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Inside the fairy tale rise of Iowa insec...

By Cindy Hadish/for the Corridor Business Journal The fairy tale success of Simply Soothing, Inc., a family-owned business based in Columbus Junction, tells only part of the story. “People have romanticized all of that,” founder and CEO Freda Sojka said of the company’s seemingly overnight rise from basement operation to international sensation. “But it’s not […]

Community gardens grow neighborhood conn...

CEDAR RAPIDS – Dotted throughout the city, community gardens have been helping bring neighbors together, while providing fresh, nutritious fruits and vegetables at the same time. The Mound View Neighborhood Community Garden held a planting day on Monday, May 7, led by Carol Sindelar, the neighborhood association’s president, who goes above and beyond to find […]