00

Missouri man dead after car collision

A Missouri man is dead after his truck collides with another vehicle in Southeast Kansas. Just before noon today, the Crawford County Sheriff's Office responded to a call in the area of 600 Avenue and 120 Street, just southwest of Girard. Upon arrival deputies found a ford truck that was traveling e


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Cause of Carl Junction outbreak confirmed

Test results confirm the cause of the outbreak at Carl Junction schools last week. It was the norovirus which sickened more than 140 students in one school on a single day. That dropped the attendance rate at the K-1 building to 75 percent and prompted the school district to call off classes for two


Pittsburg holds groundbreaking for new dog park

You'll soon be able to add Pittsburg to the list of area communities with a dog park. City leaders and pet lovers gathered today at Schlanger Park in Pittsburg to break ground on the Ronald O. Thomas dog park. Parks and Recreation director Kim Vogel says city crews will provide the labor involved in


Pittsburg Lends $300K to Block22

The City of Pittsburg invests more in Block22. The City has approved to lend $300,000 to Pittsburg State University. The funds will come out of Pittsburg's Revolving Loan Fund. The City Commission approved the five-year forgivable loan to help pay for construction inside the first floor of the Comm


Carl Junction illness outbreak identified as norovirus

CARL JUNCTION, Mo. - The illness that spread among dozens of students at Carl Junction schools last week has been identified as a norovirus, according to officials with the Missouri State Public Health Laboratory in Jefferson City and the Jasper County Health Department. Noroviruses can cause stomac


Pittsburg announces second superintendent candidate

The Pittsburg Community Schools announces another candidate for superintendent. Richard Proffitt is the current superintendent of Chanute Public Schools. During his career as a social studies teacher, he has served on multiple curriculum committees and sponsored different student organizations. Pro