City Manager Mike Matthes released his first State of the City address Friday.
Joplin residents adjust to life after the devastating tornado, while beginning the arduous process of rebuilding their home.
Authorities said they believed many of the missing were alive and safe but simply hadn't been in touch with friends and family, in part because cell phone service has been spotty. There are still 156 people unaccounted for in the tally.
The No. 5 Missouri Tigers take on No. 12 Washington in a best-of-three series this weekend in Columbia. The series begins at 8 p.m. Saturday. If the Tigers win two, they will advance to the College World Series for the third year in a row.
The school hosted an African drumming concert featuring 300 students an the ambassador for Nigeria.
Veterans were able to watch the air show's practice run and meet with other veterans to share memories.
Family visits to local cemeteries over Memorial Day weekend honor veterans who have passed away.
The Katy Trail bridge near Rocheporthas been renovated and reopened in time for the holiday weekend after closure for repairs.
Veterans and current military members came together Friday for a veterans breakfast hosted by the Memorial Day Weekend Salute to Veterans Corporation.
The 24-year-old, Larry McBride, was also arrested on one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
A military ceremony Monday will also be a part of the weekend's festivities.
The volunteers have helped salvage belongings and pick up debris.
The burglaries occurred Thursday morning at several businesses in an east Columbia office complex.
Joplin's largest employers were destroyed by the tornado, but the city is determined to retain jobs.
City Manager Mike Matthes addresses the recession and his focus for the upcoming year in his State of the City address.
The government's decision to flood Mississippi farmland without compensation is a prime example of its thinking of citizens as statistics.
Gov. Jay Nixon now has 45 days to sign or veto legislation.