Four years after exiting Springfield, Regal Beloit is leaving West Plains

A 2013 file photo shows a former Springfield, Mo. location of Regal Beloit. The maker of electric motors announced Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 that it would close its West Plains, Mo. facility by May 2020. More than 200 jobs will be lost. (Photo: Nathan Papes/Springfield News-Leader) Wisconsin-based electric motor control manufacturer Regal Beloit informed Missouri authorities Friday…

Ozark Small Business Incubator has Succesful 2017

In 2017, OzSBI completed the renovation of its second floor, adding 10,000 square feet of office, meeting and co-working space to the already-bustling environment. The incubator now boasts more than 21,000 square feet of modern office space with high speed fiber internet, a robust mentoring network of 20 highly qualified business mentors, and a brand new  microloan program for Oregon County.  In 2017, OzSBI helped six new businesses move in, and provided…