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Fisher to retire from Boone Economic Growth Corp

Posted on 28 June 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa – On Monday, the Boone Economic Growth Corporation announced that Executive Director Robert Fisher would be retiring on July 1, 2016.  Spanning a 22 year career, Fisher has been instrumental in bringing several industries to Boone County, including CDS Global, Patterson Logistics, Proliant Biologicals and Ag Reliant.  In addition, he was involved in […]

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Officer Involved Shooting in Boone Monday

Posted on 28 June 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating the officer involved shooting in Boone from Monday evening.  They have released this statement: On Monday, June 27, 2016, the Boone County Dispatch Center received a 911 call at approximately 10:15 pm in reference to a report of a male subject with […]

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BCH announces Unity Point/BCFM transition plans

Posted on 27 June 2016 by KWBG

At the June Boone County Hospital Board of Trustees meeting, the Board voted to finalize the transition from UnityPoint Boone Family Practice to Boone County Family Medicine (BCFM) with a final effective date of November 1st, 2016.  In addition, the Board approved tentative contracts for Dr. Brian Mehlhaus, Dr. TrishiaFilipiak, and for Dr. Sacha Parsons.  […]

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Successful “Junkin’ in June” !

Successful “Junkin’ in June” !

Posted on 27 June 2016 by KWBG

Last weekend was perfect weather for junkin’.  Some vendors set up on the corner of 8th and Story but there were twenty plus vendors throughout Central Iowa that participated.

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Posted on 27 June 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa – The Pufferbilly Days™ Steering Committee unveiled the 2016 Pufferbilly Days™ logo and theme late last week. The theme “Forty Years in Gear” expresses the 40th year celebrating Boone’s railroad heritage with vibrant colors and an engine with gear elements tied throughout. Pufferbilly Days™ will be September 8-11, 2016.

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Hwy 17 meeting at United School Tuesday evening

Posted on 27 June 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa – Concept plans for the re-alignment of Hwy 17, north of Hwy 30, will be available for discussion at an open forum style meeting on Tuesday, June 28 from 5 to 6:30 at United community School.  Discussion items have included closing the T Avenue median cross-over on Hwy 30 and regarding the rail crossing at the S […]

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4-H Members to Attend Iowa 4-H Conference and ROUNDUP

Posted on 24 June 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Iowa 4-H Youth Conference is a gathering of more than 900 high school youth from across Iowa in Ames on the Iowa State University campus from June 28- 30.  The theme for the 2016 conference is “Dive to New Depths.”  The conference is planned and carried out by 2015-2016 State 4-H Council members. 25 […]

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Wagon Wheel Bridge Removal begins

Wagon Wheel Bridge Removal begins

Posted on 24 June 2016 by KWBG

This week, Boone County Secondary Roads Department started by removing the fallen piece of the Wagon Wheel bridge from the Des Moines River.  During the clean up, they found that the western pier was twisted from the ice impact earlier this year, and therefore, unsafe.  That has also been removed.  The removed wood and steel has […]

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Fareway President Selected to Service on DMACC Board of Trustees

Posted on 23 June 2016 by KWBG

   BOONE, Iowa—Frederick Greiner, President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Fareway Stores, Inc., has been appointed to serve on the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Board of Trustees to fill the opening created when long-time Board member Dr. Wayne Rouse who passed away last month after serving on the DMACC Board for 21 […]

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Boone Continues Downtown Incentive Fund

Posted on 22 June 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council is allowing a successful downtown incentive program to continue.  The Council’s Economic Development Committee has been assessing the program for the past couple of months.  Three years ago, the Council elected to use $100,000 from bond proceeds to fund the program that encouraged building owners to focus on building preservation, […]

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