WR Rhoads, DT Ayeni in Story County jail

13 April 2015, 9:44 pm

Iowa State football players Jake Rhoads and Terry Ayeni were arrested and held overnight into Sunday at the Story County Jail.... Read More »

Possible turtle sighting slowed million-dollar development

13 April 2015, 8:58 pm

A threatened reptile species temporarily halted plans for the Ames school district.... Read More »

Pair of Cyclones arrested, including son of head coach Paul Rhoads

12 April 2015, 8:13 am

Another weekend, another college football player runs afoul of the law. Or, in this case, another two college football players, one of whom has very close ties to his head coach. According to the Ames Tribune, Iowa State wide receiver Jake Rhoads was arrested late Saturday night and charged with pub... Read More »

Jake Rhoads, Terry Ayeni Arrested: Latest Details on Iowa State Football Players

12 April 2015, 7:47 am

Wide receiver Jake Rhoads  and defensive tackle  Terry Ayeni, members of the Iowa State football team, were arrested and were being held in jail Sunday.   Bobby La Gesse of the  Ames Tribune provided the known details: Jake Rhoads, the son of head coach Paul Rhoads, was charged with public intox... Read More »

Ames Offers $225K to Estate of Police Shooting Victim

10 April 2015, 8:00 pm

AMES, Iowa — The City of Ames has agreed to a huge settlement after a police officer shot and killed a suspect, even though the city says police did nothing wrong, and the victim’s family has not sued. In November of 2013, 19-year-old Tyler Comstock got into a fight with his father over cigarett... Read More »

Investors see profits at Ames Seed Capital annual meeting

8 April 2015, 9:10 pm

Nearly 320 investors gathered Wednesday for the Ames Seed Capital LLC annual meeting to highlight the fund’s 2014 accomplishments.... Read More »

Volunteer in action

2 April 2015, 8:40 pm

Dean Phillips holds his volunteer of the month award after receiving it from the Volunteer Center of Story County at Bossy Momma Coffee on Thursday in Ames. It’s the first award presented as part of the organization’s new monthly award program that recognizes people for the time they give back t... Read More »

Supervisors updated on county’s troubled bridges

31 March 2015, 4:09 pm

NEVADA — Story County engineer Darren Moon updated the Board of Supervisors Tuesday on the county’s five-year secondary roads construction program, which targets several rural bridges in need of replacement through the 2020 fiscal year and will see additional revenue from the state’s recent 10... Read More »

Orazem report: Ames job growth ‘solid’

27 March 2015, 8:10 pm

The Ames metropolitan area saw its fourth consecutive year of “solid job growth” in 2014 and has added an additional 5,800 jobs since 2010, according to a new analysis of the local economy published by Ames City Councilman and Iowa State University economics professor Peter Orazem.... Read More »

Bank robbery suspect back in Story County

26 March 2015, 7:09 am

The suspect who police say walked into an Ames Hy-Vee store last week and robbed the Midwest Heritage Bank before fleeing has been returned to Story County to face charges.... Read More »