RSS Feed businessrecord.com : All Latest News http://businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-07-30T03:34:39.6179132Z Des Moines' recovery from recession rated average, but city ranks high for millennial homeownership <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">Des Moines is on the downside of a list that ranks how well the nation's 150 largest cities have recovered from the session.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Des-Moines--recovery-from-recession-rated-average--but-city-ranks-high-for-millennial-homeownership/-3/248/64633 All Latest News Leadership Institute to expand class projects <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">More than one nonprofit organization stands to benefit from this year's Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute's annual project partnership. This year, class members will collectively select up to four projects to complete as part of a restructuring of the program, the organization announced.</span></p> <div><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><br /> </span></div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Leadership-Institute-to-expand-class-projects/-3/248/64632 All Latest News Elevate Advanced Manufacturing makes outreach grants to libraries <a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001B7wCnGmgnlvWnMwzeq8RnzDJeFYVx2dOy4S92D1nA7RqXtde2-4upSLb51idgjflCNnFZAdhOJSCl1IYA1fEo-5Y7WzCUxCD2GzeHtr7kdo=" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">Elevate Advanced Manufacturing</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">,&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">a statewide campaign to promote careers and training in advanced manufacturing, has given $500 to each of 15 public libraries and museums in Iowa to educate young people and their parents about career opportunities in the field.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Elevate-Advanced-Manufacturing-makes-outreach-grants-to-libraries/-3/248/64631 All Latest News Last day to register for International Traders dinner <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">Today is the last day to register for the International Traders of Iowa annual dinner meeting to be held at the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates on Aug. 7.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Last-day-to-register-for-International-Traders-dinner/-3/248/64629 All Latest News Several Iowans nominated for Silicon Prairie News' annual tech awards <a shape="rect" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">Bawte</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">, the Des Moines startup for an app that allows users to tag purchased items and receive product manuals or service information, has been nominated in the Best Creation category of Silicon Prairie News' annual awards, according its website.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Several-Iowans-nominated-for-Silicon-Prairie-News--annual-tech-awards--/-3/248/64628 All Latest News Homeownership nationwide is at 19-year low <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">Homeownership in the United States hit a 19-year low in the second quarter, according to the U.S. Commerce Department,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001B7wCnGmgnlvWnMwzeq8RnzDJeFYVx2dOy4S92D1nA7RqXtde2-4upSLb51idgjflCNnFZAdhOJSQBQDaTMni2YWnPF-L_opqb9QiI24sqc7JMe8Ab6DOdWYuaDhU5Q8v8GJPKquWgopWLmcG1k_qaHFCDBLSGoSl3jEQLh_yfqbgK7XS_ZiIYHGMeJrlTnZ2P2fBmzGzLMw=" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">Reuters reported</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Homeownership-nationwide-is-at-19-year-low/-3/248/64627 All Latest News What's new at the Iowa State Fair? Fitness classes (not on a stick) <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">Walking between vendors eating fried food on a stick may be the most popular activity at the Iowa State Fair, so this year, the Healthiest State Initiative is offering fairgoers free fitness classes and a tool to find healthier food alternatives.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/What-s-new-at-the-Iowa-State-Fair--Fitness-classes--not-on-a-stick-/-3/248/64625 All Latest News Des Moines Rotary selects outstanding firefighter and police officer <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Rotary Club of Des Moines has recognized a Des Moines police officer and firefighter for their "outstanding service above and beyond the call of duty."</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Des-Moines-Rotary-selects-outstanding-firefighter-and-police-officer/-3/248/64623 All Latest News Pioneer, United Way money grows greenhouse at homeless shelter <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">Central Iowa Shelter &amp; Services in downtown Des Moines has a new greenhouse in its courtyard and soon will begin to grow fresh vegetables to feed shelter clients and to help train them in food preparation as a potential job skill</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Pioneer--United-Way-money-grows-greenhouse-at-homeless-shelter/-3/248/64622 All Latest News Iowa Events Center more than doubles profit in last fiscal year <p _mce_style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">The Iowa Events Center earned a record profit this past fiscal year, more than doubling any previous profits on record.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Iowa-Events-Center-more-than-doubles-profit-in-last-fiscal-year/-3/248/64621 All Latest News Measuring the economy one pickup truck at a time <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Buying a pickup is affirmation that times are good - or at least getting better. If would-be truck owners are downshifting into cheaper cars, that's not a good sign for the economy,&nbsp;<a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001qfhKPlYj47TSn2uLV-3aYhTJnl_t17zx3oCCLm6iGeC297G90mrAqiFEH76N9a5_kFbnfzQ0eqAAaI5jyk6gw3tJqhaliHkoKcx_gAWEjmUHx1xDnWzeYJBDAvJ6Jg4kaLrZ_BSpO6IDGi1KD82jSvvOLj5G87frGeB9z6BGbnb8EBg0Yt3MS7yp1hUxtDeQ8mzwRfe7-SmzfM5EpMAJv2AM2Jknc_OPNQIslP8vSjo=" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="color: #1a63a1;">says The Washington Post</a>.&nbsp;</span></p> <div><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><br /> </span></div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Measuring-the-economy-one-pickup-truck-at-a-time/-3/248/64618 All Latest News Morning business headlines: 7-28-14 http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Morning-business-headlines--7-28-14/-3/248/64617 All Latest News NewLink Genetics working toward enhanced flu vaccine <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">NewLink Genetics Corp. will give a presentation today at an international conference in Canada on research that shows a technology it's using for developing a pancreatic cancer vaccine could extend into improving infectious disease vaccines.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/NewLink-Genetics-working-toward-enhanced-flu-vaccine/-3/248/64616 All Latest News NASCAR racer to sport "Get to Know Newton" logo <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">Skiff Medical Center in Newton announced that it has partnered with the Newton Daily News and KCOB radio in Newton to fund a "Get to Know Newton" promotion involving NASCAR rising star Jesse Little and his K&amp;N Pro Series race team at Iowa Speedway on Friday.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/NASCAR-racer-to-sport--Get-to-Know-Newton--logo/-3/248/64615 All Latest News For fifth decade, Ankeny seeks special census <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">Ankeny will pay an estimated $865,000 for a special census midway between the 10-year U.S. Census,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001qfhKPlYj47TSn2uLV-3aYhTJnl_t17zx3oCCLm6iGeC297G90mrAqiFEH76N9a5_kFbnfzQ0eqArbJUmQ9k4IiltLqUeVU4LbkRUtfyY6RQbKYGl0s6TDfAZfMbe9DDwV6NE0cjE7S441SGaAyYDLOXGG3u_XN5FDwEetT7fttK1fzMtYUYxOrdC7J3l0wuWJUbFSX9c7MAE7sGF4kptIZ6XG_Z_ptjyVg25xM1QIWc=" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">reports DesMoinesRegister.com</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/For-fifth-decade--Ankeny-seeks-special-census/-3/248/64614 All Latest News Web-based real estate company Zillow to buy rival <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">U.S. real estate website operator Zillow Inc. said it would buy smaller rival Trulia Inc. for $3.5 billion in stock,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001qfhKPlYj47TSn2uLV-3aYhTJnl_t17zx3oCCLm6iGeC297G90mrAqiFEH76N9a5_kFbnfzQ0eqCa8VOCBo0IKYlEHkM36pv2GOnCg5cBrZrGzEnoY7jZj-yaEbfG4uo7tYcSuypfids-bIO_xUK8B17qOHKrn5Xv038R5KfTz-a4dxHujXSbAduEv6FbFfcV" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">Reuters reported</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Web-based-real-estate-company-Zillow-to-buy-rival/-3/248/64613 All Latest News Female marketing execs share stories, life lessons <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">&nbsp;Takeaways from American Marketing Association - Iowa's Conversations from the She-Suite, held recently at Meredith Corp. in Des Moines.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Female-marketing-execs-share-stories--life-lessons/-3/248/64611 All Latest News Guest Opinion: The rise of the lady makers http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Guest-Opinion--The-rise-of-the-lady-makers/-3/248/64610 All Latest News Iowa Females You Should Know: Renee Hardman <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">Renee Hardman is the president of&nbsp;Hardman Consulting LLC, a Central Iowa&nbsp;human resources management firm.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Iowa-Females-You-Should-Know--Renee-Hardman/-3/248/64609 All Latest News Social Club announces its fall and winter programming http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Social-Club-announces-its-fall-and-winter-programming/-3/248/64602 All Latest News Registration open for Meals from the Heartland event <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Online registration is now available for the seventh Meals from the Heartland Annual Hunger Fight.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Registration-open-for-Meals-from-the-Heartland-event/-3/248/64601 All Latest News Apartment construction leads Greater Des Moines residential building <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Residential construction activity for the year continues to outpace year-ago totals, with apartment buildings and townhouses leading the way, according to figures released today by the Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Apartment-construction-leads-Greater-Des-Moines-residential-building-/-3/248/64600 All Latest News Hatten joins Holmes Murphy as senior consultant <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Susan Hatten has joined Holmes Murphy &amp; Associates Inc. as a senior consultant for strategic partnerships.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Hatten-joins-Holmes-Murphy-as-senior-consultant/-3/248/64599 All Latest News Your Friday Five: Takeaways from the week's business news http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Your-Friday-Five--Takeaways-from-the-week-s-business-news/-3/248/64598 All Latest News International Traders of Iowa to hold annual meeting Aug. 7 <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The International Traders of Iowa will host its annual meeting Aug. 7. &nbsp;Kuder Inc., winner of the Small Business Administration's Small Business Exporter of the Year in Iowa award and the U.S. President's "E" Award, will be honored.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/International-Traders-of-Iowa-to-hold-annual-meeting-Aug--7/-3/248/64596 All Latest News