Distributors and farmers already dealing with struggling supply chains could have even more trouble finding parts as the UAW began its strike Thursday.
More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers are hours away from a strike, a move that would send shock waves through the Cedar Valley economy.
Deere employees voted down the new contract offer Sunday night because of low wage increases and decreasing retirement benefits, according to one Quad-Cities union worker, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, because he feared retribution.
Stock of the Moline-based construction, forestry, and agriculture equipment manufacturer rose to $5.32 per share, resulting in $1.667 billion in net income, at the end of the quarter
The current six-year agreement that expires on Oct. 1 covers 10,100 production and maintenance employees across 12 Deere facilities.
The episode will air at 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1.
The Iowa Board of Pharmacy has placed the operating license of the Manly Drug Store in Grundy Center on probation for three years.
The Hudson City Council on Wednesday night unanimously approved holding a special election this fall on whether to sell its electric utility.
CEDAR FALLS — The urgent care clinic at UnityPoint Health-Prairie Parkway is getting a new home in the same neighborhood.
Iowa wineries adapted in 2020 with home wine deliveries, virtual tastings and intimate outdoor gatherings, but many winery owners are gearing up for a rebound in large events — where most native wine sales occur.
Begalske joins Trent Law Firm
WATERLOO — With warmer temperatures and vaccines readily available, many residents feel more comfortable dining inside or out at their favorite restaurant. It’s what restaurant owners and managers have been waiting for since the pandemic decimated business last year.
For Iowa, the overall index rose to 67.9 from March's 66.5. Any number above 50 suggests growth.
"I don't see medical aesthetic treatments as vanity treatments. I see them as confidence treatments," VanEe said. "When people feel their best and look their best, they show up differently."
A lot has happened to malls since their 1980s heyday. But local entrepreneurs are banking on a resurgence of indoor shopping again, and setting up shop at College Square Mall.
As a leading provider of news, information and advertising solutions in the Cedar Valley, I am excited to announce the launch of our Back to Business initiative. This program provides the ultimate opportunity for local businesses to tell their story — in their words — through branded content…
VGM hires and promotes
“A lot of things went horribly wrong that day, but it’s amazing what went right.”
MAXWELL (AP) — Sudden meat shortages last year because of the coronavirus led to millions of dollars in federal grants to help small meat processors expand so the nation could lessen its reliance on giant slaughterhouses to supply grocery stores and restaurants.
DES MOINES — When the COVID-19 pandemic first reached Iowa, Gov. Kim Reynolds assured Iowans her administration was ready.
Like many businesses, the Waverly Chamber of Commerce entered 2020 looking forward to goals and projects aimed at continuing the progressive spirit our community has come to be known for.
While many sectors of the economy are struggling amidst the Coronavirus, the local real estate market has remained unscathed and is, in fact, booming despite expectations the market would slow down.
Businesses came up with innovative strategies to keep going and engage with their customers. They began to adapt and pivot, recalibrate and recraft their strategies.