Progressive Causes, Money Dominate Ames School Board Elections

Clockwise from top left: Ames school board candidates Monic Behnken, Jamet Colton, Tim Rasmussen (interviewed by local radio host Trent…

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Neo-Nazi Propaganda Hits Ames Again, This Time on School Board Candidate’s Yard Sign

Monic for Ames/Facebook On Sunday, white supremacist propaganda similar to that found multiple times last fall on Iowa State University’s…

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Bronwyn’s Council Preview, August 8, 2017: Complete Streets Plan

The Ames City Council meeting starts at 6 p.m. The agenda includes: Item 27: Resolution awarding contract to RDG Planning…

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Document: Koch Foundation Proposal for Iowa State Midwest Markets Research

SHARE Facebook Twitter Late last month, the Informer reached out to Peter Orazem, an Ames City Council member and Iowa…

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Former Baseball Standout J.D. Scholten to Challenge Steve King in CD4

Scholten4Iowa J.D. Scholten, a paralegal and former baseball standout who recently returned to his home of Sioux City, has announced…

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Bronwyn’s Council Preview, July 25, 2017: Campustown Pedestrian Study

I’m aiming to be back in town from RAGBRAI just in time for Tuesday’s council meeting. On a related note,…

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Iowa State Econ Department Working to Finalize Koch Deal for Market Research Program

DonkeyHotey/Flickr Iowa State University’s economics department is working to finalize a multimillion-dollar funding agreement with the Charles Koch Foundation and…

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Bronwyn’s Council Preview, July 11, 2017: State Avenue Affordable Housing

The Ames City Council meeting starts at 6 p.m. The agenda includes: Item 26: Staff report on 321 State Ave.…

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