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Godwin named permanent CEO at ACT

Janet Godwin has been named the permanent CEO of ACT Inc., the Iowa City-based nonprofit learning organization.

Heavy demand, disruptions keep appliance customers waiting

It started with toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Now the list of pandemic-related shortages is growing longer, with a months-long backlog of undelivered appliances causing frustrations for Americans riding out the crisis at home.

Wind on the rise in Iowa

Iowa’s wind, which last year became the state’s largest source of electrical power, has reached something of a tipping point, energy leaders say.

NewBoCo announces changes as Engelmann steps down

Eric Engelmann plans to step down from his role as NewBoCo’s executive director on Dec. 1 to focus exclusively on ISA Ventures.

BAE Systems breaks ground on new Cedar Rapids facility

BAE Systems broke ground Thursday on a new $100 million-plus state-of-the-art aerospace and defense facility development project in Cedar Rapids.

The pandemic changed banking, but what will stick?

Seven months after COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic and eight months after a recession was declared, Iowa’s financial institutions continue to adapt.

UIHC and Siemens establish 10-year partnership

Siemens Healthineers and University of Iowa Health Care have established a 10-year Value Partnership.

Iowa Leading Indicators Index increases again

The Iowa Leading Indicators Index increased 0.1% to 103.4 in September from a revised 103.2 in August.

Regents release details on new UI presidential search

The Iowa Board of Regents has released new details on the leaders and composition of the committee charged with searching for University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld’s successor.

ICR Iowa reorganizing with focus on external marketing

An economic development venture launched three years ago to market the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids area and attract talent to the region is reorganizing and dismissing its president and CEO as part of a shakeup leaders attribute to “challenging financial headwinds.”




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