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in the Spotlight

  • Fair Housing March Moved to April 23

    Due to the weather forecast, the public march to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act has been postponed. The event has been rescheduled to Monday, April 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Annual Eco Fair Set for April 21

    For Ames residents interested in learning more about water conservation, reducing electric consumption, Energy Star appliances, low-impact landscaping, shrinking their carbon footprint, getting involved in environmental issues and more, the Eco Fair has the answers!

  • Storm Water Improvements Project Begins Monday

    A project to reconnect storm water lines to adjacent storm sewer intakes will begin Monday, April 9, on Duff Avenue from East O’Neil Drive to East 20th Street, O’Neil Drive between Douglas Avenue and Duff Avenue, and Douglas Avenue between East 20th Street and O’Neil Drive.