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in the Spotlight

  • Town Budget Meeting Set for November 1

    The City of Ames budget process kicks off in the fall with the annual Town Budget Meeting. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, in the City Council Chambers, second floor, City Hall, 515 Clark Ave.

  • West Lincoln Way Pavement Work Begins Oct. 22

    Pavement removal and replacement on West Lincoln Way from near the intersection of 500th Avenue (Y Avenue) to approximately 1,000 feet east will begin Monday, Oct. 22. The City of Ames has contracted with Manatt’s Inc., for this project, which is expected to be completed within five days.

  • Ames Voted Best-Tasting Water in Iowa for 2nd Year!

    For the second consecutive year, the water in Ames has been rated the best-tasting in Iowa by the judges at the Iowa Section - American Water Works Association in a blind-tasting event held this week in Dubuque.