- Clinton bank holds meeting CLINTON -- Clinton National Bank recently held its annual meeting. Robert Holleran, CEO and vice chairman of the board reported at the end of December, the bank's assets totaled $370,623,000, deposits grew to $303,670,000 and the loan portfolio incre
How improv comedy skills became a must-have for entrepreneurs
A few years ago, for complex reasons, I attended the orientation week for Columbia Business School students. The week involved team-building exercises that forced us to solve problems together.
Starbucks retools pastry menu after customer complaints
After the coffee chain bought gourmet-baking company La Boulange in 2012, it used the acquisition to add fancier pastries to U.S. locations. Now Starbucks is discovering that some customers liked the food better before, prompting another round of retooling.
- Credit union earns awards CLINTON -- A local credit union recently earned six Diamond awards. Ascentra Credit Union won the awards which recognize outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry. Awards are given in multiple categories
$270M chocolate plant proof of US's sweet tooth
Americans aren't losing their taste for chocolate. Need proof? Look to Kansas, where candy giant Mars Inc. is operating its first new plant in 35 years to churn out millions of sweets every day.
- Stocks give up an early gain; end lower NEW YORK -- Stocks gave up an early gain and turned lower in early afternoon trading. Facebook slumped, leading technology stocks lower after announcing its acquisition of virtual reality company Oculus. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 inde
Riverfront Ice Cream opens
Riverfront Ice Cream is open for business and owner Mike Hill is anxious for the dog days of summer to truly hit the ground running.
- Taxi service gets new owner CLINTON -- There's a new taxi in town but riders may notice not a whole lot has changed. On Feb. 6, Greg Coppess took over ownership of Clinton's exclusive taxi service, On The Go Too, and realized that when something's not broken, it doesn't need to
CD release party at Vinnie's
The CCRIDER and Gansen Brothers Band will hold a CD release party today.
- Credit union marks annual meeting CLINTON -- More than 300 members and guests attended the 61st annual meeting of the First Gateway Credit Union in Clinton. The Credit Union's Board of Directors was recognized for volunteer hours, which included Jim Bengston, Jr., Dan Bolte, Ann Eise
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