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Two Arrested On Boone County Warrants

Posted on 17 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Police have announced arrests related to a lengthy investigation begun earlier this summer.  On August 5, 2014 at approximately 10:08 pm, the Boone Fire Department and the Boone Police Department were dispatched to the 600 block of W. 5th Street in reference to a house fire. The fire was determined to be suspicious […]

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Conservation Winter Programs Announced

Posted on 17 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Conservation offers a number of public programs throughout the year, including during the winter time.  Boone County Naturalist Emily Klein organizes the programs which will begin right after the first of the year.  Saturday, January 3rd will feature both a Winter Birding event and a Snow Shoe Hike, both at Don Williams. […]

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Crossing Closed

Posted on 17 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Public Works has announced that one of the busier railroad crossings in the city will be closed for about a day.  The crossing at Division Street is expected to be closed until about 10:00 Thursday morning.  Drivers are encouraged to plan their commute accordingly.

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Hunziker Family Donates Land to Ames Center

Posted on 16 December 2014 by KWBG

AMES, Iowa—Dean Hunziker announced today during a news conference, at the educational facility that bears his family’s name, that he will donate a five-acre plot of ground next to the Des Moines Area Community College’s Hunziker Center, located at the crossroads of I-35 and Highway 30 in Ames. “The future of our country is dependent […]

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Harkin Includes Local Students in Academy Nominations

Posted on 16 December 2014 by KWBG

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) has nominated 50 Iowa students for appointments to the U.S. Air Force Academy, Naval Academy, Merchant Marine Academy, and Military Academy, West Point for the 2015 classes. “I would like to congratulate these students for their many outstanding achievements,” Harkin said. “An academy nomination is a great honor because […]

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Pipeline Meeting Packs Community Building

Pipeline Meeting Packs Community Building

Posted on 16 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—As expected, there was a large turnout for the public information meeting on a proposed oil pipeline that would pass through 18 Iowa Counties, including Boone County. The information meetings are required by law and are facilitated by the Iowa Utilities Board.  Remaining meetings will be held Tuesday and a petition from Dakota Access […]

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Pipeline Information Meeting Monday in Boone

Posted on 15 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Dakota Access LLC, a unit of Energy Transfer Partners is getting close to wrapping up the required public information meetings on a proposed underground pipeline that would carry North Dakota crude oil through Iowa.  One of the last meetings will be in Boone Monday evening.  The 6:00 meeting will be held in the Community […]

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EAB Confirmed in Five More Counties

Posted on 15 December 2014 by KWBG

DES MOINES, Iowa—Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been positively identified in Appanoose, Lucas, Mahaska, Marion and Monroe counties in southern Iowa. EAB kills all ash tree species and is considered to be one of the most destructive tree pests ever seen in North America. The discovery of this series of infestations started when forestry contractor […]

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Trueblood Recognized For Conservation Board Service

Trueblood Recognized For Conservation Board Service

Posted on 12 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Mark Trueblood is stepping down as a member of the Boone County Conservation Board.  Trueblood took part in his last meeting as a member of the board Thursday, completing 25-years of service on the board.  He attended his first meeting January 8, 1990.  Trueblood says there have been quite a few improvements in the […]

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Grand Junction Secures CAT Grant

Posted on 10 December 2014 by KWBG

DES MOINES, Iowa—The Vision Iowa Board today awarded a $220,000 Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) grant to Grand Junction for the construction of a community center.  The proposed project for Grand Junction would be a one-story building that would include three meeting rooms that would open up to accommodate groups of more than 200 people. […]

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