Bronwyn’s Council Preview, April 24, 2018: Rental Cap, Downtown Gateway Zoning, and Draft Complete...

The City Council meeting starts at 6 p.m., and I'm wagering on a six-hour meeting. The agenda includes (but is not limited to): Item 40:...

Weekly News Roundup: Prominent Conservatives Criticize Ames Library Drag Workshop

The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI community radio. The Ames Public Library recently announced plans for a four-day youth workshop in...

Bronwyn’s Council Preview, April 10, 2018: Rental Cap Discussion and Healthy Life Center

The City Council meeting starts at 6 p.m. The agenda includes (but is not limited to): Item 33: Housing ordinance discussion of rental concentration and...

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...