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New hockey franchise promises moneymaking draw for the Corridor

The owner of Coralville’s new hockey team says he can guarantee it will bring fun, excitement and big-time sporting action to the city’s new Xtream Arena.

Rising wind turbines push Alliant past 1,000 MW milestone

Alliant Energy has announced the completion of its plan to add 1,000 megawatts (MW) of wind production in Iowa.

Bars reopen in Johnson County after prolonged shutdown

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has reopened bars, breweries and wineries in Johnson and Story counties after a five-week shutdown.

Diversity Straight Up: The ROI of social leadership

In the latest episode of the CBJ podcast, “Diversity Straight Up,” hosts Sarika Bhakta and Anthony Arrington talk with Steve Shriver, co-founder and CEO of Eco Lips, about being an ally in turbulent times, the return on investment when it comes to social and environmental leadership, and the journey of becoming a Certified B Corporation.

Mediacom issues $5.7M in credits following derecho 

Mediacom Communications will issue a total of $5.7 million in credits to 340,000 customers in Iowa, Illinois and Indiana whose service was impacted by the Aug. 10 derecho.

Johnson County bars ordered to stay shut another week

Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a proclamation Friday extending the closure of bars, taverns, wineries, breweries, distilleries, nightclubs in those Johnson and Story counties for an additional week,

CHOMP feasts as delivery culture grows

Companies that deliver their food to hungry customers are reporting record growth as many continue to shy away from on-premises dining.

August’s derecho leaves storage, quality problems for Iowa farmers

The aftermath of the Aug. 10 derecho will continue through the fall for Iowa farmers, many of whom will be tested by severe grain harvesting, quality and storage challenges.

Grants to promote postsecondary training and education

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced awards to 65 applicants for the Coronavirus Relief Fund Employer Innovation Fund Grant. 

ICDD encourages new patron, restaurant & bar pledge

The Iowa City Downtown District (ICDD) has introduced a new Downtown Pledge in partnership with the Iowa Restaurant Association.




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