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State suspends license of Clear Lake bar accused of selling cheap...

The state has suspended the liquor license of a Clear Lake bar opened in cooperation with the Surf Ballroom after workers were caught pouring...

With business down, Iowa breweries dread upcoming winter

In this new world of hand sanitizer and social distancing, getting a pint of craft beer looks different than just flagging down a bartender. At...

Business council paints rosier picture on economy

Executives of Iowa’s 22 largest companies are more bullish on the next six months after the beginning of the year saw the worst economic...

Governor’s economic panel approves call for boom in broadband, water quality,...

A group of Iowa business leaders handpicked by Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday approved 18 top priorities for Iowa that closely follow the governor’s...

Iowa nurse is fired after a patient’s family calls COVID-19 a...

An Iowa nurse was fired from her job after arguing with a patient’s family who said COVID-19 is a “hoax.” State records indicate that in...

Speakers: Small businesses may fail by year’s end without new aid

Without new aid from Congress, small businesses will struggle to stay open throughout 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic continues, speakers told the Greater Des...

Nation’s largest skatepark eyes spring opening in D.M., boost for worker...

Iowa gets plenty of national buzz as home to the first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses. But ask out-of-staters what they think of Iowa, and many struggle to...

Federal Reserve hopes years of zero rates will spur inflation –...

In a healthy economy, prices tend to go up – a process called inflation. While you might not like that as a consumer, moderate price...

Iowa’s unemployment rate falls to 6%

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 6% in August as the recovery from the height of the pandemic continued, Iowa Workforce Development reported. The...

Airport lobbyist: Federal help for Des Moines’ cash-short terminal project will...

The most critical piece of Des Moines International Airport’s remaining funding for a new terminal will have to wait until the new Congress is...
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