RuffaloCODY acquiring Noel-Levitz

CEDAR RAPIDS - Two eastern Iowa businesses that help colleges and universities recruit and retain students as well as remain connected with alumni are merging. RuffaloCODY in Cedar Rapids is acquiring Noel-Levitz of Iowa City. Financial terms of the merger were not disclosed.

Cedar Rapids Gazette


Schweser's to open new store in Marshalltown

MARSHALLTOWN - Women's clothing retailer Schweser's has announced it will open a new store in early October at the Marshall Town Center. "Marshalltown is the right kind of town for Schweser's," said Ty Smith, president of Schweser's Stores Inc.

Marshalltown Times-Republican


Netherlands royalty to attend new Iowa plant's opening

EMMETSBURG - The king of the Netherlands plans to visit Iowa to attend the Sept. 3 grand opening of an Emmetsburg ethanol plant co-owned by a Dutch company. The $250 million project is a joint venture of Sioux Falls, S.D.-based ethanol-maker POET and Royal DSM, a biotechnology company based in the Netherlands. The plant will produce 25 million gallons a year when fully operational.

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