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Cedar Rapids Tourism selected for 2024 Smart Stars Awards

As part of the 2024 Smart Stars Awards, Media company Smart Meetings selected The Cedar Rapids Tourism Office and the City of Cedar Rapids...
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Former Stamats building to become new home of AbbeHealth Mental Health Services

AbbeHealth Mental Health Services, an affiliate of UnityPoint Health – Cedar Rapids, will be consolidating and moving office space to a new location at...

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza crisis spurs request for USDA action

With the latest case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) detected in a herd of dairy cattle in Sioux County, the Iowa Department of...
Greater Iowa City Inc. is welcoming summer interns to join Ignite IC and foster connections to the community.

Ignite IC aims to connect young talent to Iowa City community

A free event series sponsored by Greater Iowa City Inc. is seeking to recruit and retain young talent by fostering connections between them and...
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Harbor Freight Tools to open new Cedar Rapids store June 15

Harbor Freight Tools will officially open its new store in Cedar Rapids June 15, company officials announced in a release. The new store is located...
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, center, greets members of the Iowa Association of Business & Industry in the Davenport RiverCenter Great Hall before speaking at ABI’s 2024 Taking Care of Business Conference. CREDIT KENDA BURROWS

ABI members applaud Reynolds’ Iowa pro-business reforms

Taking Iowa’s state income tax rate from sixth highest to sixth lowest in the nation and slashing red tape are ways Iowa is growing...
Vermeer Corporation team members pose with their Coolest Thing Made in Iowa trophy during the Iowa Association of Business & Industry (ABI) annual conference in Davenport. Front row, from left, are: Vermeer team members: Kent Thompson, R&D senior engineering manager; Stan Fynaardt, assembler III; Terry Patterson, assembler II; and Mindi Vanden Bosch, vice president of operations. Back row, from left, are: MidWestOne CEO Chip Reese and ABI President Mike Ralston. CREDIT IOWA ASSOCIATION OF BUSINESS & INDUSTRY

Vermeer’s self-propelled baler is Coolest Thing Made in Iowa

The coolest of the cool products manufactured in the Hawkeye State is an innovative piece of equipment designed to make the grueling work of...
Streetscape view of the Iowa River Landing in Coralville.

Fashion accessory retailer Kendra Scott joins Iowa River Landing

Coralville’s Iowa River Landing (IRL) continues to expand its offerings with the addition of Kendra Scott, a fashion accessory retailer based out of Austin,...

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