Archive | May, 2011

Ross Needham

Posted on 27 May 2011 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A funeral service has been set for 83-year old Ross Needham of the Westhaven Community in Boone, Iowa and formerly of rural Boone, Iowa. The service will be held Saturday, May 28th at 11:00 at the Chapel of the Westhaven Community in Boone, Iowa. Burial will be held at the Glenwood Cemetery in Ogden, […]

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Hospital Board Considers Doctor Hires

Posted on 26 May 2011 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Hospital Board of Trustees will be considering approval of a couple of contracts for doctors that become part of Boone County Family Medicine. A search had been underway for a doctor to replace Dr. James Hardinger who passed away unexpectedly two years ago. This month, Dr. Jerald Phipps went on an […]

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Central Iowa Expo Reps Update Supervisors

Posted on 26 May 2011 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Continued concerns by Boone County Supervisors about the financial viability of the Central Iowa Expo remain. Julie Weeks with Ames CVB and Kurt Phillips with the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce told the Supervisors this week that current operations will be handled by a committee of themselves and Bob Fisher with Boone’s Future. Weeks […]

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Motorcycle Accident Information Released

Posted on 26 May 2011 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Iowa State Patrol has released information about a motorcycle accident Monday near Luther. The operator was identified as 60 year old Gerald Gene Simpson of Fort Dodge. Troopers report that Simpson was traveling south on Highway 17, in a construction zone north of Luther when he braked and wrecked his motorcycle. Simpson sustained […]

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May 26, 2011

Posted on 26 May 2011 by KWBG

There are no new funeral announcements at this time.

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May 26, 2011

Posted on 26 May 2011 by KWBG

There are no new funeral announcements at this time.

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KWBG Sports at a Glance for May 26th

Posted on 26 May 2011 by KWBG

LOCAL RESULTS FROM LAST NIGHT HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALLBoone at Southeast Polk (Postponed)Ogden at Madrid (Postponed) HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALLBoone at Newton (Postponed) LOCAL SCHEDULE FOR TODAY HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALLBoone at NorwalkOgden at Bondurant FarrarVan Meter at Madrid HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALLAlgona at Boone (5:30pm on KWBG) Ogden at Bondurant FarrarMadrid at Ballard (Huxley)

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Transmission Line Proposed in Boone County

Posted on 25 May 2011 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Iowa Utilities Board staff was on hand in Boone to conduct a required informational meeting about a proposed electric transmission line. A large crowd of residents and property owners that had been notified showed up at the Gigglin’ Goat, many to protest the project. The Cyclone Wind Project would be built east of […]

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Drainage District Bid Accepted

Posted on 25 May 2011 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone and Webster County Supervisors met over the phone Wednesday as a Joint Drainage District Board. They accepted a bid from Reutzel Excavating for $45,305 for work in the drainage district which is the Don Williams Watershed. The bid was about 10% over the engineers estimate, but was still $4,300 less then the […]

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Historical Presentation

Posted on 25 May 2011 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Historical Society monthly Heritage Program will have a tie to the Memorial Day Holiday. The Society’s Executive Director Charles Irwin says the presentation will focus on military and fraternal symbolism in Boone cemeteries. Irwin says Suzanne Caswell developed the program several years ago, but it’s been updated to include burials from […]

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