Branstad issues disaster declaration for Story County

27 September 2016, 12:09 pm

22, 2016. Rick Sanders, the Story County Emergency Management Commission chair, requested the declaration, which activates the State of Iowa Individual Assistance Program for the county. The Mid-Iowa Community Action (MICA) office in Ames will manage the ...... Read More »

Rain floods the streets of Ames

23 September 2016, 3:15 am

Kindred says Iowa State University campus managed to avoid ... He says many cars were left abandoned in streets and were damaged by the water. Ames police, fire and city staff, plus Story County Emergency Management spent much of the night assisting ...... Read More »

More Flooding in Central Iowa

23 September 2016, 1:26 am

Officials in Ames Iowa have been busy through the night after nearly five ... Ames police, fire and city staff plus Story County Emergency Management spent much of the night assisting residents impacted by the high water.... Read More »

Conservation-Those Tiny Little Predators By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director

22 September 2016, 8:58 pm

retired from his Story County Director position a few years ago . He continues to write a column over in Ames and I'll check in on what he is writing about every once in a while to catch up and maybe gain inspiration for my own column.... Read More »

IA School Accused of Botching Assault Probe

19 September 2016, 12:19 pm

AMES, Iowa (CN) — A former student claims in court that ... under which the assault could have been worse," according to a complaint filed Sept. 9 in Story County District Court. When Maher withdrew from the university for the remainder of the spring ...... Read More »

Iowa State botched response to 2014 rape, lawsuit alleges

14 September 2016, 9:52 am

AMES, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa State University student is suing ... A university spokesman says Iowa State hasn't been served with the lawsuit, which was filed last week in Story County. The plaintiff's attorney, Andrew Zbaracki, said his client ...... Read More »

Ames Residents Thank Story County Veterans

11 May 2016, 10:12 am

AMES, Iowa -- Residents in Ames said "Thank you" to its veterans ... And last year, we had 90,” said Brett McLain, director of Story County Veterans Affairs. This was the second year it's been called Veterans Appreciation Day, but the fourth time Ames ...... Read More »

Volunteer Center of Story County: April 10

8 April 2016, 10:00 pm

The Volunteer Center of Story County connects people of all ages with volunteer opportunities ... e-mail or visit from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 110 Crystal St, Ames, Iowa 50010. Join Healthiest Ames for free activities ...... Read More »

Deadly force in Iowa police shooting called justified

7 November 2013, 5:38 am

Video: Ames Police Department Ames Police Department via The Des Moines Register AMES, Iowa — The use of deadly force in this week's shooting of a ... "These officers were placed in an impossible situation," Story County Attorney Stephen Holmes wrote ...... Read More »

Story County Resource Guide Goes Online in Ames Soon

9 October 2011, 3:34 am

As soon as the list of Story County service providers would be completed, something -- a phone number, a service, an address -- had already changed. Mid Iowa Community Action ... Get free real-time news alerts from the Ames Patch.... Read More »

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