Governors from eight Midwest states including Iowa asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday for a permanent waiver that will allow each state to continue selling a higher blend of ethanol gas year-round without restriction.
Messages on electronic signs are designed to make motorists correct bad behavior and drive more safely, but they can draw a driver’s mind from the road, said Joshua Madsen, an assistant accounting professor and behavioral scientist at the University of Minnesota who co-authored the study published last week
West Des Moines-based retailer Hy-Vee said it will ask “up to 500 additional employees” to move from corporate-level jobs to retail positions at its stores.
Supreme Beef wants to withdraw up to 21.9 million gallons of water a year from two wells in the Jordan aquifer near the 11,600-head facility in Clayton County. Opponents who spoke at a public hearing Monday say the feedlot will use far more water and should have new permit application.
Maher Brothers Transfer and Storage was started in 1922 in Iowa City as a company that worked moving consumer goods across the country after World War I. Today, it is led by brothers — and equal business partners — Tom and Tim Riley who have been at the helm for several decades.
Business News Apr. 24, 2022 7:00 am
The Gazette’s Business Notes is a compendium of the week’s promotions, new hires, certifications, added business lines and business events, among other items, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and the rest of the Corridor.