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Johnson County supervisors to vote on travel ban to states with ‘religious freedom’ laws

JOHNSON COUNTY — A member of the Johnson County Board of Supervisors says the board plans to put a “travel ban” on county trav ... »

Judge blocks Allegiant Air pilot strike

A pilot strike at Allegiant Air — which flies non-stop to more destinations from The Eastern Iowa Airport than any other carrier — wa ... »

Edelstein Treasures mixes jewelry, nature and learning

AMANAS — As a child, Ithiel Catiri got hooked on rocks the moment he and his friends broke a geode open.

“It was filled with cr ... »

Farmland values fall on commodity prices

The average value of a good acre of Iowa farmland declined 7.6 percent to $9,924 over the past six months, according to a survey released Tuesday b ... »

School districts exploring propane as eco-friendly bus option

With emission standards and budgets tightening, more school districts are shifting from diesels to what they call cleaner, greener, and cheaper pro ... »

Corridor-related firms on ‘most ethical’ list

A number of companies with operations in the Corridor have been named to Ethisphere Institute’s 2015 list of the World’s Most Ethical ... »

Business columnn: The new skepticism

Even a gently thrown rock can bring down a glass house. That image came to mind last summer as I read a research note by two Ph.Ds. in finance, Jas ... »

Iowa City offers TelePharm parking incentive

IOWA CITY — City officials have provided half-priced parking spaces to Iowa City’s TelePharm in order to keep employees downtown as t ... »

Uber supports proposed state regulations, eyes Iowa expansion

DES MOINES — Ride-sharing companies such as Uber, which operates in the Cedar Rapids and Des Moines metro areas and is eyeing the Quad Citie ... »

I.C. may raise EntreFest funding to encourage future events

IOWA CITY — A city committee has recommended the Iowa City Council increase funding of a statewide entrepreneurial program with hopes that it ... »

State geologist: Frac sand mine small threat to water supply

DECORAH — The porous bedrock of northeast Iowa, known as karst topography, does not pose a great obstacle to the mining of frac sand, State G ... »

Ground Floor: Minnesota antique business finds home in Czech Village

Relocating for a spouse’s new job is always a challenge, but in Becky Olson’s case, there were a few extra steps involved when her hu ... »

Gasoline prices up slightly in Iowa

Average gasoline prices in Iowa rose less than a cent per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.40 per gallon, according to GasBuddy’s daily ... »

Profile: Marty Lenss says airport vital to pushing economic development

Marty Lenss, who became director of The Eastern Iowa Airport this past January, remembers the first time he boarded an airplane.

“I to ... »

CRST tackles driver shortage head on

CEDAR RAPIDS — Dave Rusch admits the jobs he's offering are tough.

“Four of our eight operating companies are team-driven, incl ... »