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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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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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