Bronwyn’s Council Preview, April 24, 2018: Rental Cap, Downtown Gateway Zoning, and Draft Complete Streets Plan

The City Council meeting starts at 6 p.m., and I’m wagering on a six-hour meeting. The agenda includes (but is…

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Weekly News Roundup: Prominent Conservatives Criticize Ames Library Drag Workshop

Ames Public Library/Facebook The Ames Public Library recently announced plans for a four-day youth workshop in July and August called…

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Sparks fly in Iowa Senate as Republicans pass mid-year budget cuts

Matt Chapman, who closely follows legislative happenings, reports on an Iowa Senate debate you can watch beginning at 8:19:30 on…

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Political protesting won’t affect admissions status at Iowa universities

All three public universities in Iowa have confirmed that disciplinary action stemming from non-violent political protests will not affect a…

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Is Emmalee’s Law Unconstitutional? Probably Not.

Constitutional concerns about an Iowa bill that would allow for stricter penalties in hit-and-run cases involving injury or death would…

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Weekly News Roundup: Former Cyclones Star Monte Morris Linked to FBI Probe of College Basketball Violations

Max Goldberg/Wikimedia Commons The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI community radio. Yahoo Sports reported Friday on…

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Fred Kirschenmann Looks Beyond 2018 for Leopold Center’s Future

Fred Kirschenmann at a December fundraiser in Ames for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Cathy Glasson, back left. Photo: Gavin Aronsen/Iowa Informer…

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Ames Council Preview, February 13, 2018: Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget Wrap-Up

The Ames City Council budget wrap-up meeting starts at 5:15 p.m. The regular council meeting will immediately follow budget wrap-up.…

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Beth Wessel-Kroeschell Has Introduced a Bill to Re-Fund the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

On Tuesday morning, a grassroots coalition called Iowa Sustainable Agriculture met in Des Moines to call for new funding for…

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The Most Extreme Bills Proposed So Far in the 2018 Iowa Legislative Session

Library of Congress/Wikimedia Commons As the Iowa Legislature enters its fourth full week in the second consecutive year of total…

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