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Ames, Iowa is located in Story County. Zip codes in Ames, IA include 50012, 50013, and 50011. The median home price in Ames is $225,000 which is roughly $140/per square foot. More Ames information.

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Walmart Won't Sell Beer to Dad With Teen In Tow

Via The Des Moines Register , your latest tale of our nanny culture gone nuts . This story comes courtesy of an Ames, Iowa, Walmart, where a man named Jim Davis was barred from buying a bottle of Smirnoff and two six-packs of Budweiser.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Volunteers in Ames 'Stand Down' for Homeless Veterans

When emergency strikes in the military, it orders a "stand down" for its troops - an order to cease what you're doing until the problem is resolved.


Fox News

Teen daughter kills booze sale

Wal-mart refuses to sell alcohol to 57-year-old man because his teen daughter he was shopping with had no ID.



Want To Live Longer? Go For A Five Minute Run, Says Iowa State University Researcher

Want To Live Longer? Go For A Run, Says Iowa State Researcher AMES, Iowa - Need an incentive to lace up your shoes and go for a run? A new Iowa State University study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, found running for just five or 10 minutes a day can significantly reduce your risk of death from cardiovascular ... (more)


Mon Jul 28, 2014


Running reduces risk of death regardless of duration, speed

A study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that running for only a few minutes a day or at slow speeds may significantly reduce... Running for only a few minutes a day or at slow speeds may significantly reduce a person's risk of death from cardiovascular disease compared to someone who does not run, ... (more)


Fri Jul 25, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Explosive New Series Has Iowa Connections

A new drama is about to hit the small screen with a special connection to the state of Iowa.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Stabbing Investigation near Ames

AMES, Iowa-Story County Sheriff's deputies were called to Crestview Mobile Home Park at 5615 Lincolnway, after 2AM Thursday.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Chinese grad student pleads guilty in military sensors smuggling case

A Chinese doctoral student pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque to three federal felonies stemming from his attempt to illegally export U.S.-made military sensors to China.



City to Study Ways to Make Ames' Campustown Safer for Bicyclists

AMES, Iowa - City officials in Ames are trying to address concerns about bike safety in a problematic section of Lincoln Way, between Howard and Lynn avenues Businesses have complained that bicyclists are riding on sidewalks and causing problems with their customers.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

American Library Association

Ames Public Library awarded 2014 Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Program Grant

The Association for Library Service to Children has awarded the 2014 ALSC/Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Program Grant to the Ames Public Library.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

US News & World Report

Will Debit Card Rewards Become a Perk of the Past?

Along with closing bank branches and the elimination of free checking accounts, debit card rewards are one more piece of the banking industry on the way out.


Agri Marketing

Temple Grandin Reports Progress In Cattle Handling, Reports New Issues

TEMPLE GRANDIN REPORTS PROGRESS IN CATTLE HANDLING, REPORTS NEW ISSUES Jul. 21, 2014 BrownfieldAgNews reports: Animal handling expert Temple Grandin delivered some good news at the International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare in Ames, Iowa.


Sun Jul 20, 2014


Legally blind man sets personal record in Show-Me State Games duathlon

Todd Cowan looked like all the other competitors at the duathlon of the Show-Me State Games.


Sat Jul 19, 2014


Four Colorado horses confirmed with vesicular stomatitis

Four horses in Colorado have been confirmed with vesicular stomatitis, adding to the 11 horses and two cattle in Texas already diagnosed with the disease.


KWQC-TV Davenport

News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press

A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for meeting a girl at a Davenport library for a sex act.


Fri Jul 18, 2014

Alpha Zeta

2014 NALC in Ames, IA

March 27-29, Alpha Zeta members from across the country met in central Iowa for the 2014 National Agricultural Leadership Conference.


Thu Jul 17, 2014

Mirror, mirror on the wall - who has the best physique of all?

Just like in the Disney version of the fairy tale " Snow White " when the wicked stepmother queen looks in her magic mirror and asks 'Magic mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?' and the mirror replies, "My queen, you are the fairest of them all, ' such it is in bodybuilding.


Sys-Con Media

REG Restarts Texas Biodiesel Plant, Company Continues to Increase...

Leading biodiesel producer Renewable Energy Group Incorporated has re-started the former North Texas Bio Energy plant, which is located in New Boston, Texas.


Wed Jul 16, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Iowa parents trying new kid tracking wristbands

"I don't see a necessary thing to have but maybe when they got older," said Cora Caligiuri, a mother from Ames.


Tue Jul 15, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Ames Says No to Snake Breeder

Call it snakes on a Twain. Twain Street, that is, in Ames. That's where 26-year-old Kyle Thompson lives with 44 snakes.



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