courtesy: Bentonville Public Schools

Teachers and administrators from several school districts in Northwest Arkansas took a trip halfway around the world to get ideas they could bring back to the Natural State. The group from Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers, Bentonville, Siloam Springs, the Thaden School and Haas Hall traveled to New Zealand, which is one of the top academic performers in the world. Tamara Gibson, who is the Executive Director of Elementary Education for the Bentonville School District, discusses what she learned during the visit.

Saturday night Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville will host jazz in the galleries from 7:00 to 11:30. Robert Ginsburg, host of Shades of Jazz on 91.3, gives us a preview.

Retailers Readying for Holiday Sales

Nov 16, 2017
NWA Business Journal

This week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report includes a conversation with Rick West, the CEO of the retail data collection firm Filed Agent about how retailers are approaching the holiday shopping season.

Ozarks at Large for Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Nov 15, 2017

On today’s show, Tyson Foods returns to its home street, and we take a tour as the food giant shows off its new office building on Emma Avenue in downtown Springdale where the company began. Plus, Fayetteville is seeking a tenant farmer for a wet prairie park west of town. And Trike Theater brings some pig to the stage, and we hear why their new production of Charlotte’s Web breaks new ground.