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Posted July 15, 2016in Ames, Community Cover Story, Community Featured, Community Blogs, In Living, Web Exclusives

Ames Resident selected as President for Mensa Foundation

Mensa Foundation Elects New Board President                  ARLINGTON, TEXAS (7/15/2016) – The Mensa Education and Research Foundation supports and celebrates the work of intelligent people                through its scholarships, awards program and gifted youth outreach. The Foundation has announced changes in its board leadership with the                election of

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Posted September 07, 2015in Ames, Web Exclusives

3rd Annual “Walk for Wellness, Race for Recovery” 5K run/walk

WHEN:  Saturday, September 26, 2015; Check-in between 8:00-8:45 AM, Race begins at 9:00 AM WHY: To join the National Recovery Month effort to raise awareness that behavioral health is essential to overall health, that prevention works, treatment is effective, and people can and do recover WHO: Everyone is welcome—all ages

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Posted September 04, 2015in Ames, Web Exclusives

The New York Times science journalist Carl Zimmer will speak at ISU Sept. 17

AMES, Iowa — Award-winning science journalist Carl Zimmer, who reports from the frontiers of biology where scientists are expanding our understanding of life, will speak at Iowa State University. Zimmer will present “Science in an Age of Doubters and Deniers” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Memorial Union

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Posted September 02, 2015in Adel, Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Community Featured, Beaverdale, Bondurant, Boone, Clear Lake, Clive, Des Moines West, Downtown, Greene County, Grimes, Johnston, North Polk, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

Spicy Lemon Chicken Soup

Have you found yourself gazing into the ‘fridge helplessly wondering what to fix for dinner? I was in that spot a few days ago. It was a few more days until my next planned “provisioning” trip. I really didn’t want to make a stop at the store. Inside my refrigerator

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Posted August 31, 2015in Adel, Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Beaverdale, Community Blogs, Bondurant, Boone, Clear Lake, Clive, Des Moines West, Downtown, Greene County, Grimes, Johnston, North Polk, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

THANKS!!!! – National Courtesy Month

The concept of courtesy and respect for others is never more important. With the changes that are occurring in our nation, being considerate of others is an attribute that we need to be reminded of. Courtesy seems to be disappearing in our society.   Having or showing a behavior that

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Posted August 18, 2015in Adel, Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Beaverdale, Community Blogs, Bondurant, Boone, Clear Lake, Clive, Des Moines West, Downtown, Greene County, Grimes, Johnston, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

Looking For a Wine List Bargain? Go Off the Beaten Path.

One recent Saturday morning, a friend sent me the wine list for Green Zebra, one of Chicago’s top vegetarian restaurants, and asked for my advice. He was dining there that evening with friends who enjoyed wine but weren’t obsessive about it. So he would be tasked with ordering for the

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Posted August 05, 2015in Adel, Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Beaverdale, Community Blogs, Bondurant, Boone, Clear Lake, Clive, Des Moines West, Downtown, Greene County, Grimes, Johnston, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

Walt Disney at the Iowa State Fair

No – Walt Disney won’t physically be present at the Iowa State Fair, but, he will be present in “spirit”. The “spirit” is in the form of keeping the State Fair clean and attractive. Anyone that has visited a Disney property knows the “rest of the story” and that they

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Posted August 05, 2015in Advice Column, Ames

Q: Can chiropractic care really help with bed wetting (enuresis)?

A: Families struggling with a child that continues to wet the bed unfortunately understands the stigma attached to their child. Sleepovers become non-existent and camping trips are passed over because their child is too embarrassed. Many people ask if chiropractic care can help with enuresis, and while we never answer

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Posted August 05, 2015in Ames, Community Featured, Email blast

So long, summer

It’s plenty hot outside, but the end of summer looming on the horizon. As Ames Public Library winds down a summer of superheroes, we’ll be gearing up for back to school and fall in Ames. There are still a few chances to escape the ordinary at the Library, including free

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Posted August 05, 2015in Ames, Featured Story

Deli slam dunk

Depot Deli and Cookies, Etc. has only been open for a few weeks now, but it’s the perfect addition to a growing list of shops that have taken over the old railroad depot at the end of Main Street. If you’re a sucker for a good sandwich and a cup

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