Weekly News Roundup: Nancy Reagan Brought the Drug War to Ames, ISU Continues Pot...

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

What Killed the Dinosaurs

A poem from the Informer's Molly McDonald published in the first issue of the new zine from Nova Labs, the local record label co-founded...

An Iowan’s View on Hollywood Exclusion

The countdown to this year’s Academy Awards was fraught with controversy over a lack of racial diversity in the acting nominees. Other major award...

Judge Denies ISU’s Request to Delay Marijuana Shirt Ruling

U.S. District Court Judge James Gritzner has denied Iowa State University's request to stay a ruling requiring the university to allow pro-pot reform student...

Ames Council Shows No Interest in Public Protest Ordinance

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

The Scavengers: Don’t Litter Entire Planets

Illustrations by Blaine Garrett Editor's note: Lucas Bleyle is a freshman at Ames High School and one of the "Fort Kids" who, last summer in...

ISU Asks for Delay in Enforcing Marijuana Trademark Ruling

Iowa State University administrators have requested that a federal court stay a ruling last month determining that they violated a student group's free-speech rights...
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Bulls Trade Hinrich … But Why?

Well, the trade deadline has passed and the Bulls - who seemed to be likely to try for some big moves considering the sad...

Weekly News Roundup: Cannabis Bill Advances as Funnel Deadline Kills Others, IUB Reconvenes on...

A look at some of the headlines over the past week, on the day of the Iowa Legislature's first funnel deadline for legislation to...

Quirmbach’s 21+ Smoking Bill Dies

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