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Swift Foods expected to open in Columbia early next year

Swift Prepared Foods has a bacon plant in Moberly. It’s also building one in Columbia (May 24, 2021 file photo courtesy of Missouri Governor Mike Parson’s Flickr page) Boone County commissioners have finalized an incentive plan for Swift Food’s $200-million project in Columbia. Our news partner KMIZ reports the Boone County commission has signed off on the incentive package. Columbia …

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(AUDIO): State Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer (R-Parkville) discusses Amendment 4 on 939 the Eagle’s “Wake Up Mid-Missouri”

Missourians will head to the polls on Tuesday to cast ballots on numerous races and constitutional amendments, including Amendment 4. If approved by Missouri voters, Amendment 4 would allow the state Legislature to increase minimum funding for the Kansas City Police Department. Missouri Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Tony Luetkemeyer (R-Parkville) joined us live on 939 the Eagle’s “Wake Up Mid-Missouri”, …

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AMAZE gala for Columbia’s Thompson Center for Autism is Thursday night

Andrea and former St. Louis Cardinal pitcher Brad Thompson are the honorary chairs of the AMAZE gala and auction on November 3, 2022 at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac (graphic courtesy of the Thompson Center’s Katie Lentz) Former St. Louis Cardinal pitcher Brad Thompson and his wife Andrea are the honorary chairs of Thursday night’s gala to benefit Columbia’s Thompson …

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Buchheit plans to retain all Orscheln employees involved in Tractor Supply purchase

The two Columbia Orscheln Farm and Home stores are now Buchheit, along with Orscheln stores in Jefferson City and Fulton (November 1, 2022 photo of the south Columbia store from 939 the Eagle’s Brian Hauswirth) You’ll notice Buchheit signs in front of the Orscheln stores in Columbia, Jefferson City and Fulton. Southeast Missouri-based Buchheit has acquired 12 new stores, as …

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MoDOT to release preferred alternatives to Columbia’s I-70/63 interchange on Wednesday

Motorists on Columbia’s heavily-traveled I-70 and Highway 63 connector on July 7, 2022 (file photo courtesy of MoDOT’s Adam Pulley) State transportation officials are encouraging you to attend an open house-style meeting this (Wednesday) afternoon in Columbia about the congested I-70 and Highway 63 interchange. State Department of Transportation (MoDOT) project director Brandi Baldwin says about 160,000  vehicles go through …

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