Wilson Avenue residents oppose potential apartment building in old bus barn
Residents living near a property on Wilson Avenue are concerned about its future development. The owner of the property at 1621 Wilson Avenue, which was once home to the Ames School District bus barn, is looking to redevelop it into a 14-unit apartment. Concerned neighbors criticized the plan directly at...
The Most Historic Music Venues in the State of Iowa [PHOTOS]
Iowa is home to lots of historic music venues! Here are some of the amazing places across the state where you can still check out a concert in 2024:. The Surf Ballroom isn't just one of the most iconic music venues in Iowa, but in the entire U.S.! The original was built back in 1933, but ended up being destroyed by fire in 1947. The ballroom was then rebuilt in 1948, right across the street from the original. It's best known as the last venue that Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson played at before their fateful plane crash. The official website reads:
i9 Investigation: Lack of parking for semi-truck drivers causes danger on the roadways
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Truck drivers are being forced to park in places that may not be safe for themselves or other drivers. A shortage of semi-truck parking is creating dangerous situations on Iowa’s highways and interstates. Our i9 investigation found trucks forced to park illegally because of it.
Once Be Loved Iowa Pizza & Taproom Is Now Officially Closed
After months of rumors things are now officially closed.
Uncover the Charm of Ames: 3 Pubs That Define Its Nightlife
In this article, we'll be exploring three unique pubs located in Ames. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below!
NWS issues fire warnings across Iowa
(ABC 6 News) – Dry conditions are raising the risk of fires all across Iowa. Most of the state is experiencing a “Very High” threat level, while other parts are seeing “Extreme Threat Risks,” due to high winds, low humidity and dry vegetation, according to the National Weather Service.
Caitlin Clark triple-doubles: Iowa star posts 17th of her career but trails Sabrina Ionescu on all-time list
Clark notched the 17th triple-double of her career Wednesday against Minnesota as she continued to chase down Pete Maravich's all-time college basketball scoring record.
Mom thinks she won $5,000, then her son helps her realize it was much more. ‘No, mom!’
“My mind just went blank,” the Iowa lottery winner said.
Weather turns, prompting Tornado watch until 10 p.m. Tuesday
A tornado watch has been issued for the Chicago area, as well as parts of northwest Indiana and southern Wisconsin, until 10 p.m. Tuesday, according to WBBM NEWSRADIO. The National Weather Service announced on Tuesday afternoon as the region is about to experience a dramatic shift in weather conditions. What was once sunny skies and pleasant temperatures in the mid-70s, is now expected to turn into stormy weather with potential for rain, flash flooding, and hail. Additionally, there will be a significant drop in temperatures, with Wednesday’s forecast ranging from the 20s to 30s.
Iowa bill lets landlords evict tenants with less notice, put illegal provisions in leases
Iowa landlords could provide less notice before evicting tenants and include illegal provisions in their lease as long as they are not enforced, under a bill moving through the Iowa Legislature. Under the bill, House File 669, holidays and weekends would no longer be included in the three-day notice period...
Lottery player credits good luck charm after big win in Iowa. ‘I think it works’
After seeing his prize, the Iowa man said he had to call his wife over to verify his winnings.
The Ames council has approved a new tax abatement program to help improve a housing shortage
The City of Ames is moving forward with a property tax abatement program to help increase housing construction. The Ames City Council approved a Residential Property Tax Abatement Program at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 27. The program was recommended by the Ames Economic Development Authority (AEDC) Short Term Housing Task Force.
Slow down! Iowa State Patrol sky unit catches super speeder
CORALVILLE, Iowa — A super speeder was stopped in eastern Iowa thanks to an eagle-eyed Iowa State Patrol pilot. Video above: Record number of Iowa drivers caught driving 100+ mph. On Wednesday afternoon, the Iowa State Patrol posted on its social media that a driver going 123 miles per...
Large water main break in Ames Tuesday morning
AMES, Iowa — City crews are working to fix a large water main break in Ames Tuesday morning. The Ames Police Department is asking people to avoid the city parking lots on the south side of Main Street, between Duff Avenue and Kellogg Avenue. The 100 and 200 blocks of the south side of Main […]
Iowa Braces for Chilly Conditions Before Weekend Warmth and Elevated Fire Risk
• Iowa is experiencing a cold snap with windy conditions that are expected to decrease throughout the day. • Temperatures will remain below average today, with highs in the low 30s and 20s, but will rise to above average with mostly sunny skies and highs in the 70s by the weekend.
Afternoon Weather Wednesday 2/28/24
Brace for a winter chill across Eastern Iowa as temperatures plummet to the teens with gusty winds up to 35 mph. Expect a swift shift to warmer weather with potential fire risks due to dry conditions. Tune in for the full StormTrack 7 forecast with meteorologist Andy Cassy.
Cyclone athletes say warrantless evidence in gambling probe should be suppressed
Attorneys representing four current and former Iowa State University student-athletes accused of illegal gambling activity have asked a judge to suppress all evidence in the investigation against the men gathered using a warrantless Geofence.
Last call for shorts as the mercury plunges in Iowa
AMES, Iowa — On the Iowa State University campus over the noon hour it was last call for shorts weather. This was the day to do it – even if there was a cool breeze now and then. Students on campus were all happy to enjoy the abnormal February weather. Some seemed to have a […]
These 5 Foods Are BANNED in the State of Iowa
Not all foods are created equal in the Hawkeye State. Prepare to be surprised - there are several foods you can find elsewhere that are banned in the state of Iowa. Here's a list of five of the most prominent. 5 Foods Banned in Iowa. Check out the Culture Trip...
What is a Red Flag Warning?
IOWA, USA — Wildfires are raging down in the panhandle of Texas, and it is shaping up to be the largest wildfire in the state's history. As of 2 p.m. Wednesday, the fire was only 3% contained, and it has burned over 850,000 acres of land. Texas has been seeing a similar weather pattern with Iowa. They have been dry, seen record-breaking temperatures, and also received high winds.