When Ivan Munoz moved to Franklin County from Miami nearly 14 years ago, he immediately saw a need for a taxi service.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Rogersville man was sentenced Friday to five years in federal prison for running a boat building scheme that defrauded customers out of more than $4 million.
The Union Board of Aldermen recently approved some recommendations from the city’s planning and zoning commission, including a planned project by developer Ed Schmelz.
Farmers & Merchants Bank and First State Community Bank are both welcoming appointees to their boards of directors, according to news releases from the companies.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Chicago-based aerospace giant Boeing Co. will invest $200 million to begin manufacturing the U.S. Navy's latest unmanned aircraft at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in a project that could add at least 150 jobs on the company's southwest Illinois campus, officials said Friday.
Washington was not chosen as the winner of T-Mobile’s “Hometown Techover” contest, a nationwide contest sponsored by T-Mobile that initially garnered “thousands of entries.”
After 33 years at the helm of Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, Nancy Russell has sold the business.
With the recent passage of a gradual 12.5 cents-per-gallon state gasoline tax increase and the possibility of getting billions more for Missouri highways and bridges from a $1 trillion federal infrastructure package, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is in as good a place for…
As of Thursday morning, more than 900,000 people in Louisiana still did not have power four stiflingly muggy days after Hurricane Ida made landfall. It’s why Ameren is sending more than 300 workers from across Illinois and Missouri to Baton Rouge to assist in repairing damage and restoring p…
A tomato’s sharp acidity dancing across the tongue is one of the purest experiences of late summertime in Missouri, as is butter dripping down your chin after taking a big bite from a cob of sweet corn. Maybe the healthy crunch of a cucumber is more your speed, or the coolness of a perfectly…
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart said Tuesday it will start farming out its delivery service, using contract workers, autonomous vehicles and other means to transport rival retailers' products directly to their customers' homes as fast as just a few hours.
Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes rose in July for the second month in a row, though they only increased modestly from a year ago, suggesting the red-hot housing market may be cooling off a little.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — General Motors said Friday it is recalling all Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles sold worldwide to fix a battery problem that could cause fires.
Going to the car dealership can be a huge hassle, and according to Pacific resident Kelly Stumpe, that difficulty is often compounded for moms. Sometimes moms have to load up the kids, talk to a salesman for a half-hour, meet the manager, show their license and have them call — all to find …
TOKYO (AP) — Toyota is scaling back production in North America and Japan as the surging coronavirus pandemic in Southeast Asia and elsewhere crimps supplies.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week for a fourth straight time to a pandemic low, the latest sign that America's job market is rebounding from the pandemic recession as employers boost hiring to meet a surge in consumer demand.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett’s company has again increased the size of its bet on grocery giant Kroger while scaling back several of its health care industry investments.
Home Depot's sales continue to surge, though same-store sales appeared to come back to earth after a year in which the home improvement chain outperformed expectations repeatedly.
After a brief hiatus from the rankings, Washington Metal Fabricators has again been named one of the 40 most successful metal fabricating operations in the U.S. by The Fabricator, a leading industry magazine.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring the U.S. must “move fast” to win the world's carmaking future, President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a commitment from the auto industry to produce electric vehicles for as much as half of U.S. sales by the end of the decade.
Not only are temperatures soaring during these dog days of summer, but demand and prices for HVAC services also are up. The only things going down for the industry? Labor and supply.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Richard Trumka, the powerful president of the AFL-CIO who rose from the coal mines of Pennsylvania to preside over one of the largest labor organizations in the world, died Thursday. He was 72.
Union planning and zoning commissioners have recommended approval of a new Riechers Tire and Auto location on the northeast corner of Denmark Road and Progress Parkway, just off Highway 50, on the east side of Union.
Truckers parking to sleep for the night, littering and even throwing bottles of urine out their windows have created a problem on the Interstate 44 ramp in Pacific, and the city is looking for solutions.
These days it seems like you can put any word in front of “shortages,” and it will ring true: toilet paper, labor, lumber. Recently, restaurants have had to add ingredients to that list.
Frick’s Quality Meats announced Wednesday that two-thirds of its production employees will be seeing up to a $3-an-hour wage increase beginning Monday, July 19.
Hermann-based Stone Hill Winery won the award for best wine at the Missouri Wine Competition, one of more than 40 honors it took home from the competition, July 13-15.
Customers will walk by four 12-foot skeletons adorned in pirate costumes to enter Treasure Aisles Outlet, set to open in St. Clair in early August.
Union is considering using federal stimulus money for a system it hopes will draw more commercial businesses to the city.
Out-of-towners interested in staying in Washington on the nights of Aug. 4 through Aug. 8 might be out of luck; fairgoers have area hotels nearly booked up.
A pair of short-term rental properties in Washington will soon hit the market after the Washington City Council voted Monday to issue special permits allowing the Locust Street homes to operate as short-term rentals.