Tuesday, January 24, 2012
News about Ames from around the Web
Alexander Recording Kompany was featured in a KCCI video. The recording studio and performance space is beneath Rieman Music on Main Street. The Iowa State Daily has published an interesting series on development within the Campustown Area around Welch Avenue. Ames City Councilman and ISU Professor Peter Orazem said the area has declined since the 1980s. Read more here. The Ames Tribune reported that the Ames Community School Board voted 6-0 Monday to approve bond referendum language that said Fellows Elementary would be built on site if the $55 million bond passes despite objections from some parents. Read more when their afternoon edition is published. Or check the Amestrib.com for more.
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
News about Ames from around the Web.
Story County Supervisors were reluctant to replace people with machines, the Ames Tribune reports, in a story about a request to install kiosks in Iowa Workforce Development centers. Watch the new Jack Trice Stadium scoreboard go up right before your eyes. Ames 247 asks is graffiti art? Brewmasters at Olde Main and other places prepare fall brews, the Des Moines Register said.
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Ames News From Around the Web.
Residents expressed concerns Wednesday about losing two of its three post offices, the Iowa State Daily reports. Former Iowa State Head Basketball Coach Tim Floyd will be here in Ames in less than two weeks, KCRG reports to be inducted into Iowa State's 2011 Letterwinners Hall of Fame. Iowa State Daily reports on the Ames flood of 2010 and what the city and university are doing to lessen the impact of future floods.
Sunday, August 21, 2011
Ames in the News from around the web.
Ames' population grew by 30,000 over the weekend. About 29,000 Iowa State students will attend classes at Iowa State University Monday, WOI TV reported. An Ames man has been cited for a fatal crash in Georgia, according to the Ames Tribune. Read about an Iowa Diva, YouTube Star Leslie & The LY's on HuffingtonPost. The Tribune said American Red Cross is cutting back. The Daily said Iowa State scientists are researching recycling rare earth elements.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Ames in the news from around the web.
Jeff Eckhoff wrote in the Des Moines Register that “Des Moines car dealer Gene Gabus said he recently completed plans to buy out Ames-based Envision Motor Co.” Perry Beeman wrote in a Des Moines Register blog that Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement said Ames resident Brent Rastetter, should resign from the Iowa Environmental Protection Commission or sell his interest in Quality Ag. Ames Tribune reports that a committee searching for a new Iowa State University president has 125 candidates. Ames Tribune reports that Story County Board of Supervisors said they would support creating a bike trail around Country Club Road in Nevada. The Iowa State Daily said that ISU Cyclones will play basketball in Italy.
Monday, August 15, 2011
Ames in the news from around the web that isn't about the straw poll.
Maybe you missed it with all those straw poll updates. Just in case read about Tall Tree Bakery here, a vendor at one of three Ames farmer's markets. And don't forget Patch's Pet of the Week. It's another cat. The Ames Animal Shelter said a dozen are waiting for space inside the shelter. Randy Baumeister, national director of operations and production for VenuWorks of Ames, was mentioned in this Des Moines Register story that localized the Indiana State Fair stage collapse.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Ames news from around the web includes a story on Ames' earnings, the August 2010 flood and a feature on a local businessman.
The Ames Tribune remembers the August 2010 flood a year later in a special tribute. Ames residents got a raise of about 1 percent Bob Zientara reports. Ames businessman Sam Schill got a plug in the Des Moines Register's Juice. Iowa State's record enrollment will put some students in temporary housing, the Iowa State Daily said.