Posted on 20 June 2014 by KWBG
BOONE, Iowa–The Boone School Board officially approved the contract for Kristopher Byam as the new Boone High School Principal Thursday evening. Byam replaces Dr. Ben Johnson who recently accepted a position with the Bismarck, North Dakota School District as an Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Schools. Byam was selected from a field of more than a […]
Posted on 18 June 2014 by KWBG
BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Board of Supervisors took time Wednesday to recognize Dr. Wayne Rouse for his years of service to the Boone County Board of Health. Rouse has been on the Board for 29-years and served 28-years as the Chairman. Rouse has resigned from the Board and will step down the end of June. […]
Posted on 17 June 2014 by KWBG
BOONE, Iowa—The peak wind gust at the Boone Municipal Airport Monday night was 63 mph shortly after 11:30 PM. That’s when emergency responders received multiple calls of damage in the community. This tree in the 1100 Block of 3rd Street was one of the victims. The Boone Fire Department answered the call to make sure […]
Posted on 12 June 2014 by KWBG
BOONE, Iowa—Emily McColloch, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce Events Coordinator appeared on the KWBG News/Public Affairs Program “Tuned In” last week and noted that the 2014 Pufferbilly Days™ was only three months away. Since then, the new logo and theme have been released and before long memorabilia will be appearing. With the 2014 Pufferbilly Days™ only […]
Posted on 09 June 2014 by KWBG
BOONE, Iowa—Teams and individuals joined survivors and the public took part in the 2014 Relay for Life of Boone County. Autumn Weaver, 2010 Boone High School graduate and holder of the Miss Iowa title in the National Miss American Coed Pageant was challenged to walk laps all 6-hours by the Boone News Republican. Boone Fire […]
Posted on 06 June 2014 by KWBG
BOONE, Iowa—Members of Company C, 2nd Battalion, 147th Aviation received a packed house sendoff Thursday afternoon in Boone. Major General Timothy Orr, Adjutant General Iowa National Guard said the unit is the best of the best and the community will once again support not only the unit but their families during this deployment.
Posted on 29 May 2014 by KWBG
BOONE, Iowa—D & J’s Tree Service of Boone is contracted to remove a large Silver Maple from the intersection of Mamie Eisenhower and Cedar Streets. Mike Cornelis, Parks Superintendent and City Forester, says the tree was designated for removal because of it’s size, age and the amount of damage is had sustained. He says there’s […]
Posted on 27 May 2014 by KWBG
BOONE, Iowa—There was a nice turnout for the annual Boone Memorial Day Ceremony. Fred Greiner, President and Chief Operations Officer of Fareway Stores served as the Emcee for the event. David Brown, Director of Psychological Health for the 132nd Fighter Wing of the Iowa National Guard delivered the address.
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.