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Maximum Ames Day 3 brings a huge crowd to honor Flavor Basket

KHOI Public Radio was packed on Sunday as a full house came out to celebrate the music and life, of Charlie Vestal, a.k.a. Flavor Basket. The show also celebrated the release of the Flavor Basket songbook, which features the artist's entire recorded discography. Mark Farnsworth is Vestal's brother,

IOWA STATE DAILY - 2017-09-24 23:33:00

PHOTOS: Maximum Ames Music Festival

For three days, dozens of artists from all genres of music performed in downtown Ames for the seventh annual Maximum Ames music festival. Photos by Hannah Olson, Gillian Holte and Sarah Henry The Real Dom performs in Morning Bell Coffee Roasters on day one of Maximum Ames music festival. The Real Do

IOWA STATE DAILY - 2017-09-24 22:08:00

Local Allergist Blames Ragweed for Allergies

DES MOINES, Iowa- The winds and temperature changes are proving to be a headache for allergy sufferers. And the high amounts of pollen in the air aren't helping. Holly Coppola lives in Des Moines, and has been battling severe allergies for as long as she can remember. "I don't want to go to baseball

WHO-TV - 2017-09-25 10:26:24

Eight countries affected by new travel ban

President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a rally as part of his USA Thank You Tour, in Des Moines during the evening of Dec. 8. Trump spoke about the general election, how he would repeal Obamacare, bring jobs back to the US, and reform care for veterans. Max Goldberg/Iowa State Daily The Trump a

IOWA STATE DAILY - 2017-09-25 00:07:00

Review: Maximum Ames Day 2

Note: The photos in this article are from a variety of shows from Day 2 of Maximum Ames Music Festival 2017 Joe and Vicki Price A couple of years ago, I saw Joe and Vicki perform in Ames. Needless to say, they have not lost a beat since then. The two of them charmed the Flavor Basket Memorial Stage

IOWA STATE DAILY - 2017-09-24 02:25:00

Review: Maximum Ames Day 1

Diane Cluck / David Dondero / Megan K. Blair Music fans were treated to a intimate show at KHOI Community on Friday afternoon, as one of the Maximum Ames headliners kicked off the weekend. Before Diane Cluck showed off her talent though, two openers took the colorful and imaginatively decorated Fla

IOWA STATE DAILY - 2017-09-23 04:29:00

People Rally to "Bail out Benji"

AMES, Iowa- Advocates from all over Iowa are gathering in Ames to raise awareness about the puppy mill industry. Bailing out Benji events took place across the nation. Organizers said "Benji" is a metaphore, representing everyone's dog. Iowa is the second worst state in the nation with over 17,000 a

WHO-TV - 2017-09-25 13:57:01

Two killed in motorcycle wreck Sunday

-Messenger photo by Chad Thompson First responders are shown on scene of a fatal motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon southeast of Lehigh. -Messenger photo by Chad Thompson Justin Wood, Webster County sheriff's deputy, left, and Trooper Neil Morenz, of the Iowa State Patrol, communicate following a f

FORT DODGE MESSENGER - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

Patrol: Boone couple killed in weekend motorcycle crash

Two people were killed in a motorcycle crash on Sunday. Updated: 7:23 AM CDT Sep 25, 2017 Two people were killed in a motorcycle crash on Sunday. Two people were killed in a motorcycle crash on Sunday. Two people were killed in a motorcycle crash on Sunday. The Fort Dodge Messenger reports Tony an

KCCI.COM - 2017-09-25 12:23:00

PHOTOS: Auto Enthusiast Club car show

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IOWA STATE DAILY - 2017-09-23 22:01:00

Review: Steel Wheels brings their inventive sound to the M-Shop

The Steel Wheels performed at the Maintenance Shop in the Memorial Union on Sept. 22. Members of the band include lead vocalist Trent Wagler, Jay Lapp on mandolin, Brian Dickel on upright bass, and Eric Brubaker on the fiddle. You could search for something wrong with The Steel Wheels' performance

IOWA STATE DAILY - 2017-09-23 03:30:00

Our Voices of Resilience event aims to close gap between students and faculty

In hopes of closing the gap between faculty and students at the university, the Iowa State chapter of the NAACP hosted a panel and mixer to help students connect with with staff members to develop a successful academic career and beyond. There is a stigma that students generally don't go out and sp

IOWA STATE DAILY - 2017-09-23 01:33:00

Vice president of student affairs addresses white nationalist materials

After multiple postings of white nationalist posters and propaganda on and off campus, Martino Harmon, vice president of student affairs, called the actions "cowardly" and "hate-filled." White nationalist posters had started appearing on campus in October of 2016, displaying messages such as, "In 19

IOWA STATE DAILY - 2017-09-22 20:15:00

DeVos withdraws Obama-era sexual misconduct guidance for schools

The U.S. Department of Education released a statement Friday that two Obama-era guidance documents would be withdrawn - issuing new guidelines on how schools should handle Title IX. The 2011 "Dear Colleague Letter on Sexual Violence" and the 2014 "Questions and Answers on Title IX and Sexual Violen

IOWA STATE DAILY - 2017-09-22 19:09:00

Student-run Food Recovery Network eliminates food waste on campus

Student volunteers spend every Friday afternoon recovering spare food from dining cafes on campus. The Food Recovery Network student chapter collects food that will soon expire so that it can be donated instead of wasted. The food is sorted and weighed before being distributed to Food at First, a fr

IOWA STATE DAILY - 2017-09-22 18:47:00

Hurricane Maria impacts students at Iowa State

Laura Pesquera woke up to a startling video posted by her brother-in-law Wednesday morning. The video showed harsh winds, trees swaying from side to side and the beginnings of widespread flooding. Pesquera tried calling her family only to find the lines were down. Pesquera's family lives in Toa Alta

IOWA STATE DAILY - 2017-09-22 17:52:00

Kim fires off insults at Trump and hints at weapons test

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump on Friday, calling him a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard" and hinting at a frightening new weapon test. SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump on Fri

TRICOUNTYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 21:34:59

A rainbow of colors during Color Blaze Run

T-R PHOTO BY MIKE DONAHEY A Color Blaze Run participant empties a packet of powdered color on others Saturday shortly before the start of the event on South Center Street near the Marshall County Courthouse. The 5K non-competitive run held during the annual Oktemberfest Festival also offered an opti

TIMES-REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Hawkins, McKinney, Welch on city ballot

John Hawkins, Matt McKinney and Logan Welch, all three incumbents, are running unopposed for the three seats. Also on the ballot in Webster City are two candidates seeking two spots on the Fuller Hall Board of Trustees - Mary Fortune and Ann Kness. Crystal Gordon is seeking a seat on the Kendall Y

FREEMANJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

US flies mission north of DMZ, sends message to North Korea

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. President Donald Trump speaks at a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Evan Vucci Un

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 20:17:27