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Left to Right:  Officer Connor McCuen, Officer Mario Gonzalez, Officer Cole Hilsabeck

Boone PD Has Three Graduate From Academy

Posted on 16 April 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Scheduling for shifts on the Boone Police Department will be getting a little easier in a month or so.  Three candidates graduated and became certified last week from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy.  Officer Connor McCuen, Officer Mario Gonzalez and Officer Cole Hilsabeck still have about 4-6 weeks of supervised training to complete with […]

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Hundreds Hunt Easter Eggs at Fairgrounds

Posted on 15 April 2017 by KWBG

BOONE,  Iowa—Hundreds of children and their families gathered at the Boone County Fairgrounds Saturday morning for the Fair Boards annual Easter Egg Hunt.  Some children were lining up as much as 15 minutes early.  Those 4 and under (and parents) started at 11:00, followed by those 5-to-7 years of age.  8-to-10year olds finished.  The annual […]

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Boone County Fairgrounds Pancake Days and Easter Egg Hunt

Boone County Fairgrounds Pancake Days and Easter Egg Hunt

Posted on 14 April 2017 by KWBG

The Boone County Fair Board will be holding their Pancake Days and Easter Egg Hunt this weekend.  Friday, April 14th, you can have pancakes from 4:30 p.m-7:00 p.m. at the fairgrounds.  Saturday, April 15th, there will be pancakes from 7:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  The Easter Egg Hung will take place at 11:00 a.m. and is free […]

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Free Breakfast and Lunch Summer Program

Free Breakfast and Lunch Summer Program

Posted on 13 April 2017 by KWBG

Boone Community Schools will be offering the free breakfast and lunch program this summer for children and teens 1-18.  It begins June 5 and continues through August 11.  Grab & Go breakfast begins at 7:45 a.m.  Lunch is 11:30-12:00 at Franklin Elementary. Summer Food Program Flyer 2017

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Rich Wrage Receives Distinguished Service Award

Rich Wrage Receives Distinguished Service Award

Posted on 12 April 2017 by KWBG

Regional Director at Iowa State University Extension received the Distinguished Service Award from Epsilon Sigma Phi Alpha Mu Chapter at ISU.  The Chapter recognizes extension professinals for meritorious service and distinguised partners for their extension promotion across Iowa.  Wrage has served in several leadership roles within the honor society.  Wrage  serves in Hardin, Boone, Story, […]

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Damage to Canyon Drive on March 31st

Canyon Drive in Ledges State Park Closed to Vehicles

Posted on 11 April 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The spring opening of Canyon Drive at the Ledges State Park will be delayed due to significant damage to the roadway.  According to Andy Bartlett, Park Manager, the hillside along the road has settled and created a substantial amount of damage to the road surface.  Bartlett says the park visitors will still be able […]

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Left to Right Julius Mohr behind the Habitat sign, Kyle Mohr, Kayla Mohr, Steve Stanton-Habitat for Humanity Board President, Mark and Kim Mohr

Next Habitat Home in Boone County in Madrid

Posted on 10 April 2017 by KWBG

MADRID, Iowa—The weather was sunny and warm and the building lot is ready to go.  Heart of Iowa Habitat for Humanity held a ground breaking ceremony Sunday in Madrid at the site of the next Habitat home.  The Mark and Kim Mohr family, including children Kayla, Kyle and Julius are the 27th partner family and […]

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Division Street Closure at UP Crossing Beginning Monday

Division Street Closure at UP Crossing Beginning Monday

Posted on 07 April 2017 by KWBG

Boone Public Works has announced plans to begin making repairs on the street and storm water intakes at the Union Pacific Railroad Crossing at Division Street in Boone, beginning Monday, April 10th.  It is expected that the closing will last about a week, weather permitting.  

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Left to Right:  Reynolds Cramer, Fareway CEO; Emily Toribio, Fareway Corporate Outreach and Communications; Dawn Ver Haah, MDA Divisional Director; Jillian Harper, MDA Iowa Executive Director; Brette Dowson, MDA Area Director; Tom Laven, Fareway Vice President of Direct Service Delivery; Fred Greiner, Fareway President and COO

Fareway Inc. Shamrock Tradition Continued to Grow in 2017

Posted on 06 April 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Muscular Dystrophy Association of Iowa announced today that its 2017 Fareway Shamrocks fundraising program raised $159,312 to help free kids and adults from the harm of muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases. This is the highest donation amount raised through the Shamrock program during the history of the Fareway Stores and MDA […]

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Brett Schmidt Presents Flags to Police, Fire, Sheriff Departments

Brett Schmidt Presents Flags to Police, Fire, Sheriff Departments

Posted on 05 April 2017 by KWBG

Brett Schmidt from Boone has made rustic flags to present to the Boone Fire Department, Police Department and Sheriff’s Department.  Brett says he enjoys making these flags and enjoys sharing his work with our local law enforcement and fire departments.

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