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Work and Play on the Missouri River

July 19, 2013 6:00 am

St. Joseph is fortunate to be settled along the longest river in the nation: a river that brings with it opportunities for commerce, recreation, and beauty. In its 2,320.7-mile-journey, the Missouri River flows past while ballplayers catch pop flies at...

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Local Farmers Enjoy Agricultural Success

July 16, 2013 6:00 am

During this year’s Super Bowl, one commercial elevated the American farmer to a height where the country had to take pause and notice them. While millions of Americans waited for funny commercials, Paul Harvey’s voice quietly revealed to us why...

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MWSU: Quality Education Right Here in St. Joseph

July 12, 2013 6:00 am

Anchored in the northwest corner of the state, Missouri Western State University (MWSU) provides quality education for local residents and those who come from afar. Residents of St. Joseph and surrounding small towns create most of the 6,100 students that...

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What are the Benefits of Improvement Districts

July 9, 2013 6:00 am

Revitalizing a downtown takes partnerships and collaboration of merchants, city government, and the public. Forming improvement districts can help support the growth and revitalization of specific areas of a city, like St. Joseph’s downtown. Improvement districts each have a board...

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Why St. Joseph Missouri

June 28, 2013 6:00 am

The most desirable towns in which to live are often the ones that have a small-town warmth and friendliness, yet offer jobs and education opportunities that keep up with worldwide technological advances and opportunities. St. Joseph, Missouri offers this atmosphere....

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Things to do in the City of St. Joseph

June 25, 2013 6:00 am

Entertainment can be found year-round in the city of St. Joseph. From biking, walking, or playing sports along the city’s parkway system to indoor musicals, plays, and concerts, St. Joseph offers a wide range of entertainment. For those who love...

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What is the Process of Starting an Improvement District

June 21, 2013 6:17 pm

Most towns in America are rooted in their downtown. Those old buildings and streets were the first to offer groceries, healthcare, horse and buggy care, and household supplies. As towns grow and economic development moves into different pockets around a...

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