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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Junior Achievement reaches 43,000 Corridor students

Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa reaches more than 42,000 children in Eastern Iowa. For the 2013 school year, Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa impacted about 45 percent of children in the 10 counties it covers, compared to the national average of 8 percent.

Restaurant hopes to spur Kingston Village renewal

The city of Cedar Rapids granted construction permits to the owners of Popoli Ristorante & Sullivan’s Bar on Nov. 15, paving the way for the new Kingston Village neighborhood eatery to begin internal construction and interior design.

Heartland Express nearly doubles with acquisition

With a recent acquisition, Corridor-based Heartland Express became the fifth largest asset-based truckload fleet in the U.S.

Cheddar’s cafe brings 200 jobs

Cheddar’s Casual Café opened Oct. 14 at 2824 Commerce Dr. in Coralville.

Publication for international students celebrates third edition

AiCheng Magazine is a UI student organization that publishes a magazine each semester promoting cultural diversity.

UI alum receives education award

A University of Iowa alum is being recognized for his career-long dedication to encouraging education in science, technology, math and science (STEM).

Nielsen continues Corridor education leadership

Norm Nielsen’s career in education has broadened from teaching and coaching in a small school district, to now running a university on an interim basis in his retirement.

Businesses open, grow in Czech Village/New Bo

A clothing store is one of a growing number of new businesses in the New Bo district in Cedar Rapids.

Winter farmers market moves to Sycamore Mall

A move for Iowa City’s indoor farmers market could bring new life and new crowds to the former Sycamore Mall.

Staff moving into new UICCU headquarters

The University of Iowa Community Credit Union (UICCU) headquarters had the sign on the outside of the new building placed and last week, the American flag was raised.

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