Missouri Minute: Aquarium planned for St. Louis, KC councilman plans development education sessions

Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:

Aquarium planned for Union Station in downtown St. Louis

Construction of a new 75,000-square-foot, $45 million aquarium at Union Station in downtown St. Louis will begin this fall, with plans to open in late 2018. Read more

KC councilman plans education sessions on development

Kansas City Councilman Scott Taylor, chairman of the council’s plans and zoning committee, will soon begin holding short Development 101 sessions at the outset of each committee meeting at City Hall to help council members better understand development terms and topics. Read more

Cole County becomes Certified Work Ready Community

After two years of efforts, Cole County leaders have finally earned the Certified Work Ready Community status, something they say will help recruit and retain a more highly skilled workforce. Read more

Kansas City watchmaker Niall earns national attention

Kansas City-based Niall, a 2-year-old startup company that makes luxury watches, earned top notice in The Good Trade as an American-made watch. Read more

Phyllis Schlafly loses trademark dispute with nephew’s craft brewery

Longtime conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly has lost her fight to block the maker of Schlafly beer from trademarking the brand’s name. Read more

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