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Stay connected to us wherever you are! With Text Alerts, get breaking news updates along with other area information sent to you as a text message to your wireless device.

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  • News - Get breaking news, AMBER alerts and the daily forecast for our area.
  • Severe Weather Alerts - Be notified when severe weather strikes our area. Severe weather alerts are issued by the National Weather Service by county. If you subscribe to multiple county alerts, you may receive multiple text messages regarding the same weather event.
  • Community Info - Be the first to know what's going on around Joplin.
  • Sports News/Scores - Stay up-to-date with scores and news from your favorite local teams.
  • School Closings & Notices - Be alerted when when your school is closed or delayed and stay up updated on school activities.

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