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Fareway Raises Funds for MDA

Posted on 18 August 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Fareway stores raised a record-setting $41,252 this August to help free kids and adults from muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases. From July 31st through August 5th, Fareway customers supported MDA in more ways than one. Customers were able to purchase specially marked items, round-up their change at the register, or enjoy a […]

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Area Producers Invited to Hear About New Crop Forecasting Project

Posted on 17 August 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—An Iowa State University project to forecast and evaluate real-time soil and crop conditions in specific fields will be the subject of a field day Aug. 24 at the Agricultural Engineering/Agronomy Farm near Boone. The Forecast and Assessment of Cropping sysTemS (FACTS) project uses information from 33 cropping systems across Iowa to answer questions about the […]

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Early Voting Underway for School Elections

Posted on 17 August 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Philippe E. Meier has announced that absentee ballots for the September 12th, 2017 School Elections are available to be voted in the Boone County Auditor’s Office. Absentee ballots may be cast in the Boone County Auditor’s Office in the Boone County Courthouse, 201 State Street, Boone, Iowa […]

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2017 School Elections Have Contested Seats

Posted on 17 August 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Auditor’s Office has released the list of candidates that will be on the School Election ballots for the Boone, Madrid, Ogden and United School Districts. Boone Community School District has two Director-At-Large seats.  Candidates include April C. Burch, Brian C. Mehlhaus, Marti Melton-Streeter, Jeremy R. Pritchard, Linda Williamson and Daniel Wojcik. […]

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Lauren Hansen, Boone County, all earned special recognition for ranking in the top three percent of Awardrobe Clothing Event participants and expressing an interest in furthering her education in the apparel, merchandising and design, event management or hospitality management programs at Iowa State University. The Department of Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management sponsored a $500 scholarship award.

Posted on 16 August 2017 by KWBG

DES MOINES, Iowa—One hundred thirty Iowa youth from 68 counties participated in the 2017 Awardrobe Clothing Event Aug. 10 at the Youth Inn at the Iowa State Fair. The Awardrobe Clothing Event is an Iowa State Fair 4-H event that provides youth participants with opportunities to showcase their apparel design and production knowledge, as well […]

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Pictured left to right are: Overall Pen of 3 Champion -Brylee Bice of Woodward, Reserve Overall Pen of 3 Champion - Karli Herrstrom of Boone and Reserve Champion Market Beef Carcass Contest – Viatris Scott of Pilot Mound. Chase Anderson, Champion Market Beef Carcass, was unavailable for the photograph.

Boone County Fair Pen of 3 and Beef Carcass Winners Announced

Posted on 16 August 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Fair is proud to announce the winners of both the Overall Beef Pen of 3 Contest and the Market Beef Carcass Contest. 15 Beef Pen of 3 groups were evaluated live during the Boone County Fair.   Of those 15 pens, 14 were then harvested at Tyson’s in Dakota City, Nebraska where […]

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Some of the families attending the Great American Solar Eclipse Celebration at the Herman Park Pavilion in Boone Tuesday evening.

Library Hosts Solar Eclipse Celebration

Posted on 16 August 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The solar eclipse will occur next Monday, August 21st beginning a little after 11:30 AM and completed by 2:30 PM.  Locally, the eclipse will be a partial eclipse with an estimated 95% coverage.  The Ericson Public Library was recently chosen as one of 75 libraries nationwide to receive a grant from NASA and this […]

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DMACC Offers CSI Certificate

Posted on 15 August 2017 by KWBG

ANKENY, Iowa—Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) has added a Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) Certificate. “The CSI certificate is a great addition to the DMACC Criminal Justice Program,” said DMACC Criminal Justice Instructor Danielle Galien. “Technology advancements have led to an increased reliance on forensic science technicians. DMACC is preparing students for an exciting, fast-paced […]

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Conservation Plans For Expansion Questioned

Posted on 15 August 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Conservation Board held a regular meeting Monday at the Boone County Courthouse.  The first floor conference room was packed with several residents that live on QF Lane near Madrid.  QF Lane residents have had numerous issues caused by the High Trestle Trail.  Since the trails opening, the dead-end gravel road that […]

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KWBG off the air for maintenance

Posted on 15 August 2017 by KWBG

On Tuesday, KWBG will be off the air for a couple of hours in the morning while Alliant Energy performs some line maintenance in the area of our transmitter.  Thanks for your patience with us!!

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