Politics

Update, 4/25: D'Alessandro has released a statement announcing he is exploring a run for Congress. The statement is an expanded version of what he...

For 420 yesterday, Ames and Iowa State University police joined in on what’s become an annual tradition for departments around the country: taking to...

Earlier this week, the justice systems appropriations subcommittees of the Iowa House and Senate approved a bill that would slash funding for grants that...

Republican Steve King, an outspoken white nationalist who represents Iowa's 4th Congressional District that includes Ames, took to Facebook Thursday to demand that the...

On Tuesday, word began to spread that Iowa Republicans planned to defund Iowa State University's Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, which over the past...

On Monday, state Rep. Lisa Heddens, D-Ames, along with her Democratic colleague Bruce Hunter of Des Moines, introduced a tongue-in-cheek "Man's Right to Know...

Earlier this month, after the Informer raised questions about state Sen. Mark Chelgren’s 2006 domestic assault arrest and a company the GOP lawmaker founded...