UnityPoint merger talks with New Mexico system called off

UnityPoint, one of Iowa’s largest health care providers, is no longer planning a merger with a New Mexico-based health care system. West Des Moines-based UnityPoint operates 32 hospitals and 280 clinics in Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois. Earlier this year, UnityPoint announced it was negotiating a merger with New Mexico-based Presbyterian Healthcare Services, which operates nine […]

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May unenployment holds at 2.8%

The jobs numbers are out for May and Iowa Workforce Development director, Beth Townsend, says they are positive. “The unemployment rate