Ames City Council will discuss internet improvements and flood mitigation in its meeting Tuesday.
Ross Wilburn, diversity officer and associate program director for community and economic development for Iowa State University Extension and …
The concerns Iowa State students and others who rent in Ames have with renting properties were laid out before the City Council by the Ex Offi…
Iowa State University President Steven Leath was unanimously approved by the Auburn University board of trustees Monday as their 19th presiden…
An act signed by Gov. Kim Reynolds ended the city’s ability to enforce residential rental-caps, so the council is left to consider whether the current rental housing code is sufficient to deter rental property encroachment in historically owner-occupied neighborhoods.
Joe Van Erdewyk’s growing City Council campaign grilled hot dogs and veggie burgers and laid out drinks and snacks at a pavilion at Emma McCarthy Lee Park for their "kick-off party" Saturday.
Collin Richards pleaded guilty to first-degree murder Friday in the killing of Celia Barquín Arozamena on Sept. 17.
The destruction of a queer pride banner in Ames early Tuesday morning demonstrates how LGBTQIA+ people continue to face violence, discrimination and harassment — despite the strides towards equality the community has achieved, and the pride on display this month.
Ames City Council did not pass the Guest Lodging zoning ordinance at Tuesday night's meeting, amid concerns it would not be enforced. The ordinance would have required short-term rentals (less than 31 day stays) to operate as Guest Lodging properties.
The City Council is set to vote for the creation of a new chapter in Ames municipal code on Tuesday night.
Josh Opperman is once again seeking a spot on the Story County Board of Supervisors after losing his 2018 campaign for the position by .96%.
A new assistant city manager for the city of Ames has been selected after a vigorous recruitment process. Debra Schildroth, selected from a nationwide pool of 70 applicants, replaces Bob Kindred who served the city for nearly four decades, retiring in the spring.
The Ames City Council will be joining the Ames Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday for a public forum to vote on previously-deliberated zoning agreements. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at City Hall in the Council Chambers.
Iowa Representative Lisa Heddens, D-Ames, said she will be putting her name in the running for Story County Supervisor.
Editor's note: The following story contains sensitive content regarding sexual harassment.
The Ames City Council repealed the Rental Cap Ordinance adopted in Spring 2018. The repeal comes in the wake of recently passed state legislation banning rental caps on single family homes and duplexes. While the city can no longer limit the number of rental properties in certain neighborhoods, occupancy changes made to the municipal code are unaffected by the new bill.
A parade was scheduled to be held in downtown Ames Monday to observe Memorial Day, but it was canceled due to forecasts of inclement weather.
In addition to their regularly scheduled meeting, the Ames City Council will meet Tuesday night with the Ames Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Transportation Policy Committee and the Ames Historic Preservation Commission afterwards. The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council chambers and is open to the public.
Memorial Day for many is a day to hold a barbecue, or take a weekend getaway, but some believe it should be more than that.
Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer for many, with the American Automobile Association (AAA) estimating that 43 million Americans will travel this weekend. Beyond creating a long weekend to get away and enjoy the warming weather or hold barbecues, Memorial Day has serious origins.
The Ames City Council approved the waiver of parking meter fees for the Main Street Summer Sidewalk Sales Tuesday night.
Student Government hosted its first meeting of the new Senate Wednesday, where the new Senate was seated and members were confirmed.
Ames City Council will meet Tuesday to discuss illicit massage therapists and sex trafficking in the area.
Campustown is becoming increasingly notorious for its complicated parking situations.
Ames City Council discussed the details of the Healthy Life Center plan and recognized Ames organizations at its Tuesday night meeting.
After a two week break, Ames City Council will meet Tuesday to discuss issues involving further conference on rental regulations, additional resources for the CyRide Buses and the next reading of the ordinance requesting to increase water rates.
The Ames Chamber of Commerce has joined business leaders from across the state to request lawmakers sign “common sense” immigration reform at the federal level in an effort to reinvigorate Iowa’s economy.
The Ames City Council approved a waiver of parking fees in the downtown area for the third annual Ames Pridefest during its meeting Tuesday night but not as many as Ames Pride requested.
Story County Emergency Management Agency is asking those in Story County to refrain from traveling in light of treacherous roads. The majority of roads are still impassable, as of 4:59 p.m. Sunday, according to the agency.
Four individuals have been charged with first degree murder in relation to the November 2017 death of Xavier Shepley, according to Ames police.
In terms of demographics and diversity, Iowa has some work to do.
Editor's note: The following story contains sensitive content regarding a sexual assault.
The Ames City Council will make their move on the fiscal year 2019-20 budget before their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday.
The city of Ames is asking for public input regarding the new Comprehensive Plan, which lays out infrastructure goals for Ames into the year 2040. They’re hosting two open houses in the Ames Public Library on Tuesday, the first from 3 to 5 p.m. and the second from 6 to 8 p.m.
Despite a trend of lagging state appropriations to the Iowa Board of Regents in years past, Gov. Kim Reynolds recommended to fully fund the universities’ general operating request of $499 million, in her fiscal budget for FY2020.
UPDATE: As of 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, Rodney Halterman, 18, has been arrested, according to the Ames Police department.
The Ames Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at a bank on Lincoln Way that occurred just before 5 p.m. Friday.
Fires are breaking out at the Ames Resource Recovery System more than ever, with an average of one fire or explosion per week.
The Ames City Council moved toward crafting an ordinance relating to short-term rentals as there is no language within the Ames code that differentiates or defines short-term rentals compared to any other rental.