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Habitat Dedication Includes Tie to Ericson Public Library

Habitat Dedication Includes Tie to Ericson Public Library

Posted on 13 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Habitat for Humanity of Boone and Greene Counties dedicated their most recent construction project Sunday in Boone.  The Josh and Elly Majors family received the keys to their new home.  Included in the presentation, a bookcase and books that have resulted from a partnership between the Ericson Public Library and Habitat for Humanity.  Habitat […]

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Supervisors To Interview VA Commission Candidates

Posted on 11 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—For the second time this year, the Boone County Board of Supervisors will be interviewing possible candidates to be appointed to the Boone County Veterans Affairs Commission.  This time, the task will be to fill a vacancy created with the resignation of Bill Sharp.  Earlier this year, Craig Wearmouth stepped down from the Commission […]

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Boone 35, Algona 20

Posted on 10 October 2014 by KWBG

Boone picked up its first win of the season Friday night at Algona.  Jaymen Tedrow scored on an 81-yard touchdown gallop and a 1-yard t-d dive in the first quarter.  To start the second period, Tedrow took it in from the 39.  In the third, Tedrow racked up his fourth touchdown, from the 17, and […]

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Boone County Attorney Candidate Debate

Boone County Attorney Candidate Debate

Posted on 08 October 2014 by KWBG

On Thursday evening, KWBG hosted candidates for Boone County Attorney:  Dan Kolacia and Steve Swanson.  Listen to the podcast   

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KWBG To Air County Attorney Debate

Posted on 07 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—KWBG Radio will be hosting a debate with the two candidates for Boone County Attorney.  Current County Attorney Dan Kolacia and challenger Stephen Swanson have agreed to meet Wednesday, October 8th at 7:00 PM live from the KWBG studio.  The program will be moderated by KWBG News Director Jim Turbes. The program will be […]

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Boone High School Ag Department Receives STEM Grant

Posted on 07 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Agriculture Department at Boone High School was selected to receive $11,750 for a 2015 STEM Scale-Up Grant through the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council.  The grant was awarded for CASE – Curriculum in Agricultural Science Education.  The CASE program consists of curricular materials and instructor training that provides a high level of STEM […]

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Early Voting Up in Boone County

Posted on 06 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections, Philippe E. Meier has released some of the early voting information for Boone County.  Early voting or absentee voting began on September 25, 2014.  Meier released numbers that show 2,137 requests had been received in the Boone County Auditor’s Office by the close of business on Friday, October […]

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ADAM GILDEA

Central Iowa Man Sentenced for Probation Violation

Posted on 06 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—On September 29, 2014, Adam Wayne Gildea, age 35, of Stanhope, Iowa, was sentenced to ten (10) years in prison for a probation violation. According to the Complaint and Affidavit filed with the Court on May 10, 2012, Adam Gildea was arrested for providing pseudoephedrine to a known methamphetamine manufacturer in Boone.  Officers with […]

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New Ownership for KWBG

Posted on 02 October 2014 by KWBG

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA- (October 2, 2014) NRG Media LLC announced today the sale of its Northwestern Iowa radio properties in Algona, Humboldt, Webster City, and Boone to Riverfront Broadcasting, LLC. The seven radio properties include KLGA-FM and KLGZ-AM and FM in Algona; KWBG-AM in Boone; KHBT-FM in Humboldt; and KQWC-AM and FM in Webster City. […]

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Parents Concerned About School Incident

Posted on 30 September 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone School District was the scene of a medical emergency Tuesday morning.  Not uncommon when there are about 700 people in the building. But, because students were held in class, parents began contacting the school to question the “lockdown”.  In a statement from the Boone School District, it was noted that students were […]

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