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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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Quality of Jobs Just As Important As Job Numbers

June 14, 2013 6:00 am

The top four companies in St. Joseph with the largest workforce are in the fields of human health, food production, education, and animal health. These employers are attractive because they offer many job positions in the local economy. But it’s not...

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How Can Your Organization Experience Manufacturing Success?

June 11, 2013 6:00 am

Industry Week magazine referred to St. Joseph as a manufacturing “hotspot.” Certainly, St. Joseph has a strong workforce in the manufacturing of products that vary from industrial cleaners and automotive parts to animal pharmaceuticals and foods for both animals and...

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Agricultural Sciences are About More Than Corn and Soybeans

June 10, 2013 2:04 pm

Today’s farmers have the newest technology to help boost their harvests. Chemical formulas for drought-resistant crops, fertilizers, and pesticides are just some of the advances that help their corn and soybeans prosper. But agricultural sciences do more than increase crop...

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Put Our Regional Workforce to Work For You!

June 7, 2013 8:11 am

From the year 2000 to 2010, the St. Joseph workforce grew by more than 5,000 jobs. The 2010 workforce of 38,000 continues to climb as large companies like Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. plan future expansions, two new schools are being...

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