Business

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 ... »

Seeing the business possibilities

Some of the reasons people move to Iowa, especially from urban areas, are obvious — more job opportunities, better schools and lower crime. ... »

On Topic: A woman’s perspective

The Association of American University Women released a report this spring that puts a bit of a drag on the celebratory nature of this month’ ... »

Consignment stores see mixed success rates

IOWA CITY — As you might expect, more consignment stores began popping up during the last recession and those already in operation reported ... »

Law: Don’t be mean-spirited

Employers get sued nearly every day by former employees. Here is a trio of the biggest personnel mistakes made by employers, and some tips on defus ... »

Unemployment rates fall in February

Unemployment rates fell last month in Iowa and the Corridor, where nonfarm employment increased from January.

The Cedar Rapids jobless rate f ... »

Foreclosures, delinquencies fall in Corridor

Foreclosure and mortgage delinquency rates fell in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City in January compared with the same month of 2014, according to CoreLog ... »

'Superstar' farmer wows with conservation techniques

WELLMAN — Iowa's tile-drained farms are notoriously “leaky systems,” by nature unable to contain all the nutrients both applied t ... »

Innovative online comic book dealer thriving

Jim Drucker is living proof that a man not only can learn to appreciate some nagging from his wife, but also build a thriving, innovative company a ... »

Corridor startups get state funding

Three Corridor companies were approved for state financial assistance Friday by the Iowa Economic Development Authority Board.

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Stocks tumble, oil surges after airstrikes in Yemen

By Michael Connor, Reuters

NEW YORK — Stock markets around the world were knocked lower and oil prices jumped as much as 6 percent on ... »

Iowa’s credit unions finish 2014 strong

Iowa’s credit unions saw lending growth in the double-digits in 2014, according to figures released by the Iowa Credit Union League.

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Groundbreaking set for NewBo development

Developers of NewBohemia Station will break ground Friday for the $4 million mixed-use building at 1028 Third St. SE in Cedar Rapids.

The fou ... »

Cedar Rapids program tries to connect veterans with jobs

CEDAR RAPIDS — Donnell Williams had five job interviews March 19. He hopes one of those works out before his unemployment benefits expire nex ... »