Mayor: With success come challenges

23 January 2015, 10:19 pm

The coming years will likely be “one of the most pivotal and challenging times that we’ve seen in the history of Ames,” Mayor Ann Campbell predicted at the annual State of the Community address at City Hall Thursday evening.... Read More »

Sanders plans Iowa City, Cedar Rapids events

23 January 2015, 4:30 pm

CEDAR RAPIDS — Sen. Bernie Sanders will return to Iowa in late February, making stops in Eastern Iowa, Ames, and Des Moines. The Vermont senator, who calls himself a Democratic socialist and says he will announce in March whether he will run for president in 2016, will read from his book, “The S... Read More »

Former Iowa St WR arrested, charged with domestic assault

23 January 2015, 2:44 pm

AMES, Iowa (AP) Former Iowa State receiver P.J. Harris has been arrested and charged with strangling his girlfriend.... Read More »

Former Iowa St WR charged with domestic assault

23 January 2015, 11:58 am

AMES, Iowa (AP) - Former Iowa State receiver P.J. Harris has been arrested and charged with strangling his girlfriend. Harris was booked on an aggravated domestic assault/strangulation charge. He was being held in a Story County jail without bond. Ames Police spokesman Jason Tuttle says Harris' ... Read More »

Ex-Iowa St. WR charged with domestic assault

23 January 2015, 11:54 am

Former Iowa State receiver P.J. Harris has been arrested and charged with strangling his girlfriend.... Read More »

Former Cyclone Football Player Accused of Strangling Woman

23 January 2015, 10:07 am

AMES, Iowa – A former Iowa State University football player was arrested Thursday night after police said he attempted to strangle a woman. Patrick “PJ” Harris was arrested at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Ames police said. He is charged with aggravated domestic assault-strangulation. He remains ... Read More »

Former ISU player charged with strangulation

23 January 2015, 9:00 am

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County celebrates broadband expansion

16 January 2015, 1:09 am

NEVADA — Story County officials joined Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad Thursday in Nevada High School’s Josephine Tope Community Auditorium to celebrate the county’s progress in expanding high-speed internet access to its residents.... Read More »

Warrant: Shao and Li stayed at Nevada hotel prior to her death

15 January 2015, 2:31 pm

NEVADA — A search warrant affidavit unsealed Thursday reveals that Tong Shoa might have been killed at a Nevada hotel, in central Iowa’s Story County. A warrant filed by Ames Police Det. Chad Lovig details that 20-year-old Iowa State University student Tong Shao was seen alive at the Budget Inn ... Read More »

Governor Certifies Story County as Connected Community

15 January 2015, 1:31 pm

NEVADA, Iowa- Governor Branstad came to Nevada to recognize Story County as a Certified Connected Community. The Governor said Story County is only the second county to get the county-wide recognition. The other county is Black Hawk. “Today we’re pleased to announced that Story County is being r... Read More »