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Boone Fire Department Hosts Open House

Posted on 12 October 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Fire Department traditionally has hosted an open house during Fire Prevention Week and that open house will be held Thursday afternoon and evening from 5:30 PM until 7:30 PM at the Boone Fire Department.  The Fire Prevention Week theme this is year is “Every Second Counts:  Plan 2 Ways Out”.  The open […]

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Levi Aron Vaughn, 26, Ogden, Iowa sentenced Wednesday in Domestic Abuse case.

Ogden Man Sentenced to Prison in Domestic Abuse Case

Posted on 12 October 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—An Ogden man has been sentenced to prison in a Boone County Domestic Abuse case.  In a release from the Boone County Attorney’s office, it was reported that the Boone County District Associates Court sentenced 26 year-old Levi Aron Vaughn from Ogden, Iowa to five years in state prison for the crime of Domestic […]

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Dallas County Conservation Awarded DOT Trails Grant

Posted on 10 October 2017 by KWBG

FORT MADISON, Iowa—The Iowa Transportation Commission has approved over $1.2 million for five State Recreational Trails Program projects.  The award includes $366,000 to the Dallas County Conservation Board for the Raccoon River Valley Trail to High Trestle Trail Phase 1 construction project.  The connector project is a proposed 9 mile trail project the two trails.  […]

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Habitat home nearing completion at 406 South Water Street in Madrid

Habitat Seeking New Partner Family for Madrid Home

Posted on 09 October 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—An opportunity missed for one local family has created a new opportunity for another on the Habitat for Humanity house nearing completion in Madrid. Leaders with Heart of Iowa Habitat for Humanity have announced the exit from their program of the family originally selected for the home under construction at 406 S. Water Street […]

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U.S. Senator Charles Grassley, town meeting in Boone, Monday

Grassley Town Meeting in Boone Monday

Posted on 09 October 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—U.S. Senator Charles Grassley has announced plans for a town meeting in Boone, Monday, October 9th.  The meeting will be held from 2:15 PM until 3:15 PM at the Boone City Hall Auditorium at 923 8th Street.  Those needing assistance to get to the second floor auditorium should use the elevator located at the […]

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Dr. Tammy Chance, BCH Emergency Physician and Emergency Department Medical Director nominated to Iowa Hospital Association Board

Chance Nominated to IHA Board

Posted on 06 October 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Dr. Tammy Chance, Boone County Hospital emergency physician and the Emergency Department Medical Director, is one of three hospital leaders that have been nominated to serve as trustees on the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) Board. Dr. Chance has experience as a family physician, emergency physician, Director of the Walk-in Clinic, Chief Medical Officer, and […]

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Boone Homecoming Schedule Changes Due to Weather

Posted on 06 October 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Weather has forced school officials to make changes in the Boone School District Homecoming activities for today.  We’ve already told you that the Homecoming Football Game will kick-off at 5:00 PM.  You’ll be able to catch the game on KWBG-AM 1590, online at www.kwbg.com or the mobile app, KWBG AM.  Pre-game will begin at […]

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Left to Right, Fred Greiner, Fareway President, Lisa Heddens, Executive Director of NAMI Central Iowa and Theresa McLaughlin, Fareway Human Resources Director

Fareway Donates to NAMI Central Iowa

Posted on 05 October 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Fareway Stores, Incorporated, corporate office made a donation this week to NAMI of Central Iowa.  NAMI – the National Alliance on Mental Illness – Central Iowa office is located in Ames, but also provides services in Boone County.  Lisa Heddens is the Executive Director for NAMI Central Iowa received the donation and said they […]

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Boyang Xu, charged with possession of a firearm on school grounds.

Boone PD Arrest DMACC Student On Weapons Charge

Posted on 05 October 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A DMACC Boone Campus student  was arrested on a weapons charge Wednesday evening.  Boone Police Commander John Sloter released information today.  The release from the Boone Police Department says: On October 4, 2017 at approximately 1836 hours, Boone Police Officers, with the assistance of the Boone County Sheriff’s Office, were dispatched to the Boone […]

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The Boone City Council's Economic Development Committee has been asked to consider supporting a project for property located at 807 Story Street in downtown Boone.

Committee Signs Off on One Project, Considers Another

Posted on 05 October 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council’s Economic Development Committee has signed off on a recently completed project and are considering another application to participate in the city’s BDIF program.  BDIF stands for the Boone Downtown Incentive Fund and provides a reimbursement to building owners for approved projects, usually facade related.  The reimbursement is capped at 40% […]

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