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Stamats Communication hired Chris Feit , previously with Kansas State University, as senior research analyst, and Tracy Thomson, previously vice president and managing director of University Partnerships, as senior consultant in its ESG division.
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In what could be the biggest overhaul of a downtown Iowa City block since the urban renewal era of the 1970s and '80s, a group of stakeholders is discussing the possibility of razing a row of century-old buildings to make room for a new development.
Everything will be up for discussion for the Marion Independent School District's school board on Monday, March 10, when administrators will present a list of recommendations designed to help the district make up for a $900,000 budget shortfall in time for the 2015 fiscal year.
But it appears that the regents' administrative staff may need to spend some time in the woodshed, too.
An electrician was found dead at the Penford Products plant in Cedar Rapids on Thursday morning, apparently the victim of accidental electrocution.
A 16-year-old Cedar Rapids girl convicted of second-degree murder told a judge Friday she has no communication or physical contact with anyone, except her lawyers, and doesn't have access to education, outside of a few "old" books at the Jones County Jail.
Federal authorities have filed charges against a Meskwaki man in connection with the machete slayings of his parents on the tribal settlement in February.
On the list of the "20 sleaziest ways to make a living," lawyers rank 16th - between oil company executives and soap opera stars.
Four Oaks and its Affordable Housing Network Inc. have been at it for two years now with their ambitious TotalChild housing initiative designed to turn around decline in an 18-block area of Wellington Heights in Cedar Rapids.
A Sioux Falls, S.D., furniture retailer will be opening a 55,000-square-foot Ashley Furniture HomeStore this summer in the former Target store across from Westdale Mall in southwest Cedar Rapids.
How much money arrives in Cedar Rapids and Linn County from Riverside and other nearby casinos? Very little.
Who reads a city budget when growing up, going to college or first entering the workforce? Or questions authorities to explain a matter until every detail is crystal clear? Few, if any, yet skilled reporters and photographers rely on these practices to become successful journalists.
Stolen wheelchairs that let people with disabilities play sports have been found hacked into pieces.
A Senate-passed bill seeking to crack down on adult social hosts who knowingly allow people under the legal drinking age to consume alcoholic beverages on their property was not hospitably received by a House subcommittee on Thursday.