Local Government

A pet shop in downtown Ames that since 2011 has been the target of protesters alleging that it got its dogs from puppy mills...

The Ames City Council meeting starts at 6 p.m. The agenda includes: Item 9: Resolution approving annual 2017 urban renewal report and certification of TIF...

Annotating the Council Preview in highlighted text Hello friends, I apologize for the delay in getting this Council Review finished. The last few weeks have been...

The Ames City Council meeting starts at 6 p.m. The agenda includes: Item 15: Resolution approving major final plat for Bricktowne Ames subdivision (residential development...

Editor's note: This article was originally published in October 2009 in Volume 4 Issue 2 of the now-defunct Ames Progressive zine. Unlike in neighboring...

The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI community radio. Gov. Reynolds Asks Ethics Board to Review GOP Officials’ Lobbying for Saudi Arabia Gov....

Backed by the current mayor and a host of other prominent community members, John Haila, a widely respected local architect, won a decisive victory...

The Ames City Council meeting starts at 6 p.m. The agenda includes: Item 23: Options for limiting occupancy for rental units As part of our ongoing...

Iowa State University's economics department will receive $1,685,000 over five years from the Charles Koch Foundation for its program studying underperforming Midwest markets and...

The Ames City Council meeting starts at 6 p.m. The agenda includes: Item 2: Criminal justice briefing for Ames and Story County This report, presented by...