Nevada Jeep Show- Fun with All Things Jeep

19 September 2014, 5:16 pm

NEVADA, Iowa- Paula Brown of Story City commutes in her jeep from Story City to an Ames bank, where she works. Her shiny red Jeep Wrangler was bought last November. “Mine’s a daily driver, we have a toy that we play with off-roading,” says Brown. She says she likes to take their other jeep off... Read More »

AMOS hosts immigration conversation

18 September 2014, 10:08 pm

An immigration reform advocate from Marshalltown whose brother is facing deportation led a community discussion on immigration Thursday night at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.... Read More »

Story County GOP highlights Olson ethics complaint

18 September 2014, 5:23 am

The Story County Republican Party is pointing to an ethics complaint filed against Lauris Olson, an independent candidate for county supervisor, to cast her as a hypocrite for criticizing the Board of Supervisors’ practices while failing to follow Iowa law herself in a recent campaign advertisemen... Read More »

Texas pipeline company meets with county officials

17 September 2014, 8:09 am

Representatives with the Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners LP, one of them a lobbyist based in Des Moines, met with Story County officials last Friday to discuss the company’s plans to build an underground crude oil pipeline across 17 Iowa counties.... Read More »

International spouses discover Ames: City, ISU groups help new Ames residents adapt

16 September 2014, 10:17 pm

Spouses of international students at Iowa State face the challenges of a new country and new culture. Engaging International Spouses, a campus program, helps those spouses learn about Ames.... Read More »

Lawmakers discuss Iowa Juvenile Home closure

9 September 2014, 12:08 am

The three state legislators who represent Ames discussed their opposition to a decision by Republican Gov. Terry Branstad to shutter the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo during a meeting of the Story County Juvenile Justice Committee Monday at Pizza Ranch.... Read More »

Judge won’t dimiss Palo’s defamation suit

30 August 2014, 12:08 am

A Story County District Court judge has denied a motion to dismiss the defamation lawsuit filed by former Ames High School and Iowa State University basketball player Bubu Palo against the woman who accused him of rape and her mother.... Read More »

Boone Radio Host Killed in Motorcycle Accident

28 August 2014, 9:52 pm

AMES, Iowa — A Boone radio host was killed in a motorcycle accident in Story County Thursday night. The Story County Sheriff’s Office says Ben Parsons, 52, was killed when he was thrown from his motorcycle in the west bound lane of Highway 30 west of University Avenue Exit and just east of the S... Read More »

Emerald Ash Borer confirmed found in Story County

25 August 2014, 11:08 pm

The detection of two Emerald Ash Borer larvae in an ash tree in a residential neighborhood in Story City has made Story County the 13th county in Iowa to have a confirmed infestation of the invasive beetle.... Read More »

About Us

25 August 2014, 3:29 am

Welcome to the Ames Tribune, central Iowa's Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper. The Ames Tribune traces its roots to 1868 and a publication called The Intelligencer. Over the decades, the newspaper underwent mergers and ownership changes, along with multiple name changes.... Read More »