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Moving Day for KTIA

Posted on 29 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—It’s moving day for KTIA FM.  After many years under various licensees, the 99.3 frequency, which was originally KFGQ, will be relocating studios from Boone to Des Moines.  KTIA is part of the The Truth Network with stations in various states.  Recently the company gained permission to expand their broadcast signal to cover the […]

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2015 Concert Season Underway

Posted on 27 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa —The Boone Municipal Band has kicked off their Wednesday Concert series at the Herman Park Pavilion.   This marks the 99th season for the Boone Municipal Band.   The regular Wednesday concerts last until July 22nd.  Oh, there’s also an ice cream social each Wednesday hosted by a local  church.

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Supervisors Reject GIS Proposals

Posted on 27 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Board of Supervisors rejected proposals made by two vendors during a meeting Wednesday.  The work that would be done for Boone County is called a Spacial Adjustment Project and is done to correct errors in the GIS or digital mapping system used by Boone County.  It’s been apparent the last several […]

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One Hospitalized Following Accident

Posted on 27 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County authorities report that one person was flown to a Des Moines hospital following a single vehicle roll over near United Community School Tuesday morning.  The Boone County Sheriff’s Department has identified the driver of the truck as Blake Spear.  No age or address were given.  The investigation indicated that Spear was traveling […]

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Weather Cooperates For Memorial Day Ceremony

Weather Cooperates For Memorial Day Ceremony

Posted on 25 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A break from Mother Nature led to a partly sunny, warm Memorial Day Ceremony at the Linwood Park Cemetery in Boone Monday.  A number of people turned out for the program, presented by the Boone Veterans Council and the Boy Scouts of Boone.  The program, featured live on KWBG, included an address by Maj. […]

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Boone Water Works Confidence Report Released

Posted on 25 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Water Works has a goal of being “dedicated to providing you, the customer, with the safest and most dependable supply of drinking water available”.  The 2015 Consumer Confidence Report has been released, and Wayne Schwartz, notes that the city has once again met all the standards prescribed by the Environmental Protection […]

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New Exhibit Opens Memorial Day Weekend at Railroad Museum

Posted on 20 May 2015 by KWBG

  BOONE, Iowa—Railroads at War is an upcoming exhibit at the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum and History Center opening Saturday, May 23rd. This exhibit, partially sponsored by Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities, highlights contributions railroading made to Iowa and the nation in support of various U.S. wartime conflicts. This exhibit […]

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Mayor Swears In Son During Council Meeting

Posted on 20 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Mayor John Slight called it one of his proudest moments when he swore in his son, Joseph, as a part-time police officer with the Boone Police Department.  The ceremony was part of the Boone City Council meeting.  The Council first took action to approve hiring a part-time officer which was followed by the […]

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Council Pledges Funds For Freedom Flight, CIE But Not Trails Study

Posted on 20 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council this week voted not to pledge funds to support the development of a Tri-County Plan for the development trails and other links to improve local economies and people’s health.  The funds would have been used to match a $20,000 grant from Governor Terry Branstad’s “Green Ribbon Commission”.  The commission’s goal […]

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City Council Helps Relocate Farmers Market

Posted on 19 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council has approved relocated the Boone Farmers Market for their June 4th opening to the municipal parking lot at 6th and Marshall Streets, the “L” shaped lot around Forte Studios.  Representatives of the Farmers Market attended Monday’s council meeting.  Scott Wilber told the council that they would not be allowed to […]

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