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IC dog community center facility to be named W.A.L.K.

The name ‘W.A.L.K.’ has been chosen for a private dog-themed community activities center aiming to open next year in Iowa City.

Mercy Medical Center announces furlough plan

Citing a substantial drop in revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids has confirmed it is requiring staff furloughs and leaves of absence.

Bar owners sound off on shutdown impacts: ‘We are being crushed’

Five weeks into an enforced shutdown due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, Bob Franklin is staring at expenses of $45,000 for October alone and barely enough sales revenue to cover his monthly insurance payment.

Lumber prices threaten to stall state’s homebuilding market

Home construction and remodeling have been among the bright spots of 2020’s bleak pandemic economy – but homebuilders fear that could soon change.

DeltaV launches training for those displaced by pandemic

DeltaV has launched new curriculum and a program that features fully-paid tuition costs, thanks to a grant from the Future Ready Iowa Employer Innovation Fund.  

IDT expands global footprint with launch of China office

Coralville-based Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) has announced the launch of IDT China, an official business entity to be headquartered in Shanghai.  

Tom Cilek’s New Best Friend: Craig Byers

In the latest episode of Tom Cilek’s New Best Friend, banker and master connector Tom Cilek sits down with Craig Byers, a Realtor with Q4 Real Estate, to discuss the derecho, what’s happening now in the Corridor’s development scene, and what he sees in the years ahead. Presented by West Bank.

IBC survey finds new optimism about economic future

Iowa Business Council members are increasingly optimistic about the economic outlook, according to results of the IBC’s third-quarter Economic Outlook Survey.

Marion conducting outdoor aquatic center feasibility study

The city of Marion is working with Waters Edge Aquatic Design to perform an Outdoor Aquatic Center Feasibility Study.

IDx rebrands to lead AI health care revolution

The Coralville company formerly known as IDx has renamed itself Digital Diagnostics after purchasing Boston-based 3Derm Systems last month for an undisclosed amount.

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