Bronwyn’s Council Preview, March 27, 2018: Lincoln Way Redevelopment, Campustown Plaza Concept, and RAGBRAI

The City Council meeting starts at 6 p.m. The agenda includes (but is not limited to): Item 38: Campus and Community Commission presentation of report...

Bronwyn’s Council Preview, March 20, 2018: Rental Housing Code Modifications

The City Council meeting starts at 6 p.m. The agenda includes: Item 1: Motion approving additional program for proposed 2018-19 annual action plan for Community...

Bronwyn’s Council Preview, March 6, 2018: 321 State, Downtown Gateway Zoning, Budget Approval, and...

The City Council meeting starts at 6 p.m. The agenda includes: Item 24: Staff report on 321 State Ave. residential development options If you've been following...

Bronywn’s Council Preview, February 27, 2018: Pedestrian Safety Study Results, Facade Grant Approvals

The City Council meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. The agenda includes: Item 2: Presentation of pedestrian safety study phase II results This report details phase II...

Is Emmalee’s Law Unconstitutional? Probably Not.

Constitutional concerns about an Iowa bill that would allow for stricter penalties in hit-and-run cases involving injury or death would likely not block its...

Weekly News Roundup: Former Cyclones Star Monte Morris Linked to FBI Probe of College...

The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI community radio. Yahoo Sports reported Friday on documents and bank records it reviewed stemming from...

Ames Reps Heddens, Wessel-Kroeschell Criticize Closed-Door Medicaid Meeting

Ames' Democratic state Reps. Lisa Heddens and Beth Wessel-Kroeschell this week criticized a decision by Iowa's new Medicaid director, Mike Randol, to hold a...

Fred Kirschenmann Looks Beyond 2018 for Leopold Center’s Future

The two remaining staffers of Iowa State University's Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture after GOP lawmakers cut its state funding last year remain committed...

Bronywn’s Council Preview, February 13, 2018: Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget Wrap-Up

The Ames City Council budget wrap-up meeting starts at 5:15 p.m. The regular council meeting will immediately follow budget wrap-up. The agenda includes: BUDGET WRAP-UP...

Ames Chamber Lobbies Against Anti-Gay “Religious Freedom Restoration Act”

A week ago, the Ames Chamber of Commerce's Statehouse lobbyist Drew Kamp declared the organization's opposition to a bill that would allow businesses and...