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Utility Board Begins Dakota Access Permit Deliberation Monday

Posted on 05 February 2016 by KWBG

DES MOINES, Iowa—On February 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2016, the Iowa Utilities Board has scheduled public meetings from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. each afternoon to deliberate on the issues in the proposed Dakota Access pipeline case, Docket No. HLP-2014-0001. The meetings will be conducted in the Board’s Hearing Room and there is limited seating […]

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Deadline Approaches for Citizens Police Academy

Posted on 03 February 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The deadline for application of those interested in taking part in the Boone Police Departments Citizens Police Academy is rapidly approaching.  The final date to submit an application will be Friday at 4:00 PM.  Boone Police Chief Bill Skare says the class will begin the end of February on Thursday the 25th and will […]

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Boone County Deputies Continue Accident Investigation

Posted on 03 February 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Sheriff’s Department has updated the initial report from deputies following a single vehicle accident that occurred near Beaver at the Union Pacific Railroad tracks late the night of January 28, 2016.  The original report from the Sheriff’s department indicated that two men ran from the car when it was approached by […]

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Boone Y Kicks Off Annual Campaign

Boone Y Kicks Off Annual Campaign

Posted on 03 February 2016 by KWBG

Each year, the Boone County Family YMCA seeks donations for their annual giving campaign. These donations go towards our local community to help your friends and neighbors be a part of the Y community. The Boone Y focuses on not turning anyone away due to inability to pay. Volunteers will be contacting folks during the […]

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Storm Weakens, City Sets Snow Ordinance

Posted on 02 February 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Morlan says the winter storm is not done by any means, but according the reports, appears to be weakening somewhat.  Winds are still expected to continue, but may begin diminishing earlier than expected.  There will also be additional snow fall, but that may turn out to be just […]

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Boone County Republicans Support Cruz, Democrats Sanders

Boone County Republicans Support Cruz, Democrats Sanders

Posted on 02 February 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Republicans felt pretty good about voter turn out for Monday night’s caucuses.  They tallied more than 1500 votes for the caucus and participants selected the top five in the same order as they finished in the state.  Senator Ted Cruz drew 32.2% of the vote, Donald Trump 23.4%.  Senator Marco Rubio finished third […]

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No Injuries From Early Morning Fire, Cause Under Investigation

Posted on 01 February 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Fire Department spent several hours at the scene of a structure fire in a duplex at 205 West 8th Street in Boone Monday morning.  The early morning fire did lead to the closure of 8th Street between Division and McPherson Streets while emergency responders were on the scene.  The street has since […]

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Early Morning Fire Blocks 8th Street

Posted on 01 February 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Fire Department is in the scene of a structure fire early Monday morning.  The fire in a duplex on 8th Street has led to the closure of 8th Street between Division and McPherson Streets.  Additional information on the fire will be available later this morning.

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Board of Health Responds to Mumps Report

Posted on 30 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Social media erupted with a report of a case of the mumps in Boone County Friday.  Saturday, the Chair of the Boone County Board of Health, Dr. Brian Mehlhaus, MD released a letter to Boone School District Parents, Staff and Students to clarify the situation.   January 30, 2016   To:  Boone Community School […]

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Accident Remains Under Investigation

Posted on 29 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County authorities are continuing an investigation into a single vehicle accident late Thursday that resulted in some injuries to the driver of vehicle and arrests for two passengers.  The Boone County Communication Center was notified about 11:30 PM that a vehicle went out of control at the Union Pacific Railroad crossing on “C” […]

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