Ames Fire

A garage fire kept Ames firefighters busy yesterday afternoon, while causing roughly ten thousand dollars in damage. Firefighters say the blaze on Washington Avenue had engulfed the house by the time they arrived. They were able to

Be Careful Out There

Even with the recent rains, the harvest is underway across Iowa and that means big, slow moving equipment will again be on the roadways, Marshall County Sheriff Steve Hoffman says the first county accident occurred when a

Be Careful Out There #2

New studies find farming remains one of the world’s most dangerous professions. Iowa State University Extension agricultural engineer,Chuck Schwab, is reminding Iowans in the industry to slow down and take breaks. While older farmers may have many

Change of Venue?

The lawyer for the man accused of killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts says he may request a change of venue for the trial. Chad Frese of Marshalltown is representing 24-year-old Cristhian (Christian) Rivera, who is

Ready For Absentee Voting

With Fall almost upon us, it’s time for another season, election season. Marshall County says the Election Department will be ready for absentee balloting to begin on October 8th. Director of Elections Nan Benson says the Annex

El Nino More Likely

As we look to Fall beginning on Saturday, the National Climate Center is looking ahead to winter. It says the prospect of an El Nino weather pattern is becoming more and more likely. Forecasts for the last

Remembering Celia

The woman murdered on an Ames Golf Course will be honored at Saturday’s ISU/Akron football game. Celia Arozamena had been slated to be honored as the Cyclone Female Athlete of the Year. ISU Athletic Director Jamie Pollard

Repair, Rebuild, Restore

Marshalltown Churches, along with the Marshall County Prayer Task Force, have been in the tick of the post-tornado relief efforts, sometimes trying to step in when other agencies for one reason or another could not. This Saturday

Deadline Extended

Governor Kim Reynolds says the deadline for applying for individual disaster assistance has been extended through October 29th. This will allow more time for low-income families lower than $41,560 to apply for state aid. The previous deadline

Former ISU Golfer Found

Ames Police have charged a man with first-degree murder after a former Iowa State University golfer was found dead at a local golf course. Golfers on the Coldwater Golf coursed just east of Jack Trice Stadium found