Monthly Archives: September 2012

Geonetric honored for workplace flexibility

Geonetric has grown from two employees in 1999 to more than 70 today, but it still has many of the hallmarks of a startup.

What’s next for downtown Cedar Rapids

When Steve Emerson, owner of Aspect architecture:design, walks through downtown Cedar Rapids, he sees it for what it could be.

Clinical trials impact economy

Clinical trials can save lives and boost the economy, according to a recently released report.

Recent UI grads start mapping, data business

Riley Gardam and Jacob Langenfield, recent University of Iowa graduates, skipped a few steps after graduating and started their own business right away.

Northside celebrates Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is about more than just beer.

A group of business owners in the Northside neighborhood, one of Iowa City’s oldest business districts, collaborated to organize the second annual Oktoberfest and are expecting record crowds at this year’s event.

Landfall: bridging cultures with music

The fifth annual Landfall Festival of World Music will bring more than 50 musicians from around the world to Cedar Rapids. But it wouldn’t be possible without a little help from neighbors in Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee, Minneapolis and Bloomington, Ind.

A tale of two home tours

[PHOTOS] After the city celebrated a milestone in housing redevelopment, Save Cedar Rapids Heritage called attention to properties that still need help.

A cupcake business made from scratch

Baking cupcakes started out as just a hobby.

It was simply an activity for Megan Knatz to do with her daughter. But it has quickly grown into a full-fledged business that is growing very popular with Marion residents.

New PCI facility hopes to benefit patients, downtown

The PCI pavilion is about 75 percent complete, with elements such as lighting and carpeting being installed and signage being added to the exterior. The building will be complete in February and start serving patients in March.

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