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Talking in Circles – Episode 13 – Todd Cooney

Posted on 21 June 2017 by KWBG

http://www.kwbg.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2017.06.21-episode-13-PRODUCED.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIMCA Late Model driver Todd Cooney joins us on the show. He talks about his successful season so far with 11 feature wins while battling health issues.  He talks about being a car owner and a father racing with his family and more.   […]

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Rocket Launch 1st Judged Event for Boone County Fair

Rocket Launch 1st Judged Event for Boone County Fair

Posted on 21 June 2017 by KWBG

**The following has corrected information from the article published earlier on June 21, 2017** BOONE, Iowa—The first judged event of the Boone County Fair was held Sunday, June 18th at the Boone County Fairgrounds where youth in the Aerospace Interest Group launched their model rockets. Since April, these youth have been constructing their rockets and […]

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Fareway matches River Festival money to Freedom Flight

Fareway matches River Festival money to Freedom Flight

Posted on 21 June 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, IA – Boone County Freedom Flight received a check for $11,544.50 on Tuesday.  The Boone Iowa River Valley Festival Committee had pledged that proceeds from that May weekend events would go to help support October’s Freedom Flight.  Fareway Stores Inc corporate office matched the $5407 raised through River Valley Festival events (including $5 per […]

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Public Works Scheduled to Spray For Mosquitoes

Posted on 20 June 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Public works sprays for mosquitoes every Tuesday and Thursday evening, weather permitting.  Spraying for mosquitoes will take place at dusk, weather permitting.

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Final HIRTA Meeting this Wednesday

Posted on 20 June 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Heart of Iowa Regional Transportation Agency (HIRTA) will conduct a third public meeting Wednesday to gather input and answer questions about the change in transportation services in Boone County.  The HIRTA Board voted not to renew the contract for service with Boone County Transportation effective the end of June.  So far, two meetings […]

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Boone Council Approves Use of Fireworks

Posted on 20 June 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council has approved an amendment to the city’s ordinance that will permit the use of fireworks in the community, once the new ordinance is published.  As expected, the council did approve changes that will coincide with the new state law, permitting the sales and use of fire works.  Once again, a […]

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Boone City Council Expected to Continue Amending Fireworks Ordinance

Posted on 19 June 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council is scheduled to give a second consideration to an ordinance amendment that will allow the use of fireworks in the community.  The current city ordinance prohibited the use of most fireworks and the council, two weeks ago, began amending the ordinance to follow along with the new state law that […]

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Madrid Fire Fighters is joined by several agencies to battle an early morning house fire on the south side of Madrid.

Madrid Fire Fighters Battle Early Morning Residential Fire

Posted on 19 June 2017 by KWBG

MADRID, Iowa—An early morning fire in Madrid cause substantial damage to a residence at 406 East Sixth Street in Madrid, right off South Kennedy or Highway 17.  The Madrid Fire Department was on the scene for at least 4-hours and received assistance from multiple agencies including Boone County Search and Rescue.  The fire call was […]

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Boone Police Release Report on Sunday Incident

Posted on 19 June 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone HyVee Store was closed for several hours Sunday, following an early morning incident inside the store.  Boone Police have now released additional information.  Commander John Sloter released this report: On June 18, 2017 at approximately 2:28 am., Boone Police Officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of 8th Street in reference to […]

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City Council to Hear Presentation on Ambulance Service

Posted on 19 June 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council and Mayor John Slight will hear a formal presentation by city staff about the possibility of creating and operating an ambulance service within the city when the Council meets Monday evening.  City staff has been working on the details of a proposal and will make the formal presentation at the […]

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