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  • Friday, September 22, 2017 2:54 PM
    The Iowa Economic Development Authority board today awarded Tyson Fresh Meats about $2.4 million in tax incentives to help expand a Waterloo pork plant. 

  • Friday, September 22, 2017 11:17 AM
    An analyst predicted China could import up to 20 million metric tons of corn a year, more than six times the current level, to meet a switch to greater use of ethanol in fuel, Successful Farming reported.

  • Thursday, September 21, 2017 2:40 PM
    Creighton University’s September Rural Mainstreet Index for Iowa fell to 39.9 from 42.3 in August, well below a level that would indicate growth. 

  • Thursday, September 21, 2017 11:24 AM
    The Iowa Chamber Alliance has elected Chris McGowan, president of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce, as chairman for 2018.

  • Friday, September 15, 2017 3:12 PM
    The Centerville Industrial park has joined 17 other Iowa sites certified as project-ready, the Iowa Economic Development Authority reported.

  • Friday, September 15, 2017 3:11 PM
    Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly to 3.3 percent in August, with the ranks of the unemployed increasing to 55,200, a number that is 7,800 lower than a year ago, Iowa Workforce Development said in a release.

    Friday, September 15, 2017 9:16 AM
    As Wall Street digested the deal announced Sept. 4 for United Technologies Corp. to buy Rockwell Collins, one number in particular grabbed the attention of the media and analysts.

  • A Closer Look: Mary Neubauer
    Friday, September 15, 2017 6:00 AM
    When Mary Neubauer moved to Des Moines after years in the bright lights of Lawrence and Topeka in Kansas, she was the newcomer looking for friends.

  • Thursday, September 14, 2017 10:23 AM
    The U.S. Small Business Administration has awarded $18 million in trade expansion grants, including $265,000 to the Iowa Economic Development Authority.

  • Thursday, September 14, 2017 10:22 AM
    Iowa’s shortage of jobs requiring high skill levels is a major cause of the state’s loss of workers to other states, Iowa State University researchers found in a new study.

  • Friday, September 8, 2017 3:48 PM
    The U.S. Small Business Administration backed nine private loans for a combined $2.1 million in Central Iowa in August. 

  • Thursday, September 7, 2017 3:41 PM
    Iowa Workforce Development will beef up internal controls after a state audit found deficiencies in the oversight of unemployment compensation accounts, state-issued credit cards and programs that receive federal funding.

  • Wednesday, September 6, 2017 10:38 AM
    The Iowa Leading Indicators Index figures from July suggest that employment growth will slow this fall, according to the Iowa Department of Revenue’s monthly report. 

    Tuesday, September 5, 2017 3:06 PM
    Nikki Syverson has been named director of Capital Crossroads, the regional visioning effort. 

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