Monthly Archives: April 2020
Dupaco Community Credit Union is planning its newest interactive Learning Lab branch in the Corridor.
NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids will host Farmers Markets and Food Trucks, beginning the first week of May, to support small local businesses and farmers while maintaining social distancing guidelines and state regulations regarding COVID-19.
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted manufacturing supply chains and shut down entire sectors of the economy, leaving Corridor trucking and logistics companies bracing for impact.
The parent company of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust reported lower earnings in the first quarter, as higher provisions for loan losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic and one-time charges related to the sale of two businesses weighed on results.
After three years of record-breaking numbers, the Eastern Iowa Airport’s (CID) March passenger traffic dropped 44.4% compared to the same month in 2019, showing the stark effects of diminished travel due to COVID-19.
Customers are relying on broadband to take online classes, work from home, make telehealth visits and even to sign up for unemployment benefits. Meanwhile, they’re also accelerating their consumption of social media, entertainment download and online games.
Iowa’s First District Representative Abby Finkenauer today introduced a new bill that would provide $500 million over five years to retailers installing and converting their fuel pump infrastructure to deliver higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel.
Iowa banks struggled to get Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans processed on Monday after the second round of the U.S. Small Business Administration opened to technical problems that seemed much like a reply of the troubled first round.
Select businesses can reopen on May 1 in 77 of the state’s 99 counties that have shown downward trends in coronavirus cases, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced on Monday — but that largely excludes the Corridor.
Agtech company Rantizo is adapting its drone spraying technology this spring to help combat the spread of coronavirus in sports stadiums.