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UPDATED: Want to Buy a Grocery Store in Smithville?

A source contacted The Northland News on April 11 and told us to go to LoopNet.com. LoopNet is a commercial real estate listing site. We were told to enter the property location of Smithville. If you do the same thing, you will find that the building the Cosentino’s Price Chopper is …

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Solyndra East? KC Solar Company in Near Total Eclipse

The future looked spectacularly sunny less than two years ago when California-based solar energy company Sungevity opened its Downtown Kansas City office with plans to create 600 local jobs within five years. Prospects are not quite so bright today. The firm has laid about two-thirds of its hundred-plus Kansas City …

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Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Votes to Bring Jobs to Missouri

Mike Parson is Missouri’s 47th Lieutenant Governor. The Lieutenant Governor is the second highest constitutional office in Missouri with executive and legislative responsibilities. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we post press releases like these please click here. (JEFFERSON CITY) – On Tuesday Lieutenant Governor Parson cast his …

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Smith & Wesson parent company selects Missouri for national distribution warehouse

AOBC national distribution center to be built in Boone County Columbia, MO- Today, Gov. Eric Greitens announced that American Outdoor Brands Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: AOBC), a company that represents a broad portfolio of entities in the hunting and outdoor enthusiast market, including Smith & Wesson, intends to establish a national …

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MSBF Speaker Shares Proven Leadership Advice

Addressing the 2017 annual meeting of Midwest Small Business Finance, Jim McGraw recommended that entrepreneurs and business owners stock up on one indispensable item: leadership. “You see two companies and wonder, ‘Why is one successful and the other is not?’” he asked over 100 people gathered at Embassy Suites by …

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Park University Hosting Spring Career Fair on March 29

Companies, organizations, agencies sought to participate Parkville, Mo.—February 27, 2017 — Park University’s Career Development Center will host its Spring 2017 Career and Internship Fair on Wednesday, March 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Breckon Sports Center on the University’s Parkville Campus. The event is open to the …

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Dialog a Key for March 10 Small Business Bootcamp

Talk, advice and mentoring will be a key for the Small Business Bootcamp beginning at 8:30 a.m. March 10. Scheduled at the Woodneath Library Center, 8900 Flintlock Road, Kansas City, the event’s focus is on helping local entrepreneurs start and grow their own business. A major part of the bootcamp …

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Musings: On Welfare and Ignorance About Small Business

TheNorthlandNews.com publishes press releases and newsletters from our local elected officials on a regular basis inside of the opinion section of the site. It’s my belief that we should be engaged and involved with our local elected representatives. The discussions that occur at this level are important to our communities …

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Job Opportunities Targeted by Valentine Event

This year on Valentine’s Day, hundreds of Northland high school students got a firsthand look at something called “advanced manufacturing.” Sponsored by the Northland Education and Business Alliance, the student visits were part of Fall In Love with Manufacturing Day arranged to give students a look at locations that are …

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