Eyes on the Outdoors: Every day should be Earth Day

17 April 2014, 9:24 pm

Grass. Gorgeous green grass.... Read More »

Outdoors Briefs

17 April 2014, 9:22 pm

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Braley pitches veteran jobs bills in Ames

17 April 2014, 9:23 am

Congressman Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, promoted two bills aimed at increasing job opportunities for unemployed veterans during a visit to Ames Wednesday.... Read More »

In Iowa, human trafficking laws lacking

16 April 2014, 2:38 am

Backpage.com advertises escort services from women with descriptions such as “Full of energy, fun & seduction!” or “Mixed EXOTIC PlayGirl Visiting Limited Time.” On one Friday the website listed 43 of these ads for the Des Moines area. What many may not realize is that escort services often ... Read More »

Lepon’s defense attorney seeks to dismiss charges

16 April 2014, 12:45 am

A defense attorney is asking for the charges against an Ames man accused of murder to be dismissed, saying police failed to file formal charges against him within a certain amount of time of his arrest.... Read More »

Cambridge man arrested for murder

16 April 2014, 12:41 am

A Cambridge man continues to be held on $1 million bond in the Story County Jail a day after he was arrested in connection to a woman’s death.... Read More »

Arrests made after VEISHEA cancelled

11 April 2014, 7:41 pm

After rampant vandalism hit the streets of Ames during an Iowa State University celebration, several arrests were made.... Read More »

Grassley participates in 5K fundraiser for Freedom Flight

7 April 2014, 1:12 pm

Runners from across Story County gathered at the SCORE Pavilion in Nevada on Saturday morning to raise money for the annual Story County Freedom Flight.... Read More »

Community comes together to ‘Stash the Trash’

31 March 2014, 8:14 am

As temperatures began to warm up, the Ames community had the chance to get outside in the sunshine and lend a hand in this year’s Stash the Trash event.... Read More »

Story County has lowest smoking rate in Iowa

27 March 2014, 12:42 pm

Story County has the lowest prevalence of daily cigarette smoking in the state of Iowa, a study released this week shows.... Read More »