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Discover 4-H At Extension Office Next Week

Posted on 29 September 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Now is the time of year for youth to join and participate in 4-H, the youth development program of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Boone County will be celebrating all things 4-H during National 4-H Week October 2-8. They invite all new and potential 4-H members and their parents to join in on […]

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Humane Society Foundation Taking Sign-ups for “Paws in the Park”

Posted on 28 September 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—2016 marks the fourth year the Foundation for the Boone Area Humane Society has held a 5K Run/Walk for their annual “Paws in the Park” fund raiser.  This year, the event will be held Saturday, October 8th at the Iowa Arboretum.  Krista Moffitt with the Foundation said the Arboretum offers a great opportunity for […]

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Salvation Army Boone County Taking Donations of Winter Items

Posted on 27 September 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Salvation Army Boone County will begin accepting donations of new and gently-used coats and other winter gear Monday, October 3 and continue until Friday, October 28. Donated items may be brought to The Salvation Army, 509 Benton Street in Boone. Coats, hats, gloves, mittens and scarves are needed for all ages. These donations […]

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Repairs at 2nd and Greene in Boone Extended

Posted on 27 September 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Public Works announced this week that the intersection at 2nd and Greene Streets would be closed to allow for repairs of a man hole at that intersection.  It was hoped that the work would be completed quickly, but residents were warned that it might need to be extended and that’s what happened.   […]

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Iowa’s Archery Deer Season Opens October 1st

Posted on 27 September 2016 by KWBG

UNDATED, Iowa—The days are getting shorter, nights are getting cooler and treestands are being moved into place. For bow hunters, the long wait is nearly over. Iowa’s archery deer season begins Oct. 1. “Hunters should have another great year,” said Andrew Norton, state deer biologist for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.  “Our deer population […]

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Arboretum to Host “Watershed Photo Exhibit”

Posted on 27 September 2016 by KWBG

MADRID, Iowa—“River Stories: Views from an Iowa Watershed,” a community photo exhibit is coming to the Iowa Arboretum. The exhibit was created by a group of six area women landowners this spring. Courtney Turnis, Chris Henning, Jan Kaiser, Danielle Wirth, Patti Edwardson, and Colleen Radebaugh documented their experiences in the watershed through photographs and short narratives, […]

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Planned Recycling Transfer Station Bids Expected Tuesday

Posted on 26 September 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting Tuesday afternoon at 1:00 in the Board Room at the Boone County Courthouse.  The Supervisors will conduct the public hearing and consider approval of plans and design of a proposed Recycling Transfer Station to be built at the Boone County Landfill.  Bids will […]

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Flames pour from the house as fire fighters work at controlling the burn in windy conditions.

Time lapse of BFD Training Burn

Posted on 26 September 2016 by KWBG

Thank you to Emily Alcott for allowing us to post her time lapse of Sunday’s practice session for the Boone Fire Department.  This was a scheduled event so that fire fighters could work on training techniques. Sunday, September 25 Practice Burn

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Flames pour from the house as fire fighters work at controlling the burn in windy conditions.

Fire Fighters Wrap Up Training with Controlled Burn

Posted on 26 September 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The City of Boone acquired property at the corner of Mamie Eisenhower Avenue and Benton Street earlier this year because of the planned reconstruction of Benton Street in 2017.  The Boone Fire Department has been using the vacant house for training purposes including Sunday when they did a controlled burn of the structure.  Quite […]

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Ben Robertson, Madrid Boy Scout with Eagle Scout Project at the Iowa Arboretum

The Raising of a School House

Posted on 23 September 2016 by KWBG

MADRID, Iowa—Like an Amish barn raising, Boy Scout Ben Robertson from Madrid gathered his family and friends together to build the newest feature at the arboretum.  The one-room schoolhouse playhouse located in the Children’s Garden, was completed in May as an Eagle Scout project.  The schoolhouse was designed by former arboretum Horticulture Project Manager Joe […]

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