County Democrats to honor Harkins Sunday

25 October 2014, 1:08 am

The Story County Democrats will feature special guests Tom and Ruth Harkin at their annual fall barbecue Sunday at Prairie Moon Winery as the retiring U.S. senator prepares to leave office.... Read More »

Supervisor hopefuls discuss economic development at Chamber forum

25 October 2014, 1:08 am

The four candidates for the Story County Board of Supervisors met again at a Friday forum that focused largely on economic development, the county’s roads and bridges and the restructuring of county government.... Read More »

Sanders touts successes as county supervisor

24 October 2014, 4:14 am

Incumbent Story County Supervisor Rick Sanders, an Ames Republican, visited with the Ames Tribune editorial board on Thursday, touting the Board of Supervisors’ work over the past four years to improve the county’s budgeting practices and focus on priorities including funding road and bridge rep... Read More »

Toot makes his case for re-election

24 October 2014, 4:14 am

Democrat Paul Toot met with the Ames Tribune editorial board on Thursday to make his case for a second term on the Story County Board of Supervisors. He pointed to the board’s shared successes over the past four years in balancing the county budget, trimming department fat and reducing the county ... Read More »

Sexual assault charge against Ames man dismissed

24 October 2014, 4:13 am

The Story County Attorney’s Office has dismissed the charge against an Ames man who was accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old runaway girl in his apartment.... Read More »

ISU clears Ash trees to combat Emerald Ash Borer

23 October 2014, 10:17 pm

The fight against the Emerald Ash Borer continues as Iowa State and the city of Ames wage war on the pests affecting trees in the county.... Read More »

Iowa State University Early Voting This Week

16 October 2014, 10:46 am

AMES, Iowa- Students at Iowa State University have been voting early this week. This is prior to the election deciding who our next Governor, U.S. Senator, and Congressman will be. Story County Auditor Lucy Martin said conversations began last January of 2013 with Iowa State as to the possibility of... Read More »

County candidates discuss juvenile justice issues

13 October 2014, 5:38 pm

Candidates for county attorney and the Story County Board of Supervisors met in Ames Monday to discuss issues of importance to at-risk youth with local advocates.... Read More »

Con-Struct awarded trail resurfacing contract

9 October 2014, 12:10 am

The Story County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday awarded Con-Struct Inc. of Ames a $111,342 contract for the resurfacing of portions of the Heart of Iowa Nature Trail and Prairie Rail Trail that were washed away by flooding last year.... Read More »

Story County hosts County Candidate forum

5 October 2014, 6:17 pm

Candidates for elected offices in Story County met for a county candidate forum in the council chambers of the Ames City Hall Oct. 2.... Read More »