Volkswagen’s U.S. chief knew of possible emissions violations 18 months ago

BERLIN (Reuters) — Volkswagen’s top U.S. executive will tell a panel of U.S. lawmakers on Thursday that he knew as long ago as the sp ... »

Clinton to detail sweeping plan to rein in Wall Street

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Reuters) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Thursday will unveil a sweeping plan to curb what she has ... »

New air quality fee rules approved

A state panel on Thursday gave initial approval to new rules establishing fees for air quality applications and notification.

The fees, if gi ... »

Volkswagen board in crisis talks ahead of emissions scandal deadlines

WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) — Volkswagen’s supervisory board was holding crisis talks on Wednesday, facing deadlines from German reg ... »

Analyst: Expect short-term gas price spike in Iowa, across Midwest

Gas prices in Iowa and other Midwestern states could spike as much as 30 cents in the next week due to a larger than typical slate of maintenance w ... »

MyBiz: Butter Me Up continues to spread

CEDAR RAPIDS — Tracey Norman, a health-conscious nurse, began making all-natural peanut butter for her family a few years ago.

She th ... »

Raygun to anchor NewBo Station development

CEDAR RAPIDS — Raygun, a Des Moines-based retailer known for its irreverent, snarky slogans on T-shirts and other screen-printed items, will ... »

Alliant Energy seeks solar projects

If you are a solar energy developer considering a fairly large scale installation, Alliant Energy would like to hear from you.

The Madison, W ... »

Sephora opening new store inside JCPenney at Westdale

CEDAR RAPIDS — Sephora will open a new location Oct. 16 inside the JCPenney store at Westdale, officials from both companies said Tuesday. ... »

TMone founder repurchases business

IOWA CITY — Fresh from announcing that his 10 percent stake in a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team is for sale, Corridor entrepreneur Anthony Ma ... »

Wellmark to participate in 2017 Iowa marketplace enrollment period

After several years of wading in the calmer waters outside of the federal exchange marketplace, Des Moines-based Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shiel ... »

Ground Floor: New pilates business owner spreads her wings

Donna Johnson Herring views Pilates as the catalyst for her personal growth, which she likens to the transformation of a caterpillar into a butterf ... »

California-based Next Issue Media opens Coralville office

CORALVILLE — Officials with a California-based digital magazine application company have opened a new office in Coralville.

Earlier th ... »

Branstad sets goal for job training

Gov. Terry Branstad wants Iowans to have the skills needed to take advantage of employment opportunities projected by a new study.

A report r ... »

Deere, Whirlpool reach labor deals

Deere & Co. and Whirlpool Corp., companies with significant manufacturing operations in Eastern Iowa, have reached agreement on new union contracts ... »