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Despite the increase, the area has the lowest wages among the largest counties in Missouri.

Former chamber executive Rob Dixon returns to the Queen City to lay out statewide initiatives.

James Tillman plans a mixed-use development.

The local area ranks 83rd among 114 Missouri counties for tax burdens to residents.

Nonfarm industries drop 1,600 jobs in December, according to the state Department of Economic Development.

Area developers say they’re dependent on certain tax credits under review at the state level, and economic harm would occur without them. The historic preservation tax credit – those …

Stakeholders propose economic development ideas near Jordan Valley Innovation Center.

The acquisition appears ready to close later this month.

A public-private financing plan is needed for a new office and housing unit renovations.

SBJ examines the year in mergers and acquisitions.

Stan Dobbins will take on the job Jan. 1 as the municipality searches for a new law enforcement leader.

Officials are seeking property owners to build or remodel along the corridor in exchange for tax incentives.

The latest state jobless rate is 3.9 percent for the third straight month, according to the Department of Economic Development.

A gas tax increase is among suggestions presented in an 87-page report.

The five-county area’s figure still rates second-lowest among the eight MSAs in Missouri.

The transfer deal smooths the transition for OTC aviation program students to continue education at Drury.

Several business entities would be affected if the legislature follows through on a new report.

Panelists redefine career fairs, standardized testing and the set of skills every graduate needs.

Newsmakers in the areas of economic development, education, health care, marketing, media and municipal.

Students graduate from high school with training and certifications preparing them for their future.

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