Posted on 23 May 2014 by KWBG
BOONE, Iowa—Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad employees and volunteers are getting close to putting their handicapped accessible car back into service. The car has been out of service for some time. Recently, replacement wheels were found in Nebraska. Funds were raised, including a grant from Boone County Community Endowment with the balance covered by a […]
Posted on 22 May 2014 by KWBG
BOONE, Iowa—Ground was broken this week on the new DMACC Softball field. The field is located on property owned by DMACC will be between the DMACC Baseball field and Cedar Pointe Golf Course. The field is expected to be ready for use next season.
Posted on 20 May 2014 by KWBG
BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council’s Utility Committee met Monday evening to talk about a rash of claims about individual sewer service lines either breaking down or collapsing, especially in the northeast part of the city. The matter then moved from the Committee meeting to the full Council meeting, but the Council has not made any […]
Posted on 19 May 2014 by KWBG
BOONE, Iowa—ABATE District 25 in partnership with Boone Mayor John Slight declare May 2014 as Motorcycle Awareness Month. Dozens of motorcycle riders joined together the morning of May 17th to collectively demonstrate the importance of motorcycle awareness. Mayor Slight asks citizens and visitors to keep a watchful eye for motorcycle riders and be aware. The […]
Posted on 15 May 2014 by KWBG
The DMACC Bears had their opening game of the NJCCA DII National Softball Championship delayed by 4 hours and then postponed after 2 innings of play on Wednesday. Play resumes in the top of the third this morning at 9:30 with a score of DMACC 2, Kalamazoo 2. Ryan Wendt will have the call […]
Posted on 12 May 2014 by KWBG
New design to functionally connect the east and west sides of the stadium, and add permanent seating options and price points.
Posted on 12 May 2014 by KWBG
BOONE, Iowa—The first time “Edible Book Festival” was held Saturday at the Ericson Public Library and the children’s book “Rainbow Fish” collected two honors, People’s Choice and Best Entry from a Children’s Book. Most Visually Appealing went to “Of Mice and Men” and “Pun”niest/Funniest was award to an entry for “Charlotte’s Web”
Posted on 10 May 2014 by KWBG
BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Parks Commission invited the public to review ideas developed by Iowa State University students for a possible Bell Park. Neil Goeppinger (pictured on the left) has a collection of bells and is considering ideas to make them available for public viewing. The City of Boone and the city’s Park Commission are considering […]
Posted on 09 May 2014 by KWBG
BOONE, Iowa—Boone Mayor John Slight recognized Arbor Day with a proclamation Friday morning at McHose Park. Arbor Day recognition is one of the requirements to maintain a Tree City USA status. Boone recently received it’s 27th Tree City USA award.
Posted on 06 May 2014 by KWBG
The Ogden Girls Golfers won the West Central Activities Conference title Monday in Panora. Ogden shot a team score of 447 which was 13 strokes better than 2nd place Earlham. The Bulldogs also had the medalist as Emily Rinehart shot a 94 to take the honor. Sveta Hansen finished 3rd with a 108 and Kylie […]