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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Amana Colonies are a major economic engine

Area draws 800,000 annual visitors and $42 million sales

Nadicom plans $85 million iron foundry in Iowa City

The North American Ductile Iron Co. (Nadicom) has announced plans to build its first North American ductile iron castings foundry in Iowa City, locating here to capitalize on the growing wind-energy market.

Shedding light on dark times

University of Iowa Community Credit Union President and CEO Jeff Disterhoft summarizes nicely the reason why we have asked a number of area business leaders the same question.

Superintendent outlines goals, challenges for district

Stephen Murley began his new position as superintendent of the Iowa City Community School District July 1. He replaced Lane Plugge, who took a chief administrator position with the Green Hills Area Education Agency in Council Bluffs after serving the Iowa City district for 11 years.

Speaker: Innovation a key to economic growth

Robert Atkinson, speaking to a room full of Corridor business and education leaders last week, paraphrased Charles Darwin when wrapping up his address about innovation-based economic development.

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