Council discusses vending carts, Duff, HIRTA

28 October 2014, 10:08 pm

At a relatively brief meeting Tuesday consisting largely of discussion about possible changes to the city’s food vending cart regulations, the Ames City Council also moved forward with plans to help reduce traffic speed along a stretch of north Duff Avenue and provide funding for facilitated conve... Read More »

Iowa's state voting laws

28 October 2014, 9:17 pm

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Harkins honored by Story County Democrats

28 October 2014, 11:38 am

More than 200 people gathered Sunday at Prairie Moon Winery northwest of Ames to honor a “liberal lion,” retiring U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin at the Story County Democrats’ annual fall barbecue.... Read More »

HIRTA, food carts, Duff study on council agenda

27 October 2014, 10:08 pm

The Ames City Council on Tuesday will decide whether to approve funds to set up facilitated conversations about problems with Heart of Iowa Regional Transit Agency services, discuss municipal code revisions that would affect food carts and revisit a traffic speed study on Duff Avenue north of Lincol... Read More »

Harkin honored by Story County Democrats

26 October 2014, 6:38 pm

More than 200 people gathered Sunday at Prairie Moon Winery northwest of Ames to honor a “liberal lion,” retiring U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin at the Story County Democrats’ annual fall barbecue.... 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 »

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 »

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 »