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Railroad Program Saturday, Operations During WWI

Posted on 20 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Iowa Railroad Historical Society/James H. Andrew Railroad Museum and History Center has received funding from Humanities Iowa, a private, non-profit state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, to host a program called U.S. Railroad Operations During World War I. Railroad author, historian and teacher, Dr. Rudy Daniels will present Saturday, April […]

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Wind Advisory In Effect til Monday Evening

Posted on 20 April 2015 by KWBG

DES MOINES, Iowa—The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory until 7:00 PM Monday.  Forecasters expect winds to remain 20-to-30 MPH and to gust to near 40 MPH for much of the day.  By mid-afternoon, sustained winds are expected to be near 30 MPH and gusting in excess of 40 MPH.  The biggest impacts […]

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Pufferbilly Celebrates Sesquicentennial

Pufferbilly Celebrates Sesquicentennial

Posted on 18 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Pufferbilly Days ™ Steering Committee has announced the winner of the 2015 logo and theme contest.  The theme is “Pufferbilly Days Celebrates Boone’s 150th Birthday”.  The winning logo and theme was submitted by Pam Schwartz.  The logo will be used on festival memorabilia such as T-shirts, sweatshirts, button, mugs and ball caps.  It […]

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Community Endowment Presents 2015 Awards

Community Endowment Presents 2015 Awards

Posted on 17 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Community Endowment has awarded $89,800 to 23 County organizations.  These grant funds are anticipated to leverage another $1,159, 607 in total project and service spending this year. The 23 grant recipients were announced at a special celebration held at the Boone County Historical Society in Boone on April 16th.  Mary Bilden, […]

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2015 VANYO STEM AWARD

Vanyo Recognized During Board Meeting

Posted on 15 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone High School Science Teacher Shelly Vanyo was recognized earlier this year with the North Central Iowa Hub Stem Award for Inspired Teaching.  This week, the Boone School Board had an opportunity to recognize Vanyo’s efforts, education Boone students.  Two students helped nominate Vanyo, Kalista Howard and Haley Osbourne. The award is sponsored by Kemin […]

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Prouty Receives ‘DORS Award

Posted on 15 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—High School Secretary Pam Prouty was presented the school district’s ‘DORS Award during this weeks Boone School Board meeting.  Prouty was nominated by administrators.  The ‘DORS Award is a way district personnel or school district patrons can recognize staff members for going over and above providing assistance to staff and students.

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Boone Parks Discuss Freedom Rock Project

Posted on 14 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Parks Commission has not made a final decision, but did get additional input from two people working to bring a Freedom Rock to Boone County.  Last month the Parks Commission did approve a resolution that said they would accept the Freedom Rock in one of the city’s parks.  The identified locations so […]

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Water Off On Clinton Street near 6th Street

Posted on 13 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Water Department has reported that the water on Clinton Street in the area of 6th Street is off at this time and is expected to be off most of this morning.  No reason was given for the outage or how many customers are being affected.

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Boone County Community Endowment to Award Grants Next Week

Posted on 10 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE COUNTY, Iowa—The Boone County Community Endowment Fund is planning a celebration presentation and announcement of their grant making awards and results.  The event will be held at the Boone County Historical Society on Thursday, April 16 at 6:00 pm.  Grant recipients and their Boards, elected officials and the general public are encouraged to attend. […]

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Schwartz Officially Assumes Utility Duties

Posted on 06 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa — The Boone City Council officially approved having City Engineer Wayne Schwartz assume the duties of Utility Superintendent during Monday’s Council meeting.  The option was one of a series presented by City Administrator Luke Nelson.   Schwartz will assume many of the responsibilities previously handled by Roy Martin who recently retired. The Council’s selection […]

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