Loans through the Missouri Linked Deposit Program have affected about 4,000 jobs and farmers in Missouri this year, and participation is about 50 percent higher than it was last year.
The recovery from the Great Recession has been longer and tougher than any recent recession.
Gov. Jay Nixon followed through with the long-held plan to close the Missouri Film Office. Missouri's filmmaking community remains concerned about the fate of the industry and the loss of potential revenue.
Public transportation systems across the country are aging, but tight budgets are making improving them a challenge.
Ameren Missouri contends customers benefit from a new Taum Sauk reservoir and wants to raise its rates for electricity to help pay for it.
The additional disaster aid will be funded by better-than-expected state tax revenues. Missouri's financial commitment now stands at $150 million.
Due to customer demand, PROFoermance Powertrain Products plans to more than double its workforce.
The economic loss could reach $156.7 million when other economic changes besides the crop values are factored in. The estimate is based on U.S. Department of Agriculture records.
Budget and fiscal data show that cumulative revenue available for the coming fiscal year has dropped.
The rate was at the same level in April. The number of nonfarm jobs fell by 1,500, however.
VA Mortgage Center.com, which provides home loans to veterans and active members of the military, will add 300 jobs to Columbia by the end of 2016. Positions will include loan processors, loan officers and credit consultants, the center's manager said.
Mother Kylie Nichols has been "barely making it" since losing her job, but she wants to do better than barely. Nichols is among the mid-Missourians whose stories are told in Project 573, an in-depth look at the recession by a group of students from the Missouri School of Journalism.
A group of MU journalism students spent a year reporting on how mid-Missourians are responding to the recent economy.
Mayor Bob McDavid said IBM will be held to job-creation standards that come with the tax breaks and other incentives it received for coming here.
After months of trapping, elk have been returned to Missouri. In the next three years, if all goes as planned, about 150 elk will roam the state. The first 34 were delivered May 5.
The Missouri Department of Conservation has introduced elk to a 346-square-mile area of southeast Missouri.
Lost paperwork, lack of communication and wrongful rejections are just a few of the problems that await Missouri homeowners who apply for aid from a federal program that lowers the monthly cost of mortgage payments.
The Missouri Democrat co-sponsored a measure that would cut off subsidies such as a deduction originally intended to boost manufacturing. It would close a loophole that allows oil companies to shield themselves from taxes by deducting royalties paid to foreign governments.
Flooding from the river adds new problems to the catfish industry in Mississippi. Competition from Asia and high feed prices have placed strain on the industry in recent years.
A report released Thursday by bankers gave a positive outlook for the coming months in the rural economy. But they warned that skyrocketing energy prices could stall the growth of the economy.