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Grunke Column: Montana is at a crossroads

Montana is at a crossroads. Either we can invest in the infrastructure needed to provide for a healthy economy, or […]

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Grunke Column: Missoula Businesses Need All Skill Levels of Workers

I was recently called by a local television reporter who told me two national chains that were set to soon […]

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Grunke Column: Why Foreign Direct Investment Matters

Recently a ground breaking was held for a 20 unit luxury condominium building known as Pollys Square in the Old […]

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Grunke Column: I Want to Talk to You.

I have been working in economic development organizations or related activities since the early 1990’s, and one of the things […]

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Grunke Column: Entrepreneurship Alive and Well In Montana’s Higher Education

One of the most enjoyable activities I get to be a part of each year is the John Ruffato Business […]

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Grunke column: Big data, I.T. a good fit for Missoula

In recent decades, cities across America have worked to attract and grow information technology companies. It’s no wonder those businesses […]

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Grunke column: UM research is key to economic growth

For Missoula’s economy to expand faster than broader economic growth rates, innovation and entrepreneurship must take the lead. That truism […]

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Missoula Ranks in the 7 Top Tech Hubs Among America’s Small College Towns

Citing research from rankings of tech hubs in a 2013 report by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, a Kansas City, […]

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Miranda-Freer column: Improved air service helps local economy take off

From the day when Missoula Economic Partnership formally launched in 2011, one of our key strategic initiatives has been to […]

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Grunke column: Keeping business in the family

First Interstate Bank and Worden’s Market might not appear, on the surface, to have a lot in common. One is […]

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