Matthew Patane


Wisconsin company eyes Cedar Rapids land for potential expansion

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Wisconsin company that built its first refrigerated warehouse in Cedar Rapids this year already has its eyes on an expansion.

Midwest Refrigerated Services has acquired 40 acres in southwest Cedar Rapids that the company's preside ... »

Iowa Medicaid enrollees won’t be able to switch to Amerigroup

Hundreds of thousands of enrollees in Iowa's privately managed Medicaid program will not be able to choose between the two remaining providers after AmeriHealth Caritas of Iowa's withdrawal from the program.

The Iowa Department of Human Services s ... »

First Hy-Vee Wahlburgers going into Mall of America

Hy-Vee's first entry into the burger joint business won't be in Iowa after all.

The West Des Moines-based grocery store chain announced Tuesday that it will open its first Wahlburgers restaurant in the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn.

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Thanksgiving holiday shopping hours in the Corridor

CEDAR RAPIDS - As some recover from food comas, adventurous shoppers will face the cold and crowds this week for annual Black Friday sales.

While many retailers already have started their deals online, the in-person shopping sprees begin Thursda ... »

Dunkin’ Donuts planned for North Liberty

North Liberty will get its own Dunkin' Donuts as a local franchise expands in the Corridor.

Eastern Iowa Food Service, the company behind five other Corridor stores, plans to build one at 618 Meade Dr. in North Liberty, a building permit filed wit ... »

Iowa women leadership group to put a focus on men next year

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Cedar Rapids-based organization focused on the development of women leaders will put the spotlight on the opposite gender next year.

Iowa Women Lead Change has announced an "And Men" theme for its schedule of conferences next ye ... »

Four Iowa businesses allowed to send beef to China

For the first time in 14 years, China began allowing imports of U.S. beef in late June.

Beef producers in the United States, including in Iowa, had long awaited the opening of that door. China had banned imports of U.S. beef in 2003 after a scare ... »

Swisher’s Cedar Ridge Distillery expansion a sign of future plans

An expansion of Cedar Ridge Winery and Distillery will double its whiskey production, which also could be a sign of things to come for the Swisher-based company.

#x201c;We're growing very methodically and cautiously,#x201d; Cedar Ridge owner Jeff ... »

History Center reaches Douglas Mansion fundraising goal

CEDAR RAPIDS - With a final award from the state Thursday, The History Center has met its fundraising goal to restore the Douglas Mansion.

The Iowa Economic Development Authority awarded the nonprofit $523,554 in historic preservation tax credits, ... »

Cedar Rapids Holiday Inn sold

CEDAR RAPIDS - A hotel in southwest Cedar Rapids has been sold, marking the latest one acquired on the hotel strip along 33rd Avenue SW.

Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Bird Dog Equity Partners bought the Holiday Inn Express at 3320 Southgate Court SW. Bi ... »