Monthly Archives: August 2017

UTC bid for Rockwell Collins taken seriously

An unconfirmed bid by United Technologies Corp (UTC). to acquire Rockwell Collins has already raised concerns about losing a local headquarters operations and boosted Rockwell Collins shares sharply in the last week.

Kalona SuperNatural to offer 100 percent grass-fed milk

Kalona SuperNatural has announced that it is the first dairy brand to offer 100 percent grass-fed products certified by the American Grassfed Association (AGA). In early 2018, two new products with this certification will be hitting store shelves, Plain and Vanilla Organic, 100% Grass-fed Cultured Whole Milk Kefir.

Open house for new UI Heart and Vascular Center set for Sept. 13

University of Iowa Health Care will host an open house for its new UI Heart and Vascular Center clinic from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at 4800 John Pappajohn Pavilion (elevator I, level 4) at UI Hospitals and Clinics.  The event is free and open and to the public. 

Delta Dental foundation awards grants to Iowa organizations

The Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation has awarded $112,800 to four Iowa organizations to improve the oral health and overall of Iowans. The grants are part of the Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation’s large mini-grant program that awards organizations funding to support oral health projects.

Wooden Wheel Vineyards bottles flavors of rural Iowa

History is hard to miss at Wood­en Wheel Vineyards, a 120-acre, five-gen­eration farm in western Washington County.

Inside Iowa City’s new ‘vue’

Iowa City’s new Vue rooftop restaurant and bar, seated atop the 12-story Hilton Garden Inn, is expected to become an in­stant draw when it opens this October.

Hawkeye Hotels raises its sights

The Coralville-based company is adding thousands of rooms while also going upscale.

New group ‘calls’ Corridor leaders to action

After Iowa City’s new business networking group, BLICC, saw immediate success, its founders decided to spread the entrepre­neurial love to Cedar Rapids.

CR businesses upbeat on city – minus floods

The latest survey of Cedar Rapids busi­nesses found flood protection to be the largest single area of concern in an overall favorable business climate.

Kirkwood adapts continuing ed to changing market

Adjusting to the lifelong learning pref­erences of millennials is just one of the many ways the state’s largest provider of continuing education is adapting to the Corridor’s changing needs.

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