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Local Program Created to Assist Start-ups

Posted on 22 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the beginning of a new entrepreneurial program called EntreLAUNCH.  EntreLAUNCH has been created to assist start-up and expanding businesses with their new ideas, by bringing together a network of professionals, business coaches, educational resources and tools necessary to help ideas get off the ground. Chamber Executive […]

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Business Plan Competition Returns

Posted on 20 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Economic Growth Corporation announced today that applications are being accepted for the 2014 Boone County Business Plan competition.  The Business Plan competition is open to entrepreneurs, students and professionals at least 18 years of age, who are willing to locate their business in Boone County, with the winning plan taking home […]

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House Candidates On KWBG

Posted on 20 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—KWBG News will be hosting a candidate forum with incumbent Representative Chip Baltimore and his challenger Hans Erickson.  Both candidates are from Boone. Baltimore, an attorney is the Trust Officer for Boone Bank and Trust and is seeking re-election in House District 47.  Baltimore is currently the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. Erickson […]

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Republicans Campaign in Boone Monday

Republicans Campaign in Boone Monday

Posted on 20 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Branstad-Reynolds Campaign, “Building Iowa’s Future” unveiled a new initiative for the 2014 campaign, during a stop in Boone Monday.  The IowaNEXT Initiative will be an effort focusing on quality of life issues.  Governor Terry Branstad the effort will bring together a holistic vision for all quality of life initiatives, make a available a […]

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Park Commission Focuses on Removal of Ash Trees

Posted on 16 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Plans continue to move forward for the removal of ash trees in the public right of way in the City of Boone.  The Boone Park Commission has the responsiblity of serving as the City’s Tree Board and had been gradually moving toward dealing with the Emerald Ash Borer.  Those efforts took a big jump […]

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Ray Recognized with ‘DORS Award

Posted on 16 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone School Board took time to recognize Custodian Ron Ray during this week’s School Board meeting.  Ray became the most recent recipient of the Boone School District’s ‘DORS Award.  The award program was created as a way to recognize district personnel for exceptional customer service.  Superintendent Brad Manard says nominations are accepted from […]

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School District Sends Notice to Parents

Posted on 14 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Following the release of information about the investigation being conducted in Boone regarding suggestive photos and videos of minors, Boone School Superintendent Brad Manard released this information to school district patrons: The Boone Community School District (BCSD) has been informed that the Boone County Attorney and Boone Police Department have released information regarding a […]

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One Arrested in Connection With Investigation

Posted on 14 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Attorney’s Office, the Boone Police Department and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) Cyber Crime Unit – Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force are currently conducting an investigation in Boone, IA. In late August of 2014, the Boone Police Department became aware of an incident involving a male juvenile high […]

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Park Commission Plans for Ash Tree Disposal

Posted on 14 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—With the expected removal of ash trees due to the Emerald Ash Borer, the Boone Parks Commission has begun taking steps to deal with disposal of those trees, at least for the disposal of trees the city’s Parks Department will be cutting down and mulching.  Until this week, tree mulch was dropped off in […]

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Humane Society Annual Meeting Tuesday

Posted on 14 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Area Humane Society will hold an annual meeting, Tuesday at 5:30 PM at the First United Methodist Church, 703 Arden Street in Boone.  The meeting includes reports of the past year’s activities and programs as well as financial information.  There have also been a few changes in the past year with resignations […]

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