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Digital Marketing: In content promotion, you must be present to win

One of our clients recently won a customer service award from a national review site dedicated to the client's industry. Elated, the client wanted ... »

More Iowa farmers turning to solar for energy needs

DECORAH — After harnessing solar energy for millennia to fuel photosynthesis, farmers increasingly are tapping sun rays to power their farms ... »

New additions coming to NewBo Market

CEDAR RAPIDS — Now in its third year of operation, the NewBo City Market continues to adjust its programming and shopping options.

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West Bank reports record income

WEST DES MOINES — West Bancorporation, the parent company of West Bank, has reported its highest first-quarter net income ever recorded by t ... »

Rockwell Collins sales jump 7 percent in second quarter

CEDAR RAPIDS — Rockwell Collins total sales during the second quarter of fiscal year 2015 climbed 7 percent from a year ago, hitting $1.34 b ... »

Bon Jovi checks out Cedar Ridge

Jon Bon Jovi wasn’t singing about “bitter wine” when the rock star stopped by Cedar Ridge Vineyards, Winery & Distillery in Sw ... »

My Biz: Managing boutiques for all seasons

CEDAR RAPIDS — Lisa Pfeiffer has always enjoyed the variety of working in the retail world.

“Whether you work in a big box stor ... »

Czech Village-New Bohemia launching two programs to encourage business development

The Czech Village-New Bohemia Main Street will launch two programs in May to assist business and property owners in the district.

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Carly Fiorina calls for action on gender pay gap

CEDAR RAPIDS — Possible GOP presidential contender and former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina called Wednesday for creating a ... »

Home sales rise in Corridor, State

Sales of single-family homes in both the Corridor and the state of Iowa rose in March when compared with the same month of 2014.

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CDC: Bird flu continues to spread, but risk low for humans

As bird flu continues to spread across commercial and backyard flocks, federal public health and agriculture officials stressed Wednesday that the ... »

Modine plant closing in Washington will idle 245 Iowa workers

A Wisconsin company is planning to close its manufacturing operation in Washington, Iowa, over a two-year period, idling about 245 full-time employ ... »

‘Shark Tank’ star to hear University of Iowa student pitches

IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa’s student union later this week will morph into a “shark tank” when businessman and ... »

Latest bird flu outbreak poses ‘huge undertaking’

The 3.8 million laying hens sentenced to death in northwest Iowa by the highly pathogenic avian flu constitutes the largest single loss in the curr ... »

Iowa farmers start corn planting, crops expected to contain more soybeans

Iowa farmers have begun planting this year’s corn crop, which is expected to be smaller than last year as some producers switch to soybeans ... »