Wednesday, May 22, 2013
In one week, Ames Patch will have a brand new design and a whole new way to connect.
Ready for some exciting news? Here at Patch, we’re getting a whole new look. It’s coming next week and it’s going to make Ames Patch easier to use, and a better place to connect and share. The best part? You’ll be able to see it all on your mobile phone. Here’s what you need to know: Our site is being rebuilt from the ground up. The news will look better and be easier to comment on. And, you’ll find more local voices to keep you in the loop with the latest know-how and opinion. We’re adding Boards to make it easier for you to connect with each other, debate an issue, or announce your garage sale, graduation, or find a lost pet. More to say? It will be easier to start your own blog, too. You’ll soon be able to start your own blog anytime…
Thursday, May 9, 2013
From youth sports to adult leagues, and teams on their way to the playoffs to those reminiscent of the Bad News Bears, Patch wants to see Ames athletes of all ages in action this spring!
Whether it’s on the baseball diamond, at the soccer field or a gymnastics meet, spring sports are under way around Ames and we want to help share all the great moments and highlights with the community. Patch is looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are eager to show their team spirit on Ames Patch. News about any team – from youth t-ball to middle and high school sports, recreational teams, adult leagues and more – it’s all welcome. Here's how you can share news about your sports team this spring: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Share stats, recaps, photos and/or videos from the game in your own sports blog. Discuss the team, coaches and players with other fans in the community. Interested in …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013
A quick look at the most popular stories on Ames Patch in February.
Most often it's the bad news that readers read most, but once in awhile the good news captures eyes too. The most popular stories on Ames Patch in February ranged from racist and threatening tweets that came after a heated basketball battle between Iowa State and Kansas to a photo an Iowa State University student took after they both decided to shave their heads together. She had cancer. People also loved police news that included two men caught in compromising positions. And many people are also happy about some chain stores like Kohl's opening in Ames. Read your favorite February stories again by clicking below: Iowa State Officials Investigating Racist, Threatening Tweets Following Controversial Loss to Kansas Update: Big 12 to Review …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Patch has a bit of everything - news, information, events and conversation - from nine cities in Iowa and around the country. Get connected with Patch to keep up here when you go home for winter break.
Students are getting ready for a nice winter break and here at Ames Patch we hope you all have a happy holiday and a well earned rest. Patch has several ways to stay connected here and while you're back home, and they are all free. Get real-time local information from Ames via Facebook by ‘liking’ us here and click here to like us on Twitter. If you’d rather, you can get the top area news delivered to your email inbox each morning by signing up for the free Ames Patch Newsletter here. (We don’t spam or sell emails.) We know you’ll want to keep up with what’s going on around Ames while your away for break and Patch has other websites around Iowa and around the country, so we can probably help there, too. Below is a list of all our Iowa …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Here are some of the most read stories on Ames Patch for the month of October.
Elections are right around the corner so political news such as who won the debate topped the charts on Ames Patch. Here are some other stories that drew interest this month. Police Blotter: 16 Bags of Marijuana Found in Ames Home Sheriff: Former ISU Cyclones Basketball Coach Violates Sex Offender Registry Are Rep. Steve King's Hands Dirty? Cyclones v Tornado: What's the Plan if Severe Weather Strikes During Saturday's ISU v. Kansas State Game? Springsteen Live: 'The Boss' Says Vote, Vote, Vote, in Rally for Obama at ISU
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Patch has a bit of everything - news, information, events and conversation - from nine cities in Iowa and around the country. Get connected with Patch to keep up here and back home.
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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Now that students are getting settled in for another school year, here’s a Patch welcome to Ames and to Ames Patch. Patch has several ways to stay connected here and back home, and they are all free. Get real-time local information from Ames via Facebook by ‘liking’ us here and click here to like us on Twitter. If you’d rather, you can get the top area news delivered to your email inbox each morning by signing up for the free Ames Patch Newsletter here. (We don’t spam or sell emails.) We know you’ll want to keep up with what’s going on around Ames, and you’ll probably want to know what is happening back home. Patch has websites around Iowa and around the country, so we can probably help there, too. Below is a list of all our Iowa Patches …
Friday, September 7, 2012
Did you miss a connection while tailgating or have a house to trade for one in Idaho, here's just a little of what's on Ames Craigslist.
Will you be tailgating Saturday and even if not, were you tailgating at Iowa State University last Saturday? Perhaps you missed a connection or this man is hoping so at least. “Dez we hung out for a little bit tailgating.. you were over by ours just chillin. Would like to talk with you more and see where things could go.. put ISU in subject line and tell me what you had on under you Iowa State shirt. (please don't answer this one in the comments.) With the coming election, Haikus have taken a political tone: trickle indigent workers paid enough to stay alive till they die in debt White House Brew It's really good beer, Now I'm going to have to vote, For Four More Years !! Lost Found & Other Deals If you have a loving home this free …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
How much do you really look around when you drive through Ames.
We know you know your city, Ames. But see if you can guess where Ames Patch found this guy. Look around you. Check out the picture and tell us where this man is. Don't worry if your comment doesn't pop up right away, we will make them visible later so you don't give anything away.