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Boil Advisory Issued For Madrid

Posted on 22 April 2014 by KWBG

MADRID, Iowa—The Iowa Department of Natural Resources have issued a boil advisory for the city of Madrid following a turbidity level of 4.39 units earlier this morning.  The standard allowed is 1 turbidity unit of less. High levels of turbidity can interfere with disinfection and increase chances that the water may contain disease-causing organisms. These […]

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City Council Accepts Work on Low Head Dam

City Council Accepts Work on Low Head Dam

Posted on 22 April 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council officially accepted the work on the Low Head Dam located at the Boone Water Works on the Des Moines River.  The modification included placing large rocks and stones creating a rapids.  The project was agreed to by the Council in the settlement of a court case involving the drowning of […]

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Motorcyclist Seriously Injured Sunday in Boone County

Posted on 21 April 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A motorcyclist was flown from the scene of an accident late Sunday afternoon after losing control and being thrown from her motorcycle.  According to Boone County authorities, Trisha Dunkelberger was traveling west on U-S Highway 30, near “T” Avenue, when wind apparently caused her to drift out onto the shoulder of the road and […]

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Council to Receive Proposed Water Rate Adjustment

Posted on 21 April 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council will formally receive a recommendation of the Council’s Utility Committee to adjust water rates.  The Utility Committee had city staff do a review of the rates which have not been adjusted since 2010.  There have been a number of increases on the sewer side of the utility bill over the […]

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Fair Board Easter Egg Hunt

Fair Board Easter Egg Hunt

Posted on 21 April 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Saturday turned out to be great day weather wise and that helped with a great turnout for the Boone County Fair Board’s Easter Egg Hunt.  Hundreds of children spent time hunting on the Boone County Fair Grounds.

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Final Legislative Forum Draws Small Crowd

Final Legislative Forum Draws Small Crowd

Posted on 19 April 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—There was a fairly small crowd for the final Chamber of Commerce Legislative Forum at the Ericson Public Library in Boone Saturday.  State Senator Jerry Behn, Representative Chip Baltimore and Rob Bacon and Supervisor Steve Duffee were on and to update constituents and answer questions.  The forum was presented by CDS Global and supported […]

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BCH Installs New CT System

Posted on 17 April 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Hospital Board of Trustees had approved a couple of capital purchases for the this fiscal year, one a new ambulance put into service a couple of months ago and the most recent a new, state of the art CT system, which recently went operational. To make CT exams as fast, safe […]

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KWBG Spring Auction is On the Air

KWBG Spring Auction is On the Air

Posted on 17 April 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The KWBG Spring Auction is underway with thousand of dollars worth of goods and services, consigned by KWBG sponsors.  Already hourly special items have been introduced and bids are being taken.  Tune in to KWBG or join us on line at www.kwbg.com.  Items included on the auction are also listed and pictured at the […]

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Randy Drake 2014

West Des Moines Man Sentenced For Probation Violation

Posted on 16 April 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A 56-year old West Des Moines, Iowa man has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for a probation violation case.  Randy Drake was sentenced earlier this month in Boone County District Court.  Drake was on probation after he pled guilty to a charge of Theft in the Second Degree, a Class D Felony. […]

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Vanyo Recognition 2014

Boone Teacher Receives Recognition

Posted on 16 April 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone High School Science Teacher Shelly Vanyo was recently recognized and presented the 2014 Iowa Academy of Science Excellence in Science Teaching Award for General/Multiple Science Teaching.  The award was presented by Tom Ervin, Iowa Academy of Science Excellency in Science Teaching Award Awards Chair.  Vanyo has been requested to present at the Iowa […]

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