Business

Pancheros expands Cedar Rapids presence

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Coralville-based fast-casual Mexican restaurant franchise has expanded its presence in the Cedar Rapids market.

Panch ... »

Iowa farmers continue to make harvest progress

Above average temperatures and mostly dry weather allowed Iowa farmers to harvest corn and soybeans at a normal pace in the week that ended on Sund ... »

Most persistent property owners see property valuations cut

CEDAR RAPIDS — Most of the owners of the 54,111 properties in Cedar Rapids accept what City Assessor Scott Labus says their property is wort ... »

New custard, burger restaurant coming to northeast Cedar Rapids

Demolition began this week in preparation for construction of a new restaurant in northeast Cedar Rapids.

Freddy’s Frozen Custard and ... »

Iowa City makes ‘best places to retire’ list

Short commuting times and diverse employment opportunities are cited by Money magazine for naming Iowa City to its annual “best places to re ... »

Eastern Iowa Airport director search on track

CEDAR RAPIDS — A new director for The Eastern Iowa Airport is expected to be announced the middle of next month.

Josh Schamberger, cha ... »

Eastern Iowa Airport posts 10th record passenger month

The Eastern Iowa Airport reported its 10th straight record passenger month in September, despite canceled flights to and from Chicago's O'Hare Inte ... »

Ground Floor: Entrepreneurs’ boot camp inspires business

FAIRFAX — Jodi Manternach credits a women’s entrepreneurship group for giving her the nudge she needed to become a business owner.

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Renderings detail big downtown changes in Iowa City

IOWA CITY — The latest designs for Iowa City’s massive downtown renovation project detail widened sidewalks, enhanced overhead lighti ... »

Iowa leaving $53 million for Amtrak service sitting on the track

WASHINGTON — Right now, you would need $75 minimum and at least nine hours of travel time to get from Chicago to Omaha aboard an Amtrak trai ... »

Liquor sales are big business for state

CEDAR RAPIDS — Several bottles of highly sought-after Old Rip Van Winkle bourbon — which can retail for hundreds or even thousands of ... »

3 mistakes employers make in returning employees to work after an injury

Employees occasionally suffer injury on the job and face lengthy recoveries. Many employers take steps to speed recovery and reduce claims costs. ... »

Digital Marketing

Every business has — or should have — marketing goals and a strategy for how to reach those goals. Digital marketing is no different. ... »

On Topic: Innovators and troublemakers

Alan Turing suddenly is everywhere.

The English mathematician is the subject of a new movie, “The Imitation Game,” about the cr ... »

United Fire expects lower earnings

CEDAR RAPIDS — Catastrophic losses are expected to sharply reduce United Fire Group’s third-quarter operating earnings, potentially r ... »

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