Local Government

The following is an excerpt from Dan DeGeest's Council Review, a regular email newsletter that the Ames software engineer and former City Council candidate...

The effort to name Ames' currently unnamed skate park after the late skater and local scene icon Georgie Tsushima took another step forward Tuesday...

Last month, Ames lawmakers Herman Quirmbach, a state senator, and Lisa Heddens, a state representative, attended the city's monthly Parks and Recreation Commission meeting...

On Tuesday, Bret Dublinske, a Des Moines attorney working for Dakota Access LLC on its Bakken pipeline project, was in attendance at the Story...

Ames resident Lauris Olson, a small businesswoman and former local government reporter, announced Wednesday that she will run for the Story County Board of...

In an interview with the Iowa State Daily about a week and a half after state Sen. Rick Bertrand, R-Sioux City, announced he would...

For the second time in as many months, dozens packed City Hall’s council chambers Thursday afternoon to request that the Parks and Recreation Commission...

Following the death of former first lady Nancy Reagan on Sunday, the Ames Tribune interviewed Youth and Shelter Services founder and former CEO George...

After reviewing a staff report Tuesday evening prepared by city attorneys about ordinances on the books in other Iowa towns placing rules on public...

A bill (SF 2016) introduced by Ames' Democratic state Sen. Herman Quirmbach that would have raised the smoking age in Iowa to 21 has...