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An unprecedented stretch of news

By Joe Coffey | The Fifth Estate With all due respect to the generations of journalists who practiced their trade here in the Corridor before March 2020, I must say – they didn’t work that hard.

Freeze-dried for all

When you hear the term “freeze-dried foods,” what impressions come to mind?

Panel: Heading into 2021 with renewed hope

Five business leaders discussed recovery from the 'double whammy' of the pandemic and the derecho and how 2021 is shaping up for their industries...

Seeding the field

Coming off an unprecedented year that saw not only a global pandemic affect every aspect of the economy, but also a devastating derecho that...

Leaders prepare for a rebuilding 2021

If there’s one thing the 15 business leaders participating in this year’s Year Ahead forecast agree on, it’s that 2020 is going to leave...

Most Influential: Marion Mayor Nick AbouAssaly returns to top of 2020’s list

When the Aug. 10 derecho tore through Marion, leaving devastation, downed power lines and decimated buildings in its wake, Mayor Nick AbouAssaly didn’t hesitate. This...

Helping CR businesses

While many communities do this, it was nevertheless nice to see the city of Cedar Rapids survey a portion of its business community and ask what it can do to help after the devastating derecho that swept through on Aug. 10.

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