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Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) President Rob Denson (left) and Iowa Wesleyan University President Steven Titus signed an agreement resulting in the first ever RN BSM 3+1 (Bachelors of Science in Nursing) completion program in the State of Iowa.  The announcement was made on the DMACC Ankeny Campus.

DMACC and Iowa Wesleyan University Enter Innovative Nursing Partnership

Posted on 28 November 2016 by KWBG

ANKENY, Iowa—Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) and Iowa Wesleyan University (IW) sign an innovative agreement resulting in the first-ever RN BSN 3+1 (Bachelors of Science in Nursing) completion program in the State of Iowa. This partnership enhances healthcare across Iowa and advanced healthcare education. Iowa Wesleyan University President Steven Titus and DMACC President Rob […]

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Kayla Hasper named Watershed Coordinator by Prairie Rivers of Iowa

Hasper Named Watershed Coordinator for Prairie rivers of Iowa

Posted on 28 November 2016 by KWBG

AMES, Iowa—Prairie Rivers of Iowa recently named Kayla Hasper as its new Watershed Coordinator. Hasper is a 2016 graduate of Iowa State University with degrees in Animal Ecology and Environmental Studies. She brings a unique perspective to Prairie Rivers as she initially started as an intern for the organization in September of 2013 and has […]

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Erich Kretzinger, Executive Director Heart of Iowa Habitat for Humanity accepts a check from Randy Purdy, VisionBank in Boone

Thanksgiving Comes Early For Heart of Iowa Habitat

Posted on 24 November 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Thanksgiving came a day early at Heart of Iowa Habitat for Humanity, when Randy Purdy, Vice President and Commercial Lender at VisionBank in Boone, stopped by with a check for $1,000 in support of Habitat’s mission to provide safe and affordable housing opportunities for local low-income families. As a locally-owned community bank, VisionBank values […]

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Matthew Dean Goshon, 28, Marshalltown, Iowa

Marshalltown Man Sentenced In Drug Case

Posted on 24 November 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A 28-year old Marshalltown man has been sentenced to 10-years in State Prison after pleading guilty to drug charges in Boone County District Court.  The press release from the Boone County Attorney’s office reported the sentencing. On November 21, 2016, the Boone County District Court sentenced Matthew Dean Goshon, 28, of Marshalltown, Iowa, to […]

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Getting Ready To Light Up the Holidays

Posted on 22 November 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Public Works and Parks personnel were busy Monday putting up the community tree at 8th and Story StreetStreets.  Public Works also installed the rest of the holiday decorations throughout the day. (more…)

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Award of the Clover
Front Row (L to R): Robyn Reece, Bonnie Whalen, Kris Goos, Bonnie Sorenson, Kathy Williams and Jane Zalesak.
Back Row (L to R): Karen Sackett, Samantha Gifford, Diane Ostendorf, Sue Ackerman, Jessica Ackerman and Mary Clancy (representing Boone County 4-H) 
Not Pictured: Jody Stern, Braeden Weyhrich, Mona Satre and Lorna Lingren-Scott

Boone County 4-H Adult Volunteers Honored on Awards Day

Posted on 18 November 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Volunteers are the backbone of the Boone County 4-H program.  Adult 4-H volunteers were recognized at 4-H Awards Day held on Sunday, November 13th at the Community Building at the Boone County Fairgrounds. Patrick Erb was presented the 4-H Alumni Award.  Patrick Erb was a nine year 4-H member in Boone County where he […]

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2016-2017 County 4-H Council
Front Row (L to R): Summer Crocheck, Cassey Davisson, Colton Zalesak, Autumn Sharp, Madelyn Ostendorf
Back Row (L to R): Hannah Sackett, Natalie Bretey, Landra Reece, Ebony Scott, Claire Whalen, Karolyn Peterson, Megan Osborn, Viatris Scott, Josie Noland, Erica Mehlhaus, Vanessa Scott and McKayla Dozier. 
Not Pictured: Brennan Lynch

Boone County 4-H Awards Day Held

Posted on 18 November 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Over one hundred 4-H members and adult volunteers were honored for their achievements at the Boone County 4-H Awards Day held Sunday, November 13th at the Community Building on the Boone County Fairgrounds.  Awards were presented to recognize youth for growth and achievement in project areas, for outstanding overall 4-H participation, and for communication, […]

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Nearly 200 Recognized With Recycling Awards

Posted on 17 November 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—As part of “America Recycles Day” celebrations held across the nation on November 15, the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce, Boone County Conservation and the Boone County Landfill and Recycling Services presented certificates to nearly 200 recipients of the 2016 Outstanding Business/Workplace Waste Reduction and Recycling Awards. Lois Powers, Landfill Administrator/Recycling Coordinator said “As […]

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Pictured are:  Marvalene Anderson, Lorrie Whitaker, and Carol Mathews, with Officer David Ades of the Boone Police Department

OES Provides PD With Comfort Packs

Posted on 17 November 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Police Department was the recent recipient of a gift from members of the Polk City and Boone chapters of the Order of Eastern Star.  Members donated several Comfort Packs for use by the Boone Police Department.  The Comfort Packs were made and donated by the group to be given to children who […]

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Front Row from left to right – New Master Gardener Janet Kalsem- Perrry of Madrid and Julie Venner of Boone along with New Master Gardener Intern, Cheryl Tevis-Lingren of Pilot Mound.  Back row are the outstanding Master Gardener volunteers for 2016 Carol Ouverson and Bob Getschman both of Boone.   New Interns Mary Ellen Silver of Boone and Clint Frey of Madrid were unable to attend.

Master Gardener Graduation Ceremony Held

Posted on 16 November 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Master Gardener Club celebrated new graduates and a successful year with a soup and sandwich supper on Monday, November 14th at the Boone County Fairgrounds.  Co-chairs Robin Sassman and Carol Ouverson conducted the business meeting. The purpose of the Iowa Master Gardener Program is to provide current, research-based home horticulture information […]

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