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The Praeri Ridge Trail near McCallsburg is in full fall color. Story County Conservation advises that users stay away from sections of the trails where they see heavy equipment being used. (Photo by Brett Van Waus)

County Conservation begins trail work

Oct 29, 2014 11:58am

Repairs are scheduled to begin on the Heart of Iowa Nature Trail and the Praeri Ridge Trail next week.

Users are encouraged to avoid construction areas on these Story County trails if...

Nevada Schools consider adding trapshooting

Oct 29, 2014 11:57am

The Nevada Community School Board meeting began with the board being informed of the possibility of a trapshooting team being hosted at the Indian Creek Izaak Walton League this spring. Chris...

Story County Conservation harvests prairie seeds

Oct 29, 2014 11:57am

Joe Kooiker, natural resource biologist for Story County Conservation, and his staff were performing a different kind of harvest last week near Nevada.

Kooiker and his Story County...

ASPIRE to meet

Oct 29, 2014 11:57am

The next ASPIRE support group meeting will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Heartland AEA office in Ames. Our three guest speakers will present “Anxiety disorders: Coping...


Oct 29, 2014 11:56am

The Nevada American Legion Post 48 is hosting a free soup dinner (including rolls and desserts) for all veterans and their families on Friday, Nov. 7, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. The Legion is providing...

Halloween Dinner

Oct 29, 2014 11:56am

The Nevada American Legion invites area residents to a Windsor chop dinner this Friday, Oct. 31. Serving will be from 5:30-7:30. Cost is $8 for adults; $4 for children.

Charities Drive close to goal

Oct 29, 2014 11:55am

The Colo Sherman New Albany United Charities drive is reaching its final stages. If you haven’t contributed and wish to do so, please do this in the next couple of weeks. Over $4,000 has been...

Corrected Trick-or-Treat date

Oct 29, 2014 11:55am

The day listed for the Rolling Green Trick-or-Treat event in last week’s paper was incorrect. The correct date is Friday, Oct. 31. Trick-or-treaters are invited to Rolling Green this Friday, from...

Please move vehicles for trick or treat event this Thursday

Oct 29, 2014 11:55am

This evening is the annual Downtown Trick or Treat event in Nevada. The Nevada Chamber of Commerce asks that vehicles not park on Sixth Street after 4 p.m. today, as the street will be closed off...

Observing Veterans Day

Oct 29, 2014 11:54am

For the third year in a row, the American Legion William F. Ball Post #48 is collaborating with the Nevada High School to present a Veterans Day program for the veterans and the students. The...