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Authorities Identify Bodies Found in Boone

Posted on 24 March 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone authorities today have identified the two bodies found in a residence at 1622 Mamie Eisenhower Avenue in Boone this week.  The Boone Police Department received a report on Wednesday, March 22nd at about 9:55 PM of a deceased person in the 1600 Block of Mamie Eisenhower Avenue.  Officers did respond and did confirm […]

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Left is Ryan Hadaway of Story City and right is Connor Montang of Ames.  Paul Shkiryak of Knoxville is not pictured

DMACC Boone Campus Students Named NASA Community College Scholars

Posted on 24 March 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Boone Campus students Ryan Hadaway of Story City, Connor Montang of Ames and Paul Shkiryak of Knoxville, have been selected from a national pool to attend a NASA Community College Experience.  These students have been named as NASA Community College Scholars.  They will attend the NASA Community College […]

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Barnhardt Sentenced to 205 Years in Prison

Barnhardt Sentenced to 205 Years in Prison

Posted on 24 March 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Sentencing took place today in Boone County District Court for Ryan Christopher Barnhardt, 38, of Marshalltown, Iowa.  Barnhardt had been convicted of multiple sex offenses and was found guilty by a Boone County jury last month.  The sentencing was announced in a release from the Boone County Attorney’s office. On March 24, 2017, a […]

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Pictured left to right Tiffani Graham, Samuel Wright and Miles Tungesvik

VFW Auxiliary Announces Essay Winners

Posted on 24 March 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 817 Auxiliary is thrilled to announce the 2016-2017 winners of the 5th Grade Essay Contest, “What a Veteran Means to Me.”  Courtney Gibbs, VFW 817 Auxiliary President noted that Barbara MacDougall’s 5th grade Excel class at Boone Middle School submitted essays this year.  All participating essays were judged locally and […]

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Fair Board to Host a Beer Tent During County Fair

Posted on 23 March 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Board of Supervisors, members of the Boone County Fair Board met Wednesday to once again address the issue of having a beer tent at the Boone County Fair.  There were also a number of people that have opposed the selling of alcohol during the fair.  The Boone Fair Board was successful […]

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Boone Police Investigate Report of Dead Person

Posted on 23 March 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Police were called to the scene of a reported deceased individual Wednesday night right before 10:00.  The call was to the 1600 Block of Mamie Eisenhower Avenue.  Boone Police began the death investigation and are receiving assistance from the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.  The investigation is ongoing and little additional information has […]

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	Pictured, left to right:  Danielle West, LifeServe PR and Marketing; Ruth Bryant, former Blood Drive Chair; Jean Iben, current Blood Drive Chair; Dorothy Huffman, Blood Drive volunteer; Jan Puntnam, BCH Auxiliary Board President; Senator Jerry Behn

BCH Auxiliary Receives Recognition

Posted on 23 March 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Hospital (BCH) Auxiliary was recognized with the Lifetime Sponsor Award at their March Board meeting for the outstanding support they have given LifeServe Blood Center since they began working with them in 1991.  Danielle West, Public Relations and Marketing, and Erin Haafke, volunteer coordinator, LifeServe, and Senator Jerry Behn were on […]

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DMACC Boone Campus Offers Lunch and Learn Program

Posted on 21 March 2017 by KWBG

  BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Campus of DMACC is inviting the public to a Lunch and Learn this Thursday, March 23rd at 12:15 PM in the Boone Campus Auditorium.  The program will feature, Jack Lufkin, History Curator at Fort Des Moines, who will present a program entitled: Her Story: The Women’s Army Corps (WAC) at Fort […]

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UP Track Maintenance to Close “R” Avenue Briefly

Posted on 21 March 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Engineer’s Office has announced that “R” Avenue will be closed for a short time on Thursday, March 23rd.  The closure will be at the Union Pacific  Railroad crossing north of 210th Street and south of 205th Street for maintenance activities.  The closure is expected to last approximately 48 hours.  A signed […]

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Illegal Dumping Discovered at the Recycling Drop Off

Posted on 20 March 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Landfill is seeking information about some illegal dumping that occurred sometime Sunday or early Monday morning at the recycling drop off location in Boone.  Lois Powers, Landfill Administrator and Recycling Coordinator says information is being sought about the person or persons that left four-tires, a water heater and television at the […]

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