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Missouri Western Becomes An Innovation Campus

August 24, 2012 2:29 pm

Missouri Western State University will benefit from a $1 million grant that assists students seeking degrees in high-demand fields. Partners in the innovation campus include Western, the St. Joseph Metro Chamber (through which the grant will be administered), Metropolitan Community...

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St. Joseph Named to ‘Best Cities for Small Business’ List

July 31, 2012 11:55 am

In Forbes’ 14th annual “Best Small Places for Business” report, St. Joseph ranked 89th overall. The rankings are based on 12 metrics related to job growth, business/living costs, income growth, educational attainment and projected economic growth. St. Joseph made the...

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St. Joseph Strives to Become a ‘City of Excellence’

February 23, 2012 3:55 pm

Community leaders are following the same criteria set out for organizations that compete for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. For St. Joseph to become a Community of Excellence, organizations must agree to work toward becoming “Organizations of Excellence.” [download...

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Buchanan County Could Be the Next Silicon Valley

January 3, 2012 8:49 am

Buchanan County Could Be the Next Silicon Valley Where will the Internet’s next greatest business be born? While most people immediately associate the phrase “start-up” with Silicon Valley, or New York, the fact is that there are millions of budding...

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Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Expands Twice In St. Joseph

July 1, 2011 10:20 am

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc., a leader in the animal health field, recently expanded twice in St. Joseph, with the addition of a new administrative building and a new Biological Vaccine Production Facility. The new vaccine production facility is a $100...

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St. Joseph Is Leading The Way In Animal Health Sciences

July 1, 2011 10:10 am

Being a hub of the Animal Health Corridor has its perks. In late 2010, agricultural dignitaries from Missouri, Nebraska, Louisiana and federal agencies visited St. Joseph to make a major announcement. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced a cooperative agreement between...

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