U.S. Bank to close five Corridor branches

U.S. Bank plans to close one branch each in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Washington, West Branch and Williamsburg after announcing a new round of branch closures.

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Seven Corridor restaurant industry professionals have been named to the Iowa Restaurant Association’s 2020 “40 Women to Watch in Hospitality List” announced last week.

The hospitality industry has been wracked with forced closures, layoffs and a sharp decline in bookings as the coronavirus pandemic lingers, but this week brought signs of hope for three area boutique hotels.

The name ‘W.A.L.K.’ has been chosen for a private dog-themed community activities center aiming to open next year in Iowa City.

Citing a substantial drop in revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids has confirmed it is requiring staff furloughs and leaves of absence.

Five weeks into an enforced shutdown due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, Bob Franklin is staring at expenses of $45,000 for October alone and barely enough sales revenue to cover his monthly insurance payment.


Another important DeWolf gift

October 12, 2020

CBJ Editorial
The generous philanthropy of Chris and Suzy DeWolf, the owners of Lil’ Drug Store Products, Inc., is once again making an important difference for the Corridor.

Missing Collins’ balanced portfolio

October 5, 2020

CBJ Editorial
When Collins Aerospace was the independent company Rockwell Collins, it had a balanced business portfolio split almost half and half between commercial aerospace and defense.

Big Ten corrects a bad call on football

September 28, 2020

CBJ Editorial
“Leaders lead” is a well-known adage, but what happens when someone tries to lead and nobody follows?

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