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Annual Dog Swim for Canine Corral

Annual Dog Swim for Canine Corral

Posted on 24 August 2017 by KWBG

Wednesday night the Boone Municipal Swimming Pool along with the Canine Corral held the annual dog swim.  The pool has officially closed for the summer but the last several years they have held a dog swim on the final night.  This year over 175 dogs (and one pig) were in attendance along with their people. […]

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Boone County Hospital Clinics Donation for School Supplies

Boone County Hospital Clinics Donation for School Supplies

Posted on 22 August 2017 by KWBG

The Boone County Hospital Clinics in Boone, Ogden and Madrid provided school supplies to the local elementary schools. For $5, the staff at the clinics were able to wear jeans to work for a day. The money raised was used to buy school supplies for local schools

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Power Pole on Fire

Power Pole on Fire

Posted on 21 August 2017 by KWBG

On Monday morning, the Boone Fire Department assisted Alliant Energy with a power pole on fire and a downed power line  in the 1100 block of Montana Road. Montana Road was shut down and power outages were reported in the area.  (Photo courtesy Fire Chief Justin Adams)

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New playground equipment at Sacred Heart School

New playground equipment at Sacred Heart School

Posted on 17 August 2017 by KWBG

In late July and early August, many dedicated, and somewhat sweaty volunteers, removed old playground equipment and put up  new at Sacred Heart School in Boone.

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Some of the families attending the Great American Solar Eclipse Celebration at the Herman Park Pavilion in Boone Tuesday evening.

Library Hosts Solar Eclipse Celebration

Posted on 16 August 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The solar eclipse will occur next Monday, August 21st beginning a little after 11:30 AM and completed by 2:30 PM.  Locally, the eclipse will be a partial eclipse with an estimated 95% coverage.  The Ericson Public Library was recently chosen as one of 75 libraries nationwide to receive a grant from NASA and this […]

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BCH Bench honoring Scheuermann

BCH Bench honoring Scheuermann

Posted on 15 August 2017 by KWBG

The main entrance of the Boone County Hospital recently received a wonderful donation.  Friend and family of the late Mike Scheuermann dedicated his memory. Mike served on the Hospital Foundation Board for 8 years.

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Kokemiller's Super Bull

Kokemiller’s Super Bull

Posted on 14 August 2017 by KWBG

Kokemiller Farms of Madrid took third place at the Iowa State Fair Super Bull with Vern, the 2,562 pound Hereford bull.  Vern is a six year old registered Hereford bull from Weiss and Sons of Manning Iowa. Vern was broke to lead a little over 2 months ago and looked like an old pro unloading and […]

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Teri Smith of Boone Receives Blue Ribbon at Iowa State Fair

Teri Smith of Boone Receives Blue Ribbon at Iowa State Fair

Posted on 11 August 2017 by KWBG

Teri Smith of Boone has made the big time at the Iowa State Fair. Her quilt received a Blue Ribbon in “Whole “Cloth Quilt” and Best of Show for “Hand Quilting!!”  

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New License Plate Designs

New License Plate Designs

Posted on 10 August 2017 by KWBG

The Department of Transportation has revealed three designs for a new vehicle license plate.  You can vote for the design of your choice by going to https://iowadot.gov/StateFair/PickAPlate.aspx.

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Cuddle Bears to Ronald McDonald House

Cuddle Bears to Ronald McDonald House

Posted on 09 August 2017 by KWBG

Jo Erb of Boone worked with Usborne Books to donate 45 Cuddle Bears to the Ronald McDonald House of Des Moines for children and their families during their stay there. Pictured are Jo Erb and her granddaughter Pyper making the presentation.

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