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Ride. Eat. Repeat. Early Registration ends this Friday for the Local Food Cycle!

Aug 27, 2014 1:05pm

Prairie Rivers of Iowa and Story County Conservation are pleased to bring you a deliciously local event scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 7. The Local Food Cycle is a 40-mile bicycle ride celebrating...

Open Rehearsal and Placement Auditions for the Ames Children’s Choirs

Aug 27, 2014 1:04pm

The Ames Children’s Choirs will host an open rehearsal on Monday, Sept. 8, for any interested singer, ages 8-18. This is an opportunity to participate in a choir rehearsal and experience the Ames...

Feather Fair flies into Des Moines

Aug 27, 2014 12:55pm

Mid America Cage Bird Society will host a Feather Fair on Sunday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Walnut Center on the Iowa State Fairgrounds (E. 30th and E. University) in Des Moines....

Genealogical Society to meet Sept. 8

Aug 27, 2014 12:55pm

The Story County Genealogical Society will meet at Northcrest Community, 1801 20th St., Ames in the Main Building in the Green Room on Monday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. Our program this month is “Using...

Workspace classes announced

Aug 27, 2014 12:43pm

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union has announced the lineup of fall art classes and events. Offerings include pottery, fibers, woods, jewelry, dance, mat cutting, glass, painting, and...

Debate about coaching selection lights up school board meeting

Aug 27, 2014 12:30pm

Is an unfair advantage being given to some parents when it comes to coaching in the Nevada School District?

At Monday’s regular school board meeting, a question from one of the board members...

Grievance #328

Aug 27, 2014 12:29pm

To Whom it May Concern (you know who you are) –

I am tired – and quite literally so – of being overlooked and underappreciated. I am not acting catty when I contend that I am maliciously...

Slick and Ed

Celebrating the end of World War II

Aug 27, 2014 12:28pm

It’s hard to believe the swimming pools are closing and the school doors are opening. Must be time for the heat index to soar.

How well I remember the “good old days,” when school began...

Fermentation is an ancient food preservation technique making a comeback. (Photo Submitted)

Preserve the harvest for winter meals and holiday gifts

Aug 27, 2014 12:28pm

The cucumbers have filled the vegetable drawer, you’ve run out of cabbage recipes and your family is refusing to eat one more BLT. Or maybe you just couldn’t resist that special deal on a bushel...

Nevada teen on the verge of entrepreneurial success

Aug 27, 2014 12:24pm

A young, entrepreneurial mind is hard at work just south of Nevada.

Stan Asjes, now 14, but just 13 when he came up with the idea to create a device to measure the moisture in plant soil,...