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Downtown Incentive dollars at work

Downtown Incentive dollars at work

Posted on 11 July 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, IA – The City of Boone recently approved additional dollars toward  the Downtown Incentive Fund.  The latest project to benefit from those assisting funds is the Bowers Digmann  Building on Keeler Street.    

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Nelson to leave City

Nelson to leave City

Posted on 06 July 2016 by KWBG

Boone City Administrator Luke Nelson will become the City Manager for Norwalk, Iowa. A search for Nelson’s replacement is expected to begin immediately.

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Ike & Mamie’s 100th

Ike & Mamie’s 100th

Posted on 05 July 2016 by KWBG

On Friday evening, history buffs gathered at Mamie’s Birthplace in Boone to celebrate the century mark for the couple.  There were yard games, classic cars, Dixie Band music, and of course, food!

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Happy 4th of July from KWBG

Happy 4th of July from KWBG

Posted on 01 July 2016 by KWBG

Have a happy and safe 4th of July weekend!

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Bible reading on the Courthouse lawn

Bible reading on the Courthouse lawn

Posted on 30 June 2016 by KWBG

Boone County is taking part in the Iowa 99 County Bible Reading Marathon. Volunteers are reading 15 minutes at a time, and expect to read through the entire Bible by sometime on July 3.  

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4-H Members to Attend Iowa 4-H Conference and ROUNDUP

4-H Members to Attend Iowa 4-H Conference and ROUNDUP

Posted on 29 June 2016 by KWBG

Iowa 4-H Youth Conference is a gathering of more than 900 high school youth from across Iowa in Ames on the Iowa State University campus from June 28- 30. Front Row: Josie Sharp, Josie Noland, McKayla Dozier and Amelia Verkade Back Row: Sierra Miller, Karolyn Peterson, Madelyn Ostendorf, Aaliyah Scott, Ebony Scott, Vanessa Scott, Landra […]

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2016 Pufferbilly Logo

2016 Pufferbilly Logo

Posted on 28 June 2016 by KWBG

The Pufferbilly Days™ Steering Committee unveiled the 2016 Pufferbilly Days™ logo and theme late last week. The theme “Forty Years in Gear” expresses the 40th year celebrating Boone’s railroad heritage with vibrant colors and an engine with gear elements tied throughout. Pufferbilly Days™ will be September 8-11, 2016.

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Successful “Junkin’ in June” !

Successful “Junkin’ in June” !

Posted on 27 June 2016 by KWBG

Last weekend was perfect weather for junkin’.  Some vendors set up on the corner of 8th and Story but there were twenty plus vendors throughout Central Iowa that participated.

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Bridge coming down

Bridge coming down

Posted on 24 June 2016 by KWBG

As Boone County Secondary Roads Department removed the fallen piece of the Wagon Wheel bridge,  they found that the western pier was twisted from the ice impact earlier this year. Thus, that was also removed.  

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Boone Sophomore Wins Patriotic Art Scholarship

Boone Sophomore Wins Patriotic Art Scholarship

Posted on 23 June 2016 by KWBG

VFW Post 817 & Auxiliary are happy to announce that Boone High School Sophomore, Jackson Smith, won $100 for 1st Place at the local level and $350 for 2nd Place at the State of Iowa, Young American Creative Patriotic Art Scholarship competition. Jackson is the son of Jason and Christie Smith of Boone.

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