Google to Build $1 Billion Data Center in Kansas City

Posted March 20, 2024 Updated 10:52 a.m., March 20, 2024 Google said this morning that it would expand its presence in Kansas City's expanding tech sector with a $1 billion data center at the Hunt Midwest Business Center, along with… more

KCK Nonprofit Unbound Names First Woman President and CEO

Posted February 22, 2024 The Kansas City, Kansas-based nonprofit Unbound announced Ashley Hufft as the next president and chief executive officer and is the first woman to lead the organization. Hufft is now tasked with leading Unbound’s strategic vision for… more

Saint Luke’s, BJC Health System Merger Closes and Adjusts Leadership

Posted January 4, 2024 Saint Luke's Health System and BJC Health System of St. Louis officially intergraded on Jan. 1, 2024, closing the deal that was announced in May, combining the companies' revenue to nearly $15 billion. Under the agreement,… more

Manufacturing Index Shows Recession Risk, Drop in Employment

Posted December 1, 2023 Creighton University released its Mid-America Business Conditions Index survey that shows the manufacturing economy throughout the Midwest region teetering into a recession risk. The Mid-America Business Conditions Index, an economic indicator for the nine-state region including… more

Ingram’s September 2023 Digital Edition

You can read all about the Ingram's 250 in the September Digital Edition here.   more

CVS Stocks Fall After KC Walkouts; Pharmacists Plan Second Walkout

Posted September 28, 2023 CVS shares dropped by 2.2 percent following the drugstore chain’s pharmacists' threatening to walk out for a second week due to poor working conditions at Kansas City area locations. The walkouts first took place last week… more

Pandemic Fraud Likely Reaches $135B Unemployment Relief

Posted September 18, 2023 The U.S. Government Accountability Office estimates somewhere between $100 billion and $135 billion of unemployment insurance fraudulent activity occurred during the pandemic, according to a report released Tuesday. The amount of stoled aid would account for… more

Unemployment Claims Tick Upward For August

Posted September 18, 2023 The United States Department of Labor released its latest unemployment report which shows an increase in initial claims while Missouri reports a minor increase and Kansas remains unchanged for the month. For the week ending September… more

UAW Strike: GM Warns Of Possible Layoffs At KCK Manufacturer

Posted September 18, 2023 Updated September 22, 2023 General Motors says a Kansas City, Kansas auto manufacturer could experience layoffs due to the ongoing United Auto Workers strike, citing the shutdown of the Wentzville, Missouri plant as a critical factor.… more

New Refrigerated Warehouses Planned

Kansas City’s logistics scene has been red-hot for a long time, but there will soon be a chill in the air. No, not because things are slowing down; it’s coming from a new collaboration between Canadian Pacific Kansas City and… more