Ames Public Events This Summer? COVID19 Stories Project

Summertime is the time of recreation and many public events in Ames. The Ames City Council has scheduled for this decision making process to occur during their monthly council meeting on Tueday May 12.  Ames mayor John Haila gives us some insight into what we might expect Tuesday night.

The COVID-19 Stories Project, created by Special Collections & University Archives, helps capture the reality of a global pandemic through the lens of every Iowan. This project shines a light on the unique perspectives throughout our state, while providing future researches, scholars, and historians with information needed to tell our stories in the years to come. Daniel Hartwig, Head of Iowa StateUniversity’s Special Collections & University Archives explains the project, how you can record your story, and how you can hear them. To check out writing prompts, submit your story, or review terms and conditions, visit For questions, email


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Originally broadcast 05/11/2020
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