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  • Spring Yard Waste Free Day Set for May 13

    The spring Yard Waste Free Day will be held on Saturday, May 13, at Chamness Technology, which has a new site at 400 Freel Drive in east Ames. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Residents will be able to get rid of yard waste, including brush, at no charge during this event.

  • Vault Replacement Delayed

    A project to replace two concrete vault lids in Downtown Ames has been delayed by weather. The new start day is Monday, May 1. Ames Electric Services will be working with a contractor to replace concrete vault lids, and the project will affect some parking spaces and traffic flow.

  • Historic Preservation Commission To Host Speaker

    The Ames Historic Preservation Commission invites the public to a presentation by Steve Wilke-Shapiro, architect with Slingshot Architecture in Des Moines. The presentation will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 8, in the City Council Chambers, Ames City Hall, 515 Clark Ave.