Monthly Archives: April 2016

Baird resigns leadership post at Economic Alliance

Dee Baird served as president and CEO of the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance for almost six years.

Satellite growth

Population gains among rural towns in the Corridor tied to commutes, schools

25 years in, Iowa casinos take to the shore

Iowa, the state where riverboat gambling got its start in the Midwest 25 years ago, will be down to just three water-based, state-regulated casinos by this summer.

North Liberty first in line as Vito’s expands

Vito’s on 42nd, the popular Italian-American cafe located in northeast Cedar Rapids for more than 25 years, will be coming to North Liberty this summer with Vito’s on 965.

Opening up the conversation

Corridor businesses are experimenting with podcasting as a way to connect with audiences and customers.

Sweetiepie’s to return with new location, name

One might say the company that oversees the Sweetiepie’s Chicken and Fish fry brand is getting a little closer to its southern roots – but only a little.

enTouch gets in touch with new Lifeline rules

New rules for the FCC’s Lifeline program point to good things ahead for enTouch Wireless, which has been an early provider of broadband-ready smartphones and data plans to consumers in the program.

EPIC Corporate Challenge launches statewide

A new public-private partnership launched by Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) is challenging organizations to make progress in developing female leaders in the workplace.

Terry, Lockridge & Dunn plans move to Town Center

Terry, Lockridge & Dunn and World Trend Financial plan to leave their 38-year home in the Dows Building this fall for larger quarters at 221 Town Center.

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