Archive | October, 2016

22 Push-Up Event at DMACC

22 Push-Up Event at DMACC

Posted on 31 October 2016 by KWBG

The “In My Boots” student organization at the DMACC Boone Campus is sponsoring a 22 Push Up Challenge from 12:15-12:45 p.m., on Wed., Nov. 9, to raise awareness about suicide among military veterans.   The event will take place on campus in the Courter Center (student center) or the gymnasium.

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James A. (Jim) Whittlesey

Posted on 31 October 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A funeral service has been set for 86-year old James A. (Jim) Whittlesey of Boone, Iowa.  He passed away Thursday, October 27, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.  The Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 10:00 AM at Grace Episcopal Church, 707 8th Street, Boone, Iowa.  The […]

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Steve Van Pelt

Posted on 31 October 2016 by KWBG

OGDEN, Iowa—A funeral service has been set for 60-year old Steve Van Pelt of Ogden, Iowa.  He passed away Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, Iowa.  Steve’s wishes were to be cremated.  A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the Community […]

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Members of the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) softball team prepare to each do 22 push-ups while wearing their “In My Boots” t-shirts.  A 22 Push-Up Challenge will be held from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., on Wed., Nov. 9, to raise awareness about suicide among military veterans. The event will take place on campus in the Courter Center (student center) or the gymnasium. The Veteran’s Administration estimates that an average of 22 veterans commit suicide each day.

22 Push-Up Event at DMACC

Posted on 31 October 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The “In My Boots” student organization at the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Boone Campus is sponsoring a 22 Push Up Challenge from 12:15-12:45 p.m., on Wed., Nov. 9, to raise awareness about suicide among military veterans. The event will take place on campus in the Courter Center (student center) or the gymnasium. […]

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Boone Fire Fighters use auger with hand drill to auger grain from inside the rescue tube, allowing the trapped individual to climb out.

Fire Fighters Train for Grain Bin Rescues

Posted on 31 October 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Fire Fighters went through training last weekend, to practice grain bin rescues and to learn how to use new equipment that was recently made available to several departments.  Boone County Farm Bureau recently decided to make sure that all Boone County Fire Departments were equipment with life saving apparatus used in grain […]

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KWBG Sports for October 31st

Posted on 31 October 2016 by KWBG

CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester and Aroldis (ah-ROHL’-dihs) Chapman were terrific as the Chicago Cubs beat Cleveland 3-2 to pull within three games to two in the World Series. Lester gave up two runs over six innings and Chapman tossed one-hit ball over 2 2/3 innings to help the Cubs stay alive in the series. […]

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Left to Right, DMACC President Dr. Rob Denson, Moeller and Dr. Kim Linduska, Executive Vice President  Academic Affairs and Ankeny Campus Provost

Moeller Recognized With Support Staff Service Award

Posted on 29 October 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Nancy Moeller of the DMACC Boone Campus received the Support Staff Service Award.  Moeller, who lives in Boone, has worked in Student Services since she was hired full-time in January of 2002 and, prior to that, worked as a 1,000 hour employee of the College.  She has served on the Quality of Work Life […]

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#6 Madrid advances past Pleasantville 27-20

Posted on 29 October 2016 by KWBG

#6 Madrid advances in the 1A Football Tournament 27-20 over Pleasantville on Friday Night. #6 Madrid improves to 9-1 on the season and will travel to #4 Van Meter on November 4th for a right to go to the 1A Semifinals.

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#10 Boone over #9 Creston 22-21 (With Audio Clips)

Posted on 29 October 2016 by KWBG

http://www.kwbg.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/schminketd.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSTanner Schminke touchdown with :32.8 to go   Schminke to Mason Hulse back to Schminke 2pt conversion   Final Toreador Kickoff   For the entire game a subscription to network1sports.com is necessary. With the subscription you can go back and listen to any sports KWBG has […]

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Dr. Simon Estes will be speaking at the DMACC Boone Campus on November 2nd.

Simon Estes to Visit DMACC Boone Campus

Posted on 28 October 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—World-renowned opera star and Iowa native Simon Estes has joined the Des Moines Area Community College community this academic year as a distinguished guest lecturer. Dr. Estes studied under Charles Kellis at the University of Iowa before being admitted to The Juilliard School of Music in New York City in 1964. He received a […]

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