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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.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 22:56:00

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.

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2018-12-13 20:02:00

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

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2018-12-16 22:16:00

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.

247SPORTS - 2018-12-15 19:11:00

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:

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2018-12-16 18:24:00

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

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2018-12-14 16:30:00

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!

PATCH - 2018-12-13 22:54:00

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

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2018-12-14 18:24:00

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.

AGUPDATE.COM - 2018-12-15 13:30:00

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.

KLEM - 2018-12-14 09:10:47

'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

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2018-12-16 04:44:00

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.

247SPORTS - 2018-12-14 11:09:00

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.

WHO-TV - 2018-12-13 22:27:23

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

IHEART.COM - 2018-12-15 15:00:00

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,

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2018-12-14 22:24:00

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.

AMES TRIBUNE - 2018-12-14 23:14:00

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.

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2018-12-14 19:51:00

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.

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2018-12-14 17:38:00

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

AMES TRIBUNE - 2018-12-13 20:16:00

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

RADIO IOWA - 2018-12-14 04:47:45