Archive | June, 2012

Grand Opening Held at Railroad Museum

Posted on 30 June 2012 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The formal ribbon cutting ceremony and Grand Opening were held Saturday at the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum and Historical Center in Boone.  The new museum is tied to the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad.  Construction on the building began in June 2011.  The museum has been open since the Memorial Day weekend, while […]

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June 30, 2012

Posted on 30 June 2012 by KWBG

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Fire Department Handles Gas Leaks

Posted on 29 June 2012 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Fire Fighters spent several hours dealing with a couple of gas leaks Thursday.  The first at Fareway in the Boone Industrial Park when a semi that was being serviced rolled into a shed and struck a 500 gallon LP Tank.  The shop area was evacuated.  Fire fighters were able to shut down the […]

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Hospital Budget Up For 2013 Fiscal Year

Posted on 29 June 2012 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Hospital Board of Trustees have approved a proposed budget for the new fiscal year, that estimates net revenue and expenditures of about $45-million.  That amount is up from the 2012 Fiscal Year budget by about $2-million.  The biggest share of the increase will be the dollars being spent for the new […]

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June 29, 2012

Posted on 29 June 2012 by KWBG

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Posted on 29 June 2012 by KWBG

ICE CREAM DESSERT by CKCrush 28 Oreo cookies. Add 3/4 stick of melted butter to the cookie mixture and put in a 9″x13″ pan. Put this in the freezer for 5 minutes. In the meantime, have a 1/2 gallon of vanilla ice cream melting slightly. Add slices of ice cream to the top of the cookie […]

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KWBG Sports at a Glance for June 29th

Posted on 29 June 2012 by KWBG

LOCAL RESULTS FROM YESTERDAY HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL Dallas Center Grimes over Boone 4-0 Ogden over Guthrie Center 14-0 (3inn) Earlham over Madrid 6-1 HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Dallas Center Grimes over Boone 4-0 (Boone is 16-11) Ogden over Guthrie Center 14-2 Earlham over Madrid 6-0 LOCAL SCHEDULE FOR TODAY HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL Boone at Johnston Ogden […]

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Hospital Fiscal Year Ending In Good Condition

Posted on 28 June 2012 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Even though another months worth of financial data will be needed to wrap up the Boone County Hospital’s 2012 Fiscal Year, the early numbers are very encouraging.  Through the month of May, the net gain for the year to date is just about $900,000.  That compares to just under $650,000 a year ago.  Hospital […]

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Hot Weather To Greet Gospel Fest

Posted on 28 June 2012 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Annual Herman Park Gospel Fest is planned for Saturday and Mother Nature promises to make it memorable by continuing to pour hot and humid weather into the KWBG area.  The Gospel Fest brings together a number of artists from five states, performing Saturday afternoon at the Pavilion in Herman Park.  Performances will begin […]

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Moped Rider Injured

Posted on 28 June 2012 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Police have reported that a 60-year old moped operator was taken to the Boone County Hospital after he was struck by a car over the noon hour on Wednesday.  Doyle Gene Swan was traveling south on Story Street, when a vehicle, operated by 52-year old Kathryn Qynn Fillmore of Ames pulled across Story […]

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