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As more people show interest in a nearly 60-year-old sport, local tourism, business and sports officials want to capitalize on its increasing popularity.
In an effort to provide flexibility to their workers, some area businesses are beginning to offer four-day workweeks.
Heirloom Candle Bar moved; art supply thrift store Arrow Creative Reuse opened; and Rockford, Illinois-based Beef-A-Roo debuted in Springfield.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, banking & finance, education, insurance, law, municipal and nonprofit.
The organization hires a search firm to find Loretta Roney's successor.
Five companies are in the running, with a winner to be named May 10.
John Lopez scores a $145,876 grand prize at a tournament in Tulsa.
Nonfarm payroll ranks rise by 1,800 jobs in February compared with January.
Maryjo Kiser, vice president of benefits and compensation, has worked for the company for four decades.
Kai Sutton says Victori-us Inc. is slated to launch in earnest this summer.
All eight of the state's MSAs record increases in January, according to the BLS.
Dena Atchley travels to Wisconsin to help build a 10,000-square-foot project for charity.
Dave Puckett succeeds Scott Haney, who exited for undisclosed reasons.
Newsmakers in the areas of banking & finance, law, municipal, nonprofit and utility.
The office of mayor and three Springfield City Council seats are contested races in the April 4 election, with two candidates filing for each seat.
Krista Peryer plans to focus on education and her next career path, she says.
Urban Studios LLC, a natural light photography studio and pop-up event space, opened; the Missouri State University Foundation became the new owner of event venue The Old Glass Place; and Polk County’s dining scene expanded with the opening of Flat Creek.