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Goose Island landlords worry 'railroad trolls' will derail North Side development - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:38

Chicago Tribune

Goose Island landlords worry 'railroad trolls' will derail North Side development
Chicago Tribune
Rail cars have been placed there by Chicago-based Iowa Pacific Holdings, whose businesses include rail car storage. Iowa Pacific owns the Chicago Terminal Railroad line. The rail cars' arrival, closely following the City Council's recent approval of ...

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Company: 4 injured in explosion at eastern Iowa steel mill - News & Observer

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:38

Company: 4 injured in explosion at eastern Iowa steel mill
News & Observer
Davenport television station KWQC reports that Gerdau Ameristeel said in a news release Thursday morning that it has temporarily suspended operations at its plant in Wilton, Iowa, following the late Wednesday evening explosion. The company says the ...

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Company: 4 injured in explosion at eastern Iowa steel mill - Miami Herald

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:38

Company: 4 injured in explosion at eastern Iowa steel mill
Miami Herald
An eastern Iowa steel mill has interrupted operations after an explosion hurt three employees and a contractor. Davenport television station KWQC reports that Gerdau Ameristeel said in a news release Thursday morning that it has temporarily suspended ...

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Iowa Chamber Alliance names McGowan chairman - Business Record

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:24

Iowa Chamber Alliance names McGowan chairman
Business Record
The Iowa Chamber Alliance has elected Chris McGowan, president of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce, as chairman for 2018. Molly Grover, president and CEO of the Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce, will be vice chairwoman and Doug Neumann, ...

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Iowa Chamber Alliance names McGowan chairman - Business Record

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:24

Iowa Chamber Alliance names McGowan chairman
Business Record
The Iowa Chamber Alliance has elected Chris McGowan, president of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce, as chairman for 2018. Molly Grover, president and CEO of the Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce, will be vice chairwoman and Doug Neumann, ...

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Long hours expected at family-owned elevator - Iowa Farmer Today

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:27

Iowa Farmer Today

Long hours expected at family-owned elevator
Iowa Farmer Today
And like farmers, Thys said company staff have many job descriptions, performing all maintenance and construction of drags and grain legs. Given the cost of grain storage and handling equipment, the Thys family has a lot invested in their family ...

Local Retail Legend Al's Formal Wear Sold to Iowa Company - Houstonia Magazine

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:03

Houstonia Magazine

Local Retail Legend Al's Formal Wear Sold to Iowa Company
Houstonia Magazine
Al's Formal Wear, the retailer that has outfitted Houston men for special occasions for generations, has been acquired by Iowa-based retailer Tip Top Tux. The sale adds 54 Al's Formal Wear locations spread throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado and ...

Principal, University of Iowa Launch Quant Stock-Picking Competition - Business Wire (press release)

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:00

Principal, University of Iowa Launch Quant Stock-Picking Competition
Business Wire (press release)
DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Principal Financial Group®, in partnership with the University of Iowa, is launching its first Principal Challenge in Analytics Innovation, a crowdsourced, problem-solving competition among undergraduate students to ...

Reynolds talks workforce, growth in PJ - The Daily Nonpareil

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:29

The Daily Nonpareil

Reynolds talks workforce, growth in PJ
The Daily Nonpareil
PACIFIC JUNCTION — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg continued their swing through southwest Iowa Wednesday, making stops in Pacific Junction, Shenandoah and Clarinda a day after taking part in two events in Council Bluffs. In Pacific ...
Kim Reynolds visits southwest IowaKMAland
Officials: Iowa's budget won't prompt special sessionMiami Herald

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Iowa Missing Out On Sales Tax Revenues From Online Retail Purchases - whotv.com

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 23:21

whotv.com

Iowa Missing Out On Sales Tax Revenues From Online Retail Purchases
whotv.com
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Businesses that have a Nexus, or physical presence in the state, are obligated to collect sales tax, but if a business does not have a physical Nexus in Iowa, under current federal law they are not obligated to collect on behalf of ...

Alec Ross: Data will power industries of the future - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 21:49

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Alec Ross: Data will power industries of the future
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
His speech and a “Celebration of Iowa” event started the Iowa Ideas conference, a two-and-a-half-day gathering of leaders in Iowa's business, academic and political worlds to address the questions facing Iowa's future. Speaking at the Paramount Theatre ...

Mercy-Iowa City cuts 65 positions, will leave another 50 unfilled ... - Business Record

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:10

Mercy-Iowa City cuts 65 positions, will leave another 50 unfilled ...
Business Record
Citing financial challenges, Mercy-Iowa City will eliminate or reduce hours for 65 full- and part-time employees and leave dozens of empty positions unfilled,&n.

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Mercy-Iowa City cuts 65 positions, will leave another 50 unfilled - Business Record

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:10

Mercy-Iowa City cuts 65 positions, will leave another 50 unfilled
Business Record
Citing financial challenges, Mercy-Iowa City will eliminate or reduce hours for 65 full- and part-time employees and leave dozens of empty positions unfilled, the Corridor Business Journal reported. Shane Cerone, Mercy-Iowa City's newly appointed ...

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Iowa Supreme Court hears woman's $75 speeding ticket case - STLtoday.com

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:11

STLtoday.com

Iowa Supreme Court hears woman's $75 speeding ticket case
STLtoday.com
Marla Leaf, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and her husband Bill, right, leave the Iowa Supreme Court building, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in Des Moines, Iowa. Leaf says she was wrongly ticketed by an automated traffic camera when she wasn't speeding and has ...
The Latest: Iowa Supreme Court hears $75 traffic ticket caseFox Business

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The Latest: Iowa Supreme Court hears $75 traffic ticket case - Fox Business

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:56

The Spokesman-Review

The Latest: Iowa Supreme Court hears $75 traffic ticket case
Fox Business
The Iowa Supreme Court has taken the unusual move of hearing a small claims case stemming from a speeding ticket. The court Wednesday heard a case brought by 67-year-old Marla Leaf, who argued her constitutional rights were violated after an ...
Iowa Supreme Court to hear woman's $75 speeding ticket caseBeloit Daily News
Iowa Supreme Court hears woman's $75 speeding ticket caseMiami Herald

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Iowa Supreme Court to hear woman's $75 speeding ticket case | AP ... - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:32

The Spokesman-Review

Iowa Supreme Court to hear woman's $75 speeding ticket case | AP ...
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
An Iowa woman who says she was wrongly ticketed by an automated traffic camera when she wasn't speeding is taking her case involving a $75 fine to the state ...
Iowa Supreme Court hears woman's $75 speeding ticket caseMiami Herald

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Eastern Iowa banker receives Leach award - Business Record

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:34

Eastern Iowa banker receives Leach award
Business Record
Bob Steen, chairman and CEO of Bridge Community Bank, an employee-owned community bank in eastern Iowa, received the James A. Leach Leadership Award during the annual convention of the Iowa Bankers Association. Steen has spent more than 45 ...

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Woodbine eatery featured in Iowa Main Street event - The Daily Nonpareil

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 09:07

The Daily Nonpareil

Woodbine eatery featured in Iowa Main Street event
The Daily Nonpareil
Woodbine is one of 54 communities certified as an Iowa Main Street Community, a state program focusing on the redevelopment of the downtown sections of smaller communities. Woodbine is among a number of these communities taking part in this first-time ...

Eastern Iowa city officials seek occupants for old barge - Sacramento Bee

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:13

Eastern Iowa city officials seek occupants for old barge
Sacramento Bee
An eastern Iowa city is seeking business occupants for an old casino restaurant barge. The Hawk Eye in Burlington reports that Keokuk accepted the old Davenport Rhythm City Casino restaurant barge as a donation in May, and now city officials are ...

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Eastern Iowa city officials seek occupants for old barge - Miami Herald

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:13

Eastern Iowa city officials seek occupants for old barge
Miami Herald
An eastern Iowa city is seeking business occupants for an old casino restaurant barge. The Hawk Eye in Burlington reports that Keokuk accepted the old Davenport Rhythm City Casino restaurant barge as a donation in May, and now city officials are ...

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