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  • Friday, June 23, 2017 11:00 AM

  • Friday, June 23, 2017 10:56 AM
    Iowa's pair of Republican senators have not yet come out in support or opposition of the U.S. Senate bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

    Friday, June 23, 2017 10:56 AM
    With data breaches dominating the news cycle for years now, the idea of hacking and cyberwarfare is no longer a fringe topic.

  • Friday, June 23, 2017 10:55 AM
    Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines officials will formally break ground for a new 58,000-square-foot rehabilitation hospital at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 27.

  • Friday, June 23, 2017 10:54 AM
    The U.S. Drought Monitor shows parts of southeast and northwest Iowa as "abnormally dry," but we've dodged the drought that has crept into parts of the Dakotas and Montana.

  • Friday, June 23, 2017 10:54 AM
    Tomorrow's tech workers may benefit from the discussions that went on this week at a summit of science teachers at the University of Iowa. 

  • Friday, June 23, 2017 6:00 AM

    Here's a list of local people in the June 23 issue of the Business Record and the page number of the article in which they are mentioned. Members can read all of this week's stories at and can access the digital version of the paper by clicking here.

    Linda Anderson, 4   
    Lee Birchansky, 4   
    Mark Bonnell, 13   
    Mike Bonnett, 14   
    Don Coffin, 4   
    Mike Colwell, 22   
    Patricia Cook, 4   
    Tej Dhawan, 4   
    Sally Dix, 18   
    Dave Eisenblast, 4   
    Kyle Gamble, 13   
    Andy Hodges, 16   
    Dave Lentell, 4   
    Matt Lundberg, 13   
    Rebecca Peterson, 8   
    Suku Radia, 4   
    Caitlin Stephenson, 4   
    Megan Vollstedt, 4   
    Derrick Young, 14

    Friday, June 23, 2017 6:00 AM
    I recently sat in for a couple of hours during the final day of a three-day Export Certificate Program that’s hosted biennially by the U.S. Commercial Service Iowa, at the invitation of its director, Patricia Cook. That small slice of time gave me a better appreciation for the complexities that Iowa companies navigate when they venture into global markets. 

    Friday, June 23, 2017 6:00 AM
    One of the interesting elements of Iowa’s surge in renewable energy is the debate of the appearance of the new systems. Some people love the look of a field of wind turbines, while others — including some owners of posh homes at the Iowa Great Lakes — don’t like the natural view disrupted.

    Friday, June 23, 2017 6:00 AM
    I had a hunch that many of us were mispronouncing the name of serial entrepreneur Tej Dhawan, who isn’t the type of guy to correct us.

    Friday, June 23, 2017 6:00 AM
    A minuscule portion of SBA-backed loans made in Iowa are being used to support direct or indirect exporting, despite higher loan guarantees the Small Business Administration offers as an incentive for companies to spur export activity. 

    Friday, June 23, 2017 6:00 AM
    Our friends at the U.S. Census Bureau reminded us of the diverse data the agency has on Iowa — such as how many dentist offices and toy stores we have. And how those numbers change over the years. 

  • Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:06 PM
    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will deliver the keynote address as the World Food Prize names their 2017 laureate on Monday.

    Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:06 PM
    Obviously, we live in an era in which mainstream, national newspapers have struggled to survive. Part of the problem is readers were trained to pay little, if anything, for news, but now are expected to. 

  • Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:00 PM

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