A staging area was set up at Armstrong Elementary School in the city and a fire truck was sent from St. Charles County to aid.
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill said the money is coming from the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant.
Though a person’s optimism following a natural disaster doesn’t tend to wane, a person’s ability to improve emergency preparedness efforts is still weak in the wake of a disaster.
The university sent the erroneous text messages and automated phone calls Tuesday afternoon to students and employees who subscribe to its emergency alert system.
The House Economic Development Committee voted 21-0 Thursday to move legislation to the full chamber that would give Joplin access to state funds for rebuilding.
The Missouri National Guard says it still has one soldier working in Joplin, 20 months after guard members responded to the devastating tornado that killed 161 people.
The nearly 600 federal trailers that housed Joplin residents since the May 2011 tornado are slowly emptying, with only about 80 of the trailers still occupied.
More than 18 months after a tornado ripped through Lambert Airport in St. Louis, work is about to begin to make over two entrances damaged by the twister.
It knocked down trees, tore shingles and siding off roofs and ruined a deck.
There were reported tornado touch downs