Some Iowa small towns are growing, despite statewide trends

CEDAR RAPIDS — While most small town Iowans still describe their communities as safe and friendly, their close-knit fabric is beginning to f ... »

Rx online reaches out to rural towns

IOWA CITY — In 2012, high costs and a low patient population forced Roby Miller's family to close a pharmacy in eastern rural Iowa.

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Tenants of Hach Brothers building embrace wood, brick, natural light

CEDAR RAPIDS — When Mary Abel and Scott Zach were looking for new digs for their respective design studio and insurance businesses, they foun ... »

Tech Connect: Why you need to protect your data

Have you thought about what data files are important for sustaining your business? I would bet that they would include accounting files, personnel ... »

Integrated DNA Technologies moves into former Harley-Davidson store in Coralville

A former motorcycle sales floor may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of the ideal place for a company that synthesizes custo ... »

On Topic: It’s in the genes

At the end of play for the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, last month, Tiger Woods hung up his cap at 14-over 302.

He’d won the e ... »

Eastern Iowa Airport developing strategic plan

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Eastern Iowa Airport, with input from its staff, the Cedar Rapids Airport Commission and the public, will be developing a ... »

GoDaddy to shift 130 jobs to downtown Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — Competition among cities in the Cedar Rapids metro area for employers and jobs turned into a bit of a clash of incentive offe ... »

Report looks at Corridor’s strengths, barriers

Corridor companies believe the region has a high quality of life an educational opportunities, but say the lack of available skilled workers is the ... »

State awards tech start-up grants

Five Iowa technology businesses, including three in the Corridor, have been awarded grants by the Iowa Economic Development Authority Board.

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Midwest business conditions improve in June

Business conditions in Iowa and eight other states in the upper Midwest improved in June, according to a monthly survey of

supply managers. ... »

Record U.S. soybean crop planted

The nation’s farmers have planted a record soybean crop while reducing corn acreage by 2 percent from last year.

The U.S. Department o ... »

My Biz: Ushering in historic perspective at Ushers Ferry

Most people know that owning an older home comes with fixer-upper challenges.

Few people, however, would be willing to take on the challenges ... »

Iowa City church requests judicial review of Chauncey rezoning

IOWA CITY — The local battle between Iowa City’s Trinity Episcopal Church and a 15-story tower planned for construction next door is ... »

ConAgra to exit private label business

ConAgra Foods, the maker of Slim Jim beef jerky and Chef Boyardee pasta, plans to exit its struggling private label foods business, which has suffe ... »