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5 New Ames Area Homes For Sale
AMES, IA — When you're looking for some new digs, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can take hours of tedious research online. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the prepwork for you.
Des Moines, Ames police say bomb threats reported in several Iowa cities are likely hoaxes
Several bomb threats were reported Thursday across the state, many in central Iowa. Des Moines police spokesman Sgt. Paul Parizek said the city has received six bomb threats but no devices have been recovered. He said he believes the threats are not locally originated or credible.
Iowa State continues dominance at home, holding off No. 25 Drake
AMES, Ia. — Before the season started, Iowa State coach Bill Fennelly had a special poster made up to inspire his team. The poster included Iowa State’s home record for each of Fennelly’s first 23 seasons with the Cyclones. As Fennelly showed the poster to his team, he wanted them to notice one, big
Stagnant defense headlines Iowa State's win over Drake
DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa State won Saturday, the end result it was ultimately looking for in its last of seven games here in the Big Four Classic. Yet there was an underlying message in the Cyclones’ back-and-forth finale.
Peterson: Maybe we’re over-thinking Iowa State’s post-player state of affairs
AMES, Ia. — It’s almost become broken record, writing and talking about Iowa State’s situation in the post. Maybe we’re over-thinking it, so here’s the simplified deal:
WATCH LIVE: Ames at Ankeny Centennial basketball
The Des Moines Register and the Central Iowa Sports Network are partnering through the high school athletic year to give you access to select events from the region. Ames and Ankeny Centennial will face off in an early-season basketball showdown. A varsity doubleheader is scheduled to begin at 6:15
Ames: Don't Miss These 5 Open Houses
AMES, IA — Sometimes shopping for a house online doesn't quite do the trick. To get a real feel for a house, you really have to visit in person. That's why open houses are so convenient: No more bumbling around in the dark!
Peterson: Once everyone is healthy, Wigginton says Iowa State's ceiling is the 'sky'
AMES Ia. — I posed the question to Lindell Wigginton as reporters huddled around the star point guard before basketball practice Thursday. Once there's a full, healthy, ready-to-play roster, just what are expectations for an Iowa State basketball team that’s already won eight of 10 games, despite it
Iowa State leads research to increase pig survivability
AMES, Iowa — A research project led by the Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University seeks to increase pork producers’ profits by improving the survivability of their animals.
Friday News, December 14th
(Le Mars) — The Le Mars Police Department has released additional information regarding the Iowa State Bank robbery that happened in Le Mars on Wednesday afternoon. A joint investigation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation has resulted in two individuals being formally charged in that.
'48 Hours' airs previously unseen footage, updates case of missing Iowa anchor Jodi Huisentruit
Television viewers across the nation were updated about a missing Iowa news anchor who vanished more than 20 years ago. New information from Mason City police and a look into some past suspects in Jodi Huisentruit's disappearance were the most noteworthy developments as CBS's "48 Hours" took a look
Iowa State set to host five official visitors between Dec. 14-17
Iowa State won't reach the finish line of its 2019 recruiting class by Early Signing Day next week, but it could move closer to a full class during the final weekend before the dead period.
Reiman Gardens Free Admission Night During Christmas Season
AMES, Iowa- Christmas is a big season for Reiman Gardens. This year the Gardens installed more outdoor Christmas lighting. Also back this season is the G-gauge garden railroad, which winds through the conservatory.
Waukee, Iowa School Chief Operating Officer arrested
WAUKEE, Iowa- The Chief Operating Officer of the Waukee School District has been arrested and booked into the Dallas County Jail. Fifty-year-old Eric Rose turned himself into authorities around 7 o'clock this (Saturday) morning. His attorney, Grant Woodard tells WHO Radio News Rose has been charged
In the end, Waukee mom gets 30 years after avoiding prison several times for stealing from her bosses
A Waukee mother of three teared up quietly Friday as a Polk County judge sentenced her to 30 years behind bars after she stole from several employers in the Des Moines metro. In a plea agreement, Priscilla Heronemus, 30, of Waukee, pleaded guilty to seven felonies, including three counts of forgery,
Crew severs Mediacom fibers, causing widespread outage
Mediacom customers in Ames and Boone were experiencing an outage of their high-speed internet service Friday after a out-of-state construction crew working on a project related to the new Menards store on Southeast 16th Street dug too deep and cut Mediacom fibers.
Drake, Iowa State women ready for next chapter of reignited rivalry
AMES, Ia. — For half a decade, the Iowa State and Drake women's basketball game looked nothing like a rivalry. All five straight Cyclones wins did was reaffirm Iowa State’s dominance. And create a little bad blood along the way.
Cyclones wrestler Alex Mackall is flourishing after transferring to Iowa State
AMES, Ia. — Alex Mackall is standing outside the Harold Nichols Wrestling Room, talking about all the great things that drew him to Iowa State. The facilities, coaches, teammates, history — all of it captured his attention in a way other programs did not.
Story City man facing threats, weapons charges
A Story City man is scheduled to be arraigned on Dec. 24 on charges he threatened to kill another man following a fight earlier this month. Alexander Raul Hernandez, 19, is charged with first-degree harassment and going armed with intent. He remained held Thursday in the Story County Jail on $7,000
Several bomb threats made in Iowa cities
Police in many Iowa cities on Thursday responded to bomb threats that were quickly determined be non-credible. Ames Police Commander Geoff Huff says the robo-emails or calls were mainly received by large shopping centers and businesses – and provided many Iowans with at least a brief scare. “The cal