Progress Report Top Stories

New Walmart opening in Mt Vernon

Progress Report: Walmart opens new concept store in Mt. Vernon

With 4,500 souls, this community is now of the smallest towns in the Ozarks to have a Walmart.  The retail-giant is trying a new concept: scaling down the size of certain new stores to fit the size of smaller population centers.

Watson Metal Masters relocated to Republic from Nixa

Progress Report: New industries bring jobs, economic growth to Republic

Another new company is the latest sign Republic is becoming more of an industrial center in Greene County.  Watson Metal Masters held its grand opening ceremony on Wednesday.

New retail superstore opens, makes itself 'At Home' in Springfield

Customers are getting a first look at southwest Missouri's first 'At Home' store.  The big-box retailer, located on the city's south side, opened earlier in the week.

Plans revealed for new downtown transit hub

Plans coming together for new bus terminal in downtown Springfield

Plans are coming together for a new bus transfer facility in downtown Springfield. 


Progress Report: SkyZone builds indoor trampoline park in Springfield

On Thursday afternoon, you could find kiddos are jumping for joy at Jump Mania on South Kansas Expressway.

76 is getting a renovation

Makeover plan for Branson's 76 Strip rolls toward becoming a reality

The Highway 76 strip- full of theaters, and attractions, and traffic- is about to get a huge makeover.

Andy's plans major expansion

New frontiers for frozen custard: Springfield-based Andy's plans big expansion

A Springfield-based sweet-treat chain has big goals for the future.

AT T plans new store for Branson

AT&T builds new company retail store in Branson, adds jobs

The telecommunications giant plans to hire more than a dozen employees.

The Progress Report: Signs of Economic Growth and Resilience in the Ozarks

We highlight the building projects happening across the Ozarks, and reveal how they're energizing the local economy. Whether it's a new store, restaurant, condo, or highway- get the inside scoop with The Progress Report! You can also help us do some 'building' of our own! If you have a question about a big project not listed, please email us. We'll check it out, and possibly add it to our list.

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