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  • EcoChats Planned for 2020

    In celebration of two anniversary milestones this year, EcoFair 2020 will be bigger and better than ever. First, the 50th anniversary of worldwide Earth Day will be recognized on April 22. Second, the 10-year anniversary of the City of Ames EcoFair will be celebrated on Saturday, April 25.

  • Power Plant Repairs Delayed; Waste Diversion and Landfilling Continue

    Delays in receiving critical parts have stalled maintenance projects at the Ames Power Plant. Taking the Ames Power Plant offline has interrupted garbage processing at the Resource Recovery Plant (RRP), which serves as the trash processing system for Story County.

  • Applications Due by Dec. 13 for Outdoor Neighborhood Sculpture Program

    The City of Ames Public Art Commission encourages Ames residents to apply to have one of the current Ames Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition works of art installed in their neighborhood.

  • Union Pacific to Begin Track Maintenance

    Union Pacific Railroad will be performing track maintenance in the Ames area beginning on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The railroad will start working at 600th Avenue in Nevada and move west through Ames. Maintenance crews progress at roughly two miles per day depending on weather conditions.

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