Joni Ernst Headed To Ames

US Senate Candidate Joni Ernst will be wrapping up her 99 county tour, the “full Grassley,” in Story County this Thursday night with a rally in Ames! Join Joni and US Senator Chuck Grassley for the rally at 7:15 PM at Olde Main Restaurant in downtown Ames!
RSVP if you plan to attend by emailing Josie Peterson at
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Jensen Dinner Set For Monday

STORY CITY–  Story County Republicans will remember one of the party’s most revered activists and rally volunteers in her memory on October 27.

The annual Wendy Jensen Memorial Chili Supper is scheduled for 5:30 pm on Monday, October 27 at the Story City Community Center, 503 Elm Avenue.  Dinner will be served at 6 pm

Between 2008 and 2011, Jensen, a Story City native, made over 100,000 calls for Republican candidates.  Jensen passed away suddenly in 2011.

The supper is meant to inspire volunteers during the final Get-Out-The-Vote push in the county.  Story County legislative and county candidates will be on hand.   Mrs. Barbara Grassley and Congressman Steve King will give remarks.

There will be a minimum donation of $10 to attend.  Sponsors may purchase a table for $150.  Attendees should RSVP to

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October Newsletter is Now Available!

Our October 2014 Newsletter is now available!! Early voting is underway. Learn all the important dates you need to know, included in our newsletter. There’s a lot of volunteer opportunities and events this month, including an Early Voting Rally on Monday, October 13th with Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, the Iowa GOP Reagan Dinner with Michael Reagan on October 21st, and our own Wendy Jensen Memorial Chili Supper on October 27th. Don’t miss a thing!!! Check out our newsletter TODAY and SHARE it with your friends!

Time To Rally!

Story County Republicans will be helping organize and participate in a number of rallies to continue to stoke Republican enthusiasm and rally like-minded voters to the polls.

An early voting rally featuring Governor Terry Branstad, Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, and State Senate candidate Jeremy Davis is scheduled for 5 pm, October 13, in front of Alpha Gamma Rho house at 201 Gray Avenue in Ames. See the event flyer for full details.

The Story County Republican Central Committee will then meet later that night at 7 pm at Oakwood Road Community Center in Ames.  Secretary Of State candidate Paul Pate will attend and present remarks.




Ames Conservative Breakfast On Thursday!

There will be two speakers at this month’s Ames Conservative Breakfast, which will take place on Thursday, October 2 at Pizza Ranch, 1404 Boston Avenue, from 7-8 am.

The first speaker is Keith Morgan, Emergency Management Coordinator, Story County Emergency Management.  Keith will describe the mission of emergency management how citizens can participate.  Morgan will describe who serves on the commission and their duties.

The second speaker will be Greg Shaw, President of the Cyclone Amateur Radio Club. He will be sharing information about ham radios, including licensing, uses, and testing procedures.

League Forum Set For October 2

From a news release by the Ames League Of Women Voters:

The public is invited to a candidate forum for contested Story County races on Thursday, Oct 2nd, 7-9pm, in the Council Chambers in the Ames City Hall, 515 Clark Avenue.

The candidates in contested races include Paul Toot, Rick Sanders, William Klees, and Lauris Olson for Board of Supervisors; James Cheek, and Stacie Herridge for County Recorder; and Stephen Holmes and Stephen Howell for County Attorney.

The forum will be televised on Public Access Channel 12. This is an opportunity to meet the candidates, hear their views, and ask questions. Want more information? Go to or call 515-292-5537.