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Phone Scam Alert

Phone Scam Alert

Posted on 26 August 2015 by KWBG

The Boone Chamber sent out this warning today regarding a potential phone scam: We were alerted today by a Chamber member of a current scam where callers claim to represent Alliant. The caller informs you that you are delinquent on your power bill and you will need to call them back on a toll-free number to arrange payment or purchase […]

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Pooches in Paradise

Pooches in Paradise

Posted on 26 August 2015 by KWBG

The City of Boone hosted the Pooches in Paradise dog swim last night at the Boone Municipal Swimming Pool.  There were about 70 dogs in attendance and many of their people.  Some dogs and people got in the water and some watched from the sidelines but everyone had a great time!  There are more pictures […]

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Construction Accident Affects Mediacom Service

Construction Accident Affects Mediacom Service

Posted on 25 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Mediacom customers in Ames, Boone, Huxley, Madrid, Nevada, Randall and Story City lost service Tuesday when a contractor working in the Sheldahl area severed a major fiber optic conduit.  The fiber is owned by Windstream and Mediacom leases a portion of the fiber to provide service.  Since the cable was completely severed, any service, […]

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Historic Whistle Donated to B&SVRR/James H. Andrew Museum

Historic Whistle Donated to B&SVRR/James H. Andrew Museum

Posted on 25 August 2015 by KWBG

Last week, long time railroad fans Griff and Jill Hamilton resurrected a rare piece of Iowa railroading history by donating a very special gift to Boone’s Iowa Railroad Historical Society/James H. Andrew Railroad Museum and History Center.  You can read the complete story at http://www.kwbg.com/2015/08/24/historic-whistle-donated-to-bsvrrjames-h-andrew-museum/.

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Mr. Z on Tuned In on Monday

Mr. Z on Tuned In on Monday

Posted on 24 August 2015 by KWBG

Mr. Z  – Zach Stier – from the Ericson Public Library was our Tuned In guest on Monday to give us the details of the upcoming Family Resouce Fair to be held at the library from 9 a.m.- noon on September 2nd.

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New Sign May be Operational This Week

New Sign May be Operational This Week

Posted on 20 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Another step completed in replacing the message board sign that was located at Mamie Eisenhower and Story in front of Medicap Pharmacy.  Several months ago, the lighted message board ceased to operate.  The City Council then decided to budget money to replace the sign with new, updated technology.  Money was budgeted and Waylon Andrews […]

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Many Turnout for Corridor Study Meeting

Many Turnout for Corridor Study Meeting

Posted on 19 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The City of Boone and the Iowa Department of Transportation hosted a public meeting for those interested in getting updated on a corridor study of US Highway 30 from the west side of Boone to IA 17.  The majority gathered around DOT engineers reviewing information about IA 17, in particular the discussion about realigning […]

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Erb places in Best Bagger Contest at Iowa State Fair

Erb places in Best Bagger Contest at Iowa State Fair

Posted on 15 August 2015 by KWBG

Trevor Erb, representing the Boone Fareway Store, took second place based on his speed, weight distribution among bags,  individual style and proper item arrangement.

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Boone County booth at the Iowa State Fair

Boone County booth at the Iowa State Fair

Posted on 14 August 2015 by KWBG

The Iowa State Fair is going on from August 13-23 and Boone County has a booth in the Varied Industries Building.  There is still time to volunteer to help at the booth by calling 432-3342 to sign up.    

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Fixing the Piano

Fixing the Piano

Posted on 13 August 2015 by KWBG

Chuck Behm assesses the damage to the outdoor piano at 8th & Story.  He has determined that the weather is responsible for the keys that popped off, and is working to develop a solution.

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