Affordable housing task force holds first meeting

24 June 2016, 12:38 pm

The first meeting of the Story County Affordable Housing Trust Fund was Thursday night at the Ames Chamber of Commerce. The group was organized after an affordable housing conference put on by A Mid-Iowa Organizing Strategy in March. The group is tasked ...... Read More »

Arrest Made in Alleged Sexual Abuse of Child

22 June 2016, 4:53 am

AMES, Iowa — An Ames man is facing charges for allegedly sexually ... Speake is being held in the Story County Jail on a cash bond of $25,000. A bond review hearing is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in Story County Court.... Read More »

DCI investigating Fire Service Training Bureau

17 June 2016, 11:12 am

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation said in a Friday press release that it's looking into scoring and certification processes for those who took classes from the Ames bureau and consulting with the Story County Attorney's Office and state attorney ...... Read More »

Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation probing Fire Service Training Bureau

17 June 2016, 10:44 am

AMES, The Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS ... The DCI is consulting with the Story County Attorney's Office and the Attorney General's Office about criminal charges as the investigation continues. The Fire Service Training Bureau is Iowa's ...... Read More »

Update on state firefighter training bureau investigation

17 June 2016, 8:10 am

The DCI said it is consulting with the Story County Attorney's Office and the Attorney ... providing training to Iowa firefighters since 1923. It is located at Iowa State University in Ames. Officials said the bureau is the only agency in the state that ...... Read More »

Ames Community members speak on Orlando tragedy

16 June 2016, 1:00 pm

Relentless humidity dampened the clothes of the crowd made up of over 100 gay, straight, latino and muslim members of the Ames community ... worked along-side the Story County Deomcrats to put the event together. “I think the whole purpose of gathering ...... Read More »

Ames residents show support for victims of Orlando shooting

16 June 2016, 1:19 am

The rally, which was referred to as a rally against hate and violence, was sponsored by the Story County Democratic Party, Moms Demand Action/Everytown for Gun Safety, Ames Progressive Alliance, Iowa State University College Democrats and Liberty Gifts of ...... Read More »

Deadly force in Iowa police shooting called justified

7 November 2013, 5:38 am

(Photo: The Des Moines Register) AMES, Iowa — The use of deadly force in this week's shooting of a chase suspect ... "These officers were placed in an impossible situation," Story County Attorney Stephen Holmes wrote in his report to Ames Police Chief ...... Read More »

Story County Resource Guide Goes Online in Ames Soon

9 October 2011, 7:34 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 had compiled the list of people, places and organizations that offer food ...... Read More »

Story County Apple Picking Orchards and Apple Farms for Story County

11 October 2009, 1:00 pm

Want a unique, fun activity for fall in the Story County, IA area? Find apple picking orchards, apple farms, apple festivals for Story County, Iowa. Here is a list of the best 'pick your own' apple orchards and apple farms in Story County that offer the ...... Read More »

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