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Cryotherapy is a primary focus of BelowZero CryoSpa, a health spa that recently opened; Miami, Florida-based investment management firm Bloom Ventures purchased a Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Springfield Airport Plaza; and Citizens Memorial Hospital expanded its mental health services.
Reporter Karen Craigo brings government and development coverage and analysis.
League founder Tim Brown says Ozark Empire Fairgrounds' new arena "is a huge plus."
Shook Farms owners are launching a "luxury guest ranch" in Christian County.
A $16 million deal would use city general funds with no mechanism to recoup the expenditure.
Digital Editor Geoff Pickle brings you internet, public records and technology coverage and analysis.
Springfield is getting a four-story Marriott-branded hotel near the intersection of National Avenue and Battlefield Road.
Sea Tow franchisees celebrate 20 years of the business providing on-water assistance.
Jordan Valley Community Health Center opened its fourth Queen City clinic; the coverage area for Springfield-based Great River Engineering Inc. expanded south; and a former leader with nonprofit Life360 Community Services started Hahn Adventure Co.
St. Louis Cardinals agree to keep its Double A affiliate in Springfield until 2038.
The owners of Springfield marketing firm Longitude are partners in the project called The Ozarker Lodge.
Traffic rose by 14.6% in 2022, according to officials, ending just below the high mark in 2019.
The ballet is one of the 30-plus organizations that use The Creamery, and one of 11 with headquarters there. But in the two decades since the arts center opened, most of those organizations have grown. Some arts leaders say they have to be creative to meet their current needs in the space available.
Mercy Springfield Communities relocated a clinic; San Clemente, California-based law firm Gilson Daub Inc. expanded to the Springfield market; and a second video gaming center for Contender eSports Springfield LLC opened in the Queen City.
Local theater operators see mixed results for prospects in 2023.
Mike Crocker is among honorees for this year's Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards Banquet.
Heirloom Candle Bar moved; art supply thrift store Arrow Creative Reuse opened; and Rockford, Illinois-based Beef-A-Roo debuted in Springfield.