The mayor of Ames remains in the hospital in critical condition.

City officials report Mayor Ann Campbell suffered a heart attack while at the office Tuesday morning.

Family members say doctors were able to stabilize her and their removed a blockage in an artery.

They are guardedly optimistic cambell will recover but her doctors say its too early to make a prognosis.

Campbell is in the intensive care unit at Mary Greely Medical Center.

City officials say she is unable to receive visitors.