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Ballard 29, Boone 23 (OT)

Posted on 29 August 2015 by KWBG

In high school football on Saturday, Boone finally got its season underway after the Toreadors’ opener against Ballard was washed out Friday night.  Following a scoreless first half, the Bombers cracked the scoreboard first before Boone tied it up with 55-yard touchdown pass from Tanner Schminke to Danny Anderson and went ahead with a fourth-quarter […]

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2015 FLASH FLOOD WARNING

Heavy Rain Leads To Flash Flood Warning

Posted on 28 August 2015 by KWBG

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR… SOUTHEASTERN WEBSTER COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA… NORTHERN STORY COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA… SOUTHWESTERN HARDIN COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA… HAMILTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA… NORTHEASTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA… NORTHERN BOONE COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA… * UNTIL 630 PM […]

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Two Arrested By Deputies Following Citizen Report

Posted on 28 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Communication Center received a call Thursday evening about a suspicious vehicle at an abandoned house in the 600 Block of “H” Avenue north of Ogden.  Since the residence had been broken into before, deputies responded.  Deputies reported observing a vehicle with one-person attempting to flee on foot.  A search was conducted […]

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Recovered Stolen Car Leads to Arrest

Posted on 28 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy, following up on the recovery of a stolen vehicle in the 5600 block of Lincolnway on the east end of Boone County, has led to charges against the owner of the residence.  The report from the sheriff’s department says the investigation led to a search warrant that allowed deputies […]

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Two Injured In Accident Thursday

Posted on 28 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Police report that the drivers of two-vehicles involved in a collision on 220th Street and Crown Flair Drive Thursday afternoon were taken to the Boone County Hospital where they were treated for possible injuries.  The accident, which occurred about 5:15 PM, involved a vehicle operated by 20-year old Michael James Hudson of Boone […]

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2015 ROTARIAN SCHOLARSHIPS

Rotary Awards Scholarships

Posted on 27 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Rotary Club of Boone recently handed out $1,000 scholarships to seven outstanding area students.  Scholarships were awarded to Rachel Braun, Sam Byriel, Zoey Glenn, Ashley Kirkpatrick, Kayley Patrick, Serena Sandvig and Kylie Westberg.   The Boone Rotary Club annually awards thousands of dollars in scholarship to students who demonstrate the club’s motto, “service above […]

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Construction Accident Affects Mediacom.

Posted on 25 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Mediacom customers in Ames, Boone, Huxley, Madrid, Nevada, Randall and Story City lost service Tuesday when a contractor working in the Sheldahl area severed a major fiber optic conduit.  The fiber is owned by Windstream and Mediacom leases a portion of the fiber to provide service.  Since the cable was completely severed, any service, […]

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2015 TERRON TERREL WARREN

Boone Man Sentenced In Domestic Abuse Case

Posted on 25 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—On August 24, 2015, a Boone District Court judge sentenced Terron Terrel Warren, 50, from Boone, Iowa, to five years with the Iowa Department of Corrections for the charge of Domestic Abuse Third Offense.  The crime of Domestic Abuse Third Offense is a class D Felony which carries a penalty from probation up to […]

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UP Plans Crossing Projects at Story and Greene Streets

Posted on 24 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone City Officials today reported that the Union Pacific Railroad has informed the city of plans to close crossings at Story and Greene Streets next week.  Boone City Administrator Luke Nelson passed along the message, “The UPRR has planned upgrades to the Greene Street and Story Street railroad crossings.  The benefit is that the […]

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2015 Aerial view of Marshalltown diesel shops photo courtesy M Price Collection (3)

Historic Whistle Donated to B&SVRR/James H. Andrew Museum

Posted on 24 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—If you happen to hear a different steam locomotive whistle echo through Boone and the Des Moines River Valley don’t be alarmed, it isn’t Union Pacific’s 844, nor the 3985 Challenger, or the familiar steam locomotive whistle heard from the excursion railroad’s familiar Chinese steam locomotive. It is, however, a distinct railroad voice from the […]

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