Tonisity Opens in St. Joseph

Tonisity is the newest addition to St. Joseph’s animal health employer base. Tonisity Px is the first isotonic protein drink for pigs. From Day 2, Px helps pigs cope with stress, decreases pre-weaning mortality, increases weaning weights an improves gut … Continue reading

New Employer Daily’s Premium Meats Celebrates Opening

Daily’s Premium Meats, a meat processing company specializing in “sliced-to-order” naturally smoked bacon, held its grand opening ceremony on Sept. 9. Daily’s expects to hire 212 employees during its first five years of operations. The company announced the building of … Continue reading

Gov. Nixon celebrates Buchanan County earning Certified Work Ready Community status

Gov. Jay Nixon today was at Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica (BIVI), a worldwide business leader in animal health, to congratulate leaders in Buchanan County for being designated a Certified Work Ready Community. The Governor said Buchanan County’s successful efforts to strengthen … Continue reading

500 Attend Farm City Breakfast

About 500 people attended the 12th annual Farm City Breakfast on Friday, March 11, to celebrate National Ag Day a little early, raise money for Agriculture Future of America scholarships and to hear U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt speak. Patt Lilly, … Continue reading

The winning Shop St. Joseph ticket number is….

The winner of the Shop St. Joseph Holiday Program $10,000 grand prize threw away tickets at the beginning of the program. “I’m not a big gambler,” said Gary Becerra. “I didn’t really think I’d win. I thought I was too … Continue reading

MO Chamber President Speaks in St. Joseph

Dan Mehan, President and CEO of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, spoke to a crowd of about 160 at the Fall Chairman’s Breakfast Wednesday, Dec. 16. Mr. Mehan discussed the Missouri Chamber’s 15-year strategic economic plan. The plan, … Continue reading

New Building at 139th Airlift Wing Officially Opens

The Missouri National Guard‘s 139th Airlift Wing hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of its new security forces building at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base on Dec. 10. The building is 6,000 square feet and will be used by … Continue reading

New Superintendent Speaks at St. Joe Rising

Dr. Robert Newhart, the new superintendent for the St. Joseph School District, was the guest speaker at this quarter’s St. Joe Rising. This program of the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce features issues involving social, economic, governmental, legislative and corporate … Continue reading

National Small Business Person of the Year addresses St. Joseph Business Owners

More than 100 area small business owners attended the Chamber’s Small Business Summit on November 18. The morning was filled with inspiration, education, and lots of laughter. Alan Doan, owner of Missouri Star Quilt and National Small Business Person of … Continue reading

St. Joseph Chamber Named ‘Chamber of the Year’

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry has recognized the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce as its 2015 Chamber of the Year. The St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce will be presented this award during the Missouri Chamber Annual Meeting Nov. … Continue reading