iowa businesses

Iowa businesses offer more hybrid options for workers

BY: - July 6, 2021

As more Iowans return to in-person work environments after a year of the pandemic, more businesses plan to offer partially at-home options for employees who want them. Hybrid working alternatives are a popular reality for businesses in the newest phase of the novel coronavirus pandemic, said Kevin Crowley, commercial manager at NAI Iowa Realty. While […]

Wedding celebrations return with ferocity, minor changes

BY: - June 11, 2021

Wedding celebrations are returning quickly as bridal parties’ postponement dates arrive and warmer weather returns to Iowa.  Local businesses are seeing a rush of post-pandemic bookings from summer dates to years in the future, and couples are contacting venues earlier on in the planning process to ensure they have dates, said Jasper Winery Wedding Coordinator […]

Money is running out for Iowa businesses that received paycheck protection loans

BY: - July 5, 2020

When the federal government offered businesses the first round of the Paycheck Protection Program back in March, Des Moines restaurateur Scott Carlson immediately applied for the aid, looking for a lifeboat as the COVID-19 pandemic shut down his industry. Now, however, Carlson and other small business owners in Iowa have found themselves running out of […]