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General Mills continues to roll in Q1 as shoppers stock up

General Mills has reported its sales and earnings grew by double digits in the first quarter.

$51M ‘Banjo Block’ project receives CR’s support

A project that would invest $51 million to redevelop a largely vacant downtown block east of the Cedar Rapids Public Library into a 200,000-square-foot building with at least 244 apartments was approved for city incentives Tuesday.

Heen named president of MercyOne Medical Group 

MercyOne has announced that Rob Heen has joined the health system as president of MercyOne Medical Group/

Iowa ABD introduces COVID-19 compliance checklist

The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division (ABD) has announced it will require businesses with liquor licenses to complete a new COVID-19 compliance checklist. 

From forge to high-tech auto haven

Kirkwood Community College’s Automotive Technology Center in Cedar Rapids is both an incredible setting for learning about cars and a powerful recruiting tool.

Making school work

Corridor employers and nonprofits are trying to help parents juggling work and school routines in one of the craziest back-to-school seasons in memory.

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center set to close Saturday

The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center set up in Linn County to provide assistance in the wake of the Aug. 10 derecho will close Saturday at 6 p.m.

Raytheon Technologies to cut more than 15,000 positions

Collins Aerospace parent Raytheon Technologies will eliminate more than 15,000 positions across its commercial aerospace and administrative operations this year.

Real Success with Nate Kaeding: Marty Lenss

Former NFL athlete and Iowa entrepreneur Nate Kaeding talks with Marty Lenss, director of the Eastern Iowa Airport, about his love of flight, the challenges facing the air travel industry and where we go from here. Presented by MidWestOne Bank.

Collins secures $103M contract for helicopter avionics 

Collins Aerospace has been awarded a $103.5 million contract to produce and service multifunction display avionics for the U.S. Army’s UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters.




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