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Fayetteville camp eviction pushes homelessness fight to new level, leaders say

Subscriber onlyService providers and volunteers have mustered to help scores of campers on undeveloped land in south Fayetteville get housed in the next few weeks. Continue reading...

Mercy earns recognition for diabetes prevention, a growing focus in region

Subscriber onlyMercy Northwest Arkansas will begin accepting Medicare coverage for a diabetes prevention program, the system announced earlier this month. Continue reading...

Dialogue among cultures in diversifying region takes effort, speakers say

Subscriber onlyConversations and forums about the value of diversity in Northwest Arkansas haven't led to many concrete actions in recent years, speakers at the Northwest Arkansas Young Professionals Summit said Friday. Continue reading...

Mobility forums bring new perspective, changes to Northwest Arkansas transit

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas's transit system is going in a new, perhaps more successful direction thanks to the advice of experts and transit leaders from around the country, officials said Wednesday. Continue reading...

Grant allows more patients, providers at developmental clinic for children

Subscriber onlyA three-year, $651,000 grant to the Schmieding Developmental Center for children with disabilities and other complex health needs will help recruit providers and double the number of patient visits, the clinic announced Tuesday. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlyA Republican co-chairman of the Wisconsin Legislature's budget committee said Monday that there are not enough votes in the Senate to pass a $109 million tax-break bill designed to keep open a pair of Kimberly-Clark Corp. plants in northeast Wisconsin, saving more than 600 jobs. Continue reading...

Washington Regional adds neurosurgery ICU as expansion continues

Unit focused on brain, spinal patients

Subscriber onlyWashington Regional Medical Center has opened an intensive care unit for patients recovering from surgery for strokes and other neurological problems. Continue reading...

Mercy Northwest names new operating officer

Subscriber onlyMercy Northwest Arkansas' clinic operations have a new chief operating officer. Continue reading...

Education savings program helps 200 Marshallese kids, nears second year

Subscriber onlyMore than 200 Marshallese children have received education savings accounts through a program that began last fall. Continue reading...

Arkansas Children's Northwest sees thousands of patients months after opening

Subscriber onlyAbout 2,200 children each month have received care at Arkansas Children's Northwest since it fully opened early this year, the hospital's chief executive officer said Friday. Continue reading...

Council initiative targets success

Newcomers focus of EngageNWA

Subscriber onlyHelping Northwest Arkansas’ newcomers participate and thrive no matter their backgrounds will bring a richer culture and stronger economy to the region, several business and civic leaders said Tuesday. Continue reading...

Fayetteville library expansion design nears completion, city review

Subscriber onlyThe design of the Fayetteville Public Library's expansion is nearly complete and should be going before city officials for approval before the year's out, architects and library leaders said Monday. Continue reading...

United Way focuses on nonprofit training; makes changes amid donation lag

Subscriber onlyUnited Way of Northwest Arkansas is accepting applications for its new nonprofit training program, part of a retooling the organization has undergone as it deals with falling donations. Continue reading...

Springdale School Board appoints new member, discuss employee honors

Subscriber onlyThe School Board's newest member is Debbie Creek, a controller for Harps Foods and Springdale Chamber of Commerce board member, following a board vote Thursday. Continue reading...

Arkansans generating solar power double, though group remains small

Subscriber onlyMore Arkansans than ever are generating their own electricity, though the financial benefit of doing so could soon change. Continue reading...

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