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Iowa Woman Wakes From Coma After Corn-Hauling Accident

Iowa has been faced with drought conditions that have been adding to the stress farmers are feeling towards the growing season. But one farmer in Ames has also gone into this year facing hardships, but it wasn’t with his corn plant. The DesPlanques family has been running their sweetcorn...
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Hall Named New Ames City Clerk

Deputy City Clerk Renee Hall was recently named Ames City Clerk, replacing Diane Voss who held the post for more than 25 years. Hall began her new position on Aug. 2. “As a current employee, Renee’s experience in the Ames City Clerk’s Office provides a strong foundation for continuing the excellent standard of service customers have come to expect,” said City Manager Steve Schainker. “We look forward to Renee’s leadership as the new City Clerk and building on the legacy of her predecessor.”
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CFTV: Mouser gives an update on the development of tight end room

Iowa State tight ends coach Taylor Mouser gives an update on the development of his inexperienced tight end room, how guys are adjusting to life without Charlie Kolar and Chase Allen and more in this video courtesy of Iowa State Athletics. Jared Stansbury. View articles by Jared Stansbury administrator. Jared...

CBS Sports: Iowa Hawkeyes are best team in the state of Iowa

The battle of the Cy-Hawk has increased in national branding over the past few seasons. Despite the rise of the Cyclones from a national standpoint, Iowa has continued to take care of business against Matt Campbell and the Cyclones. Kirk Ferentz and his squad have won six straight against the in-state rival.

Nevada man with drugs tries to flee cops with kids in car

A Nevada man allegedly carrying drugs attempted to elude law enforcement on U.S. Interstate 80 early Monday, endangering his children, who were passengers. Rupert Lee Boehling, 35, of 1990 Oddie Blvd., Sparks, Nevada, was charged with eluding, two counts of child endangerment, first-offense possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia and issued a citation for failure to stop in assured clear distance.
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Cheapest rent in the U.S. is under $600 a month in Kansas

Recent research by Rent., formerly known as, shows cities in the United States with the cheapest cost of rent. Jon Leckie, a Data Journalist for Rent., said that Rent. looked at the average rent, dollar increase, and year-over-year percent change in every U.S. city with a population of more than 50,000 for a combination of one- and two-bedroom units.

2020 Iowa derecho: two years later

IOWA — August 10th, 2020 is a day many Iowans will never forget. The full force of Mother Nature was unleashed on the state in the form a derecho – a severe storm with hurricane force winds tearing in a straight line across Iowa. It would prove to be the costliest thunderstorm disaster in US […]

Ames Police Department investigating death at apartment complex

AMES, Iowa — The Ames Police Department is investigating the death of a person at an apartment complex on Wednesday. Officers responded to a report of a deceased person at the 425 Welch Ave. apartments. The deceased person was transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office where an autopsy will be conducted to determine the […]

Area Airports To Receive State Funding As Part Of 2023 State Aviation Program

Ames, Iowa — Two airports in our area have received part of $8.3 million from the fiscal year 2023 State Aviation Program. The Iowa Transportation Commission says the grants that were given as part of the State Aviation Program are in both the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and the Aviation Vertical Infrastructure programs.

Ames startup Genvax Technologies raises $6.5M seed round

Genvax Technologies, a startup animal vaccine company located in Ames, has secured $6.5 million in series seed funding. United Animal Health led the financing round with participation from Johnsonville Ventures, Iowa Corn Growers Association, Summit Agricultural Group and Ag Startup Engine. Founded in Feb. 2021, Genvax is developing a non-living...