Here are this morning’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
Flexsteel Industries and Kubota Tractor Corp. announced separate plans to open facilities at Logistics Park Kansas City. Together, the two businesses will bring more than 200 jobs to the distribution and warehouse development in Edgerton, Kan.
Close to four years ago, the Missouri Water Patrol merged with the Missouri Highway Patrol in a move it was said would save taxpayers money and put more officers on the state’s waterways.
Two waves of riots in a span of four months in the St. Louis area have left the region’s business leaders and economic development officials to ponder what lasting economic impact the unrest will have on the region.
Patriot Coal has informed miners at two Kentucky mines that layoffs may be imminent.
Staff at three of the Springfield area’s four Dillons stores have said the stores will close to the public at 6 p.m. on Dec. 24, leaving the area without any Dillons stores for the first time in decades. The closures are expected to affect more than 300 employees.