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  • City of Ames Holiday Closings for Thanksgiving

    Many City of Ames departments and divisions will be closed during the Thanksgiving holiday.

    11/14/2018 11:30 AM

  • Third Fall Yard Waste Free Day is Saturday

    The third Yard Waste Free Day of the fall will be Saturday, Nov. 17, at Chamness Technology, 400 Freel Drive. This is the only Saturday of the fall Yard Waste Free Days that brush, in addition to leaves and grass clippings, can be dropped off free of charge.

    11/13/2018 11:30 AM

  • CyRide Survey Available Now; Public Meeting Set for Nov. 13

    CyRide users or potential users are encouraged to attend a public input meeting regarding possible service changes to be implemented in August 2019. The meeting will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the PEO Room of the Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave.

    11/08/2018 1:30 PM

  • Trout to Be Stocked at Ada Hayden on Nov. 16

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will stock Ada Hayden Heritage Park Lake with approximately 2,000 rainbow trout at noon on Friday, Nov. 16. The trout stocking will take place near the boat ramp on the north side of the lake.

    11/08/2018 1:00 PM

  • Applications Due by Dec. 14 for Outdoor Neighborhood Sculpture Program

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

    11/06/2018 9:00 AM

  • Nominations Accepted for Humanitarian Award

    The Ames Human Relations Commission is seeking nominations for its annual Humanitarian Award. The award recognizes and honors a worthy individual, whose contributions to our community demonstrate extraordinary quality, including efforts to promote diversity, fairness, and equality.

    11/01/2018 11:00 AM

  • New Human Resources Director Named

    Following a nationwide recruitment effort, City Manager Steve Schainker announced today the appointment of Bethany Jorgenson as the new Director of Human Resources for the City of Ames.

    10/26/2018 11:30 AM

  • 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.

    10/18/2018 11:30 AM