Burning Economic Questions Asked and Answered at Chamber Event

Chris Kuehl, Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence, and regional expert in the field of national and international economics gave his professional opinion on what the country could expect in the next four years under President Elect Donald Trump’s term. … Continue reading

Small Business Owners Learn From Peers at Summit

An all-star lineup of small business professionals gathered together on Nov. 16 to share ideas and stories of what has made them prosper. And not all of the stories were success stories. Casey Crail, son of the founder of Rocky … Continue reading

KC Fed President Talks National Economics with Big Chamber Crowd

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is responsible for a district that spreads from Western Missouri to Wyoming and a woman from Faucett, Mo., is its President and Chief Executive Officer. Esther George, a Missouri Western State University graduate, … Continue reading

Chamber Announces Workplace Wellness Certification

The 2016 Healthy Workforce Summit marked the announcement of a brand new Chamber program, Healthy St. Joseph. Community members gathered Thursday morning at Missouri Western State University to hear Alida Moonen, board president of the National Wellness Institute. Moonen brought … Continue reading

HPB-St. Joe BioDiesel Opens, Employs 50

About 100 members of the St. Joseph agribusiness community came together on Monday to celebrate the grand opening of HPB-St. Joe BioDiesel, a new addition to the Stockyards Industrial Area that employs 50 people. HPB-St. Joe BioDiesel, a subsidiary of … Continue reading

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