Mar 12, 2024 - News

The Ear: You've been corned so you pepper beware!

Illustration of an animated ear of corn, walking past a cornfield.

Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

⛽️ Maverik CEO Chuck Maggelet is retiring and his soon-to-be ex-wife, Crystal Maggelet, is stepping in. He oversaw Maverik's purchase of Kum & Go last year and says the leadership change will not impact operations. (CSP)

🏝 Buy your own Iowa island on the Mississippi River near Muscatine for $1.5 million. (Des Moines Register)

⚽️ Norwalk's new $300 million sports complex will open in June. It features synthetic fields, a golf simulator and an AmazonGo store. (KCCI)

🏊‍♀️ Waukee released new designs for a proposed outdoor waterpark, including slides and a lazy river. (Des Moines Register)

⭐️ Today's headline maker, Eric Doll of WDM, won one of our pepper plants. (More on that below!)

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