Progressive Credentials Not Enough for Szopinski to Emerge as Ames Mayor

Backed by the current mayor and a host of other prominent community members, John Haila, a widely respected local architect,…

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Weekly News Roundup: Fox News Targets Ames, Iowa AG Sues DeVos, Reynolds Defends RFS

Evan Walker/White House via Flickr The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI community radio. Attorney General Tom…

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Iowa State Announces $1.7 Million Charles Koch Foundation Gift

SHARE Facebook Twitter Iowa State University economics professor Peter Orazem. Iowa State University’s economics department will receive $1,685,000 over five…

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Bronwyn’s Council Preview, October 17, 2017: Criminal Justice Briefing from Ames Police Chief, County Attorney

SHARE Facebook Twitter The Ames City Council meeting starts at 6 p.m. The agenda includes: Item 2: Criminal justice briefing…

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Dan DeGeest’s Council Review, October 16, 2017: Council Balks on Enforcing Earl May Ordinance Violation

Annotating the Council Preview in highlighted text Hi Friends, The meeting began with the mayor proclaiming Oct. 8-14, 2017 as…

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Bryon’s Music Roundup: Explosions in the Sky Play Wooly’s, Pridefest Coming to Bandshell Park

Explosions in the Sky plays Wooly’s in Des Moines. Photo: Bryon Dudley/Iowa Informer Last week started out rough, with the…

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ISU Students Quiz Presidential Finalist Whitten on Controversies Under Leath

Pamela Whitten. Image: Image: YouTube livestream screenshot On Tuesday at Memorial Union during the second of four open forums for…

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Ramaswamy: ISU “Should Not Shy Away from Controversial Topics” in Agriculture

Sonny Ramaswamy. Image: YouTube livestream screenshot At the first of four open forums scheduled this week at Iowa State University’s…

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Weekly News Roundup: Steve King’s Family Staffers, ISU Presidential Search Nears Its End

Gage Skidmore/Flickr The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI community radio. Report: Steve King employed family members…

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Weekly News Roundup: GOPers Criticize Anthem Protests, Pate Often Missed Key Meetings, Fitzgerald Questions Budget Fix Plan

Keith Allison/Wikimedia Commons Iowa Republicans, Kirk Ferentz criticize National Anthem protests In response to President Trump’s recent comments that NFL…

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