Subject of Recent Slumlord Expose Was Story County GOP-Endorsed AG Candidate

In mid-December, the Ames Tribune ran a three-part series on the deplorable conditions at four low-income apartment complexes in the neighboring town of Nevada...

Court Rules Scott Griffen, Olde Main Owe Sysco More Than $200k

Find all of our reporting on the fallout from Scott Griffen’s dishonest business practices, including our exclusive expose from last August, by clicking this...

Whiskey River Owners Buy Olde Main

Find all of our reporting on the fallout from Scott Griffen’s dishonest business practices, including our exclusive expose from last August, by clicking this...

The Mountebank of Main Street

Find all of our reporting on the fallout from Scott Griffen’s dishonest business practices by clicking this link. I “A major catalyst for Ames” Thursday, November 8,...

Counter-Demonstration Planned for Westboro Baptist Church in Ames

Word spread quickly at the beginning of this week after the notorious Westboro Baptist Church announced 10 upcoming locations for its "picket schedule" that...
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As Steve King Again Accuses the Times of Misquote, Leaked Chat Logs Reveal White...

Steve King’s 2018 re-election bid was enthusiastically supported by an American white nationalist organization with extensive neo-Nazi ties known as Identity Evropa, chat server...

Steve King Uses Meeting with Ames Finance Director for Positive Spin on Committee Removals

Saturday at a town hall in Primghar, Steve King attempted to put a positive spin on House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's decision earlier this...

The Businesspeople Who Have Helped Enable Steve King’s Rise

Editor's note: This is Part 1 of a series on Steve King's top individual donors. Read Part 2 here. This article has been revised...

Wife of Would-Be GOP AG Candidate Criticizes Ames Homelessness After Celia Barquin Arozamena’s Murder

The wife of the Iowa Republican Party’s would-be candidate for attorney general drew fire late last week over a post in Ames People, a...

Kim Reynolds’ Private Airplane Problem

By now, you'd think Iowa public officials would know better than to take ethically dubious flights with their political allies. In 2016, Associated Press...