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Sept. 8, 2011ST. JOSEPH, MO |  By: Wayman

Educating Entrepreneurs

A unique experiment is launching in St. Joseph, one that's giving future entrepreneurs real-world experience.

The Craig School of Business at Missouri Western is opening a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Franchise at the Old Russell Store Candies Store on Frederick Avenue. An Aspen Leaf Yogurt Franchise will also be located there. A video connection between the store and Missouri Western will also be in place, allowing for the retail operation to be a learning tool complete with customer intersection. School officials say experience will give students cutting edge work in becoming entrepreneurs.