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Newly elected Ames village mayor dies

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Ames Mayor Richard Wilday died unexpectedly Friday after just 19 days in office. The 69-year-old longtime village resident was sworn in as mayor April 1. According to his daughter Melanie, he died of blood clots in his lungs. “Unfortunately the doctors thought it was pneumonia or bronchitis,” she said Monday. Wilday passed out Friday and was taken to Cobleskill Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Aside from the recent illness, Wilday had been in ...


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