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Where are the jobs? >> Business mshort
Over 300 local workforce professionals attended the second annual MOmentum 2016: State of the Workforce Luncheon, hosted February 23, 2016, by the local Workforce Development Board and the Missouri ...more

Branson IMAX undergoes major renovations >> Business tforster
Branson IMAX has unveiled plans for a $1.7 million renovation. Now after nearly 22 years their IMAX® 15/70 film projection is being replace with a new cinematic experience, IMAX® with Laser - IMAX’s ...more

Nixa showcases new business program >> Business mariwinn
Nixa Police Officer Brent Forgey (3rd from left) is about to present a certificate to Nixa Hardware representatives Christi Fairchild, Larry McCroskey (a current owner), Roy Curbon and Joe Glenn (at ...more

Beware of the Bitcoin scammer >> Business sfleming
Jefferson City — Secretary of State Jason Kander recently issued an investor alert for Missourians considering digital currency investments. Bitcoin and other digital currencies are not issued by ...more

High-end grocery store to open in Springfield >> Business staff
Whole Foods and Trader Joe's may have blown their opportunity to be the first such high end market in Springfield after an announcement that The Fresh Market had signed to be one of the tenants in ...more

Unique adventure is under construction in Branson >> Business staff
Plans have been unveiled for a first-of-its-kind $10 million family adventure attraction to be open 365 days a year in Branson. Construction for Fritz's Adventure, an attraction that brings the ...more

Metal found in Johnsonville Griller packages >> Business staff
Johnsonville has voluntarily recalled 89.235 pounds of their Cheddar Cheese and Bacon Flavor Grillers. The frozen pork sausage patties were produced on May 13, 2015 and include both the 24-oz. ...more

Tire distributor expands to Springfield >> Business amysusan
SPRINGFIELD—Community Wholesale Tire, Inc., one of the Midwest’s largest tire distributors, recently began operations at a new 64,000 sq. ft. facility in Springfield. As part of the expansion, ...more

Heer's becomes downtown living option >> Business staff
Heer’s Luxury Living, LLC, 138 Park Central Square, announced its grand opening of 80 units of luxury rental housing and 18,000 square feet of commercial space in downtown Springfield. The ...more

Walmart wants antibiotic use in food monitored >> Business staff
Walmart has asked its food suppliers of meat, poultry, seafood, dairy and eggs to implement the American veterinary Medical Association's principles on the judicious use of antibiotics by supplying ...more

Rainbow Network receives donation from the Buerges >> Business staff
(L-R) Keith Jaspers, president and founder of the Rainbow Network, accepts a check from Aaron Buerge, market president of First National Bank, Springfield. With him is his wife, Angye McIntosh ...more

Pet Warehouse changes name to Petsway >> Business kkeller
Pet Warehouse has announced that it has officially changed its name to Petsway. The locally-owned pet supplies store will remain under the same owners as the company continues to grow throughout ...more

NAM relocates in Springfield >> Business alvarez
The Missouri Association of Manufacturers, a nonprofit association representing manufacturers, has announced that they recently relocated their office to a larger space in south Springfield. MAM has ...more

Sunny Bunny Easter eggs sales hit $1 million >> Business staff
The opportunity to purchase Sunny Bunny's Easter eggs online has ended, and, according to Charlene Meeker, spokesperson for SWI Industrial Solutions, with another record setting season, its sixth ...more

Drones to address issues of farmers >> Business d-burton
SPRINGFIELD - For centuries, farmers have braved the elements to walk their land to check for problems ranging from wind damage and calving cows to pests and predators. Unmanned aerial vehicles ...more

Independent study names Verizon top mobile carrier >> Business staff
RootMetrics (a.k.a. Root Wireless), a Bellevue, Washington company that specializes in wireless coverage mapping, for the first time has just produced a report on the nation's top mobile carriers. ...more

Workforce board names five new members >> Business mhaase
The Workforce Investment Board--Ozark Region, the voice of business in areas of education and training, today welcomed five new members and one retirement. The incoming members are Rob Dixon, ...more

Arthur J. Gallagher acquires Jenkins & Assocs. >> Business schaller
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Jenkins and Associates, 300 S. Jefferson, Springfield. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Established in 1997, ...more

Retirement open house is planned for Rita Needham >> Business staff
Rita Needham, pictured at left, CEO of the Missouri Association of Manufacturers, is retiring after almost 14 years serving Missouri manufacturers. Honoring her, on December 17 and 18, 2013, from ...more

New realty company is open in Branson >> Business staff
Jim Stockton, a broker/agent of 27 years and former owner of Stockton Realty has announced the formation of his new firm, Table Rock's Best Realtors, LLC. Bright yellow, the three story round ...more

Dyno Nobel agrees to EPA fine >> Business washburn
Dyno Nobel Inc. with facilities in Carthage and Louisiana, Missouri has agreed to pay a $257,167 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA), Emergency Planning and ...more

Welk Resorts is hiring >> Business mhaase
The Springfield and Branson locations of the Missouri Career Center will host hiring events to recruit marketing agents for Welk Resorts. The first event will take place 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, ...more

MARET Center wants to promote entrepreneurs >> Business c-brown
Crowder College’s MARET Center (Missouri Alternative and Renewable Energy Technology) and the Neosho Chamber of Commerce announce a call for new business ideas that may be incubated and developed in ...more

Environmental mitigator reorganizes >> Business staff
The board of directors of Environmental Works, Inc. (EWI), a full service environmental consulting and contracting firm with offices in Kansas City, St. Louis and Springfield, has announced that five ...more






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