Monthly Archives: July 2013
Sheryl Crow performed at the Great Jones County Fair on July 18, with country musician Gary Allan opened.
Although they didn’t ride motorcycles or light pyrotechnics on the Great Jones County Fair stage, Motley Crue proved they are still one of the greatest bands to see live.
The NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids has had a productive year. The market, which opened in October, is the only one of its kind in the state, said Kristie Wetjen, market executive director.
The Iowa River Landing district in Coralville will reach another major milestone Saturday. Von Maur will host its grand opening event July 27. The 80,000-square-foot store includes new brands and space for existing brands to offer more products. The store broke ground in fall of 2011.
Sycamore Mall is undergoing major changes with its anchor tenant moving out this month. Von Maur will officially close its doors in Sycamore Mall on July 21.
Music fans in Eastern Iowa don’t have to travel far to see the likes of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lady Antebellum and Blake Shelton. They have all appeared at the Great Jones County Fair in recent years. For 2013, the July 17-21 fair showcases Sheryl Crow, Motley Crue and Keith Urban.
With the record growth Hiawatha-based CEC (Communications Engineering Co.) has experienced in recent years, the company discovered it was running short on high-quality leadership.
In the last year John Richard has traveled to five continents, all in a day’s work.