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Mike Malone Stepping Down As Northwest Arkansas Council CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/18/2016 3:41 pm

Mike Malone announced he will leave the Northwest Arkansas Council where he has served as president and CEO of the nonprofit since 2006.

Business Icons: Alice Walton Transforms Landscape, Reputation of Northwest Arkansas

by Jan Cottingham 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Like her father, Alice Walton has a vision for Arkansas and faith in Arkansans. She is an icon because she has made her vision a reality that is shaping Arkansas just as Wal-Mart shaped the state and, later, the world.

Internet In Northwest Arkansas Feeling Stress

by Marty Cook 7/18/2016 12:00 am

No one is complaining about the population and economic growth in northwest Arkansas, but all that growth is putting strains on the area’s infrastructure.

Health Care in Northwest Arkansas Responds to Growth

by Marty Cook 7/4/2016 12:00 am

Eric Pianalto, president of Mercy Northwest Arkansas, says big investments, such as the one his hospital is making, are critical if health care providers are going to have any hope of keeping up with the demands of the region.

Ashley Buchman Moves Into Vice Chancellor Slot at ASU-Newport (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Ashley Buchman was recently promoted to vice chancellor for student affairs at Arkansas State University-Newport.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Economic Development

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

An economic development resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Report Shows Northwest Arkansas Competing Well With Bigger Cities

by Marty Cook 10/2/2015 3:04 pm

The fifth annual State of Northwest Arkansas Region Report shows the region competitive in key metrics with other areas, including Austin, Texas, and Madison, Wisconsin.

NWA Airport Announces Nonstop Service to San Francisco

by Marty Cook 8/18/2015 8:39 am

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport announced it would have nonstop jet service from northwest Arkansas to San Francisco.

LPGA Tourney Showcases Northwest Arkansas

by Marty Cook 7/6/2015 12:00 am

The ninth edition — now officially the Wal-Mart NW Arkansas Championship Presented by P&G — was won by Na Yeon Choi on June 28 in front of large crowds, most of whom were rooting for former University of Arkansas star Stacy Lewis, who finished in a tie for third.

Northwest Arkansas Council's 3-Year Plan to Focus on Workforce, Schools

by Marty Cook 1/27/2015 2:16 pm

The Northwest Arkansas Council announced a three-year development plan for the region at its winter meeting Tuesday in Rogers.

Mike Malone on the NWA Growth, Expansion

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2014 12:00 am

Mike Malone, director of the nonprofit Northwest Arkansas Council, talks NWA growth, the creation of new business opportunities, and how the area's cities work together for the benefit of the entire region.

Wal-Mart Gives $450,000 Grant to NWA Council

by Marty Cook 6/30/2014 12:00 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville announced a $450,000 grant to the Northwest Arkansas Council on Tuesday at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers.

Survey: Northwest Arkansas Expects 2,000 New Jobs, $195M in Expansion

by Marty Cook 3/10/2014 3:03 pm

Northwest Arkansas companies plan to create more than 2,000 jobs and invest more than $195 million in expansion during the next three years, according to a regional employer survey.

UA Report: Northwest Arkansas Economy Outgrows Peer Regions

by Mark Carter 9/25/2013 10:37 am

The northwest Arkansas economy outgrew similar regions in 2011 and 2012, according to a report released Wednesday by the University of Arkansas.

Arkansas Ranked Twice in Forbes' Business List

by Luke Jones 8/9/2013 11:45 am

Forbes Magazine this week ranked two Arkansas regions on its list of "Best Places for Business and Careers."

Colleges See Need For Northwest Arkansas Outposts

by Chris Bahn 6/3/2013 12:00 am

As Northwest Arkansas has grown, so too have the post-secondary offerings in Benton and Washington counties. While the University of Arkansas enrollment topping 24,500 has been well publicized, other schools in the region are growing as well.

Arkansas Candidates Already Preparing for 2014 Races

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/21/2012 1:54 pm

The 2014 campaign for Arkansas' top offices had already begun before voters cast their ballots in this year's election. Now it's about to go into full swing.