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Weekend Storms

Posted on 18 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Many people have raised a variety of questions following Sunday mornings Tornado Warning in Boone County.  Boone County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Morlan in an email release today said Boone County did not experience a tornado, even though some media outlets had indicated a tornado was witnessed by either Morlan or law enforcement.  Morlan […]

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Cole School Dedicated

Cole School Dedicated

Posted on 16 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A one-room, brick school house northeast of Boone has been restored and is expected to contribute to the education experiences of today’s elementary school students.  Barb MacDougall became Regent for the DeShon Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and started the project nine-years ago.  Dan Gould is the Principal at Franklin Elementary […]

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2015 GLADIATOR 3

Gladiator Assault Challenge Successful

Posted on 16 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—If you like playing in the mud and running the hills, the 2015 Gladiator Assault Challenge on the grounds of Seven Oaks was the perfect place to be Saturday.  Hundreds turned out and endured a change in the weather, from a cool, drizzly, foggy morning to a sunny steam bath by noon.  Participates are […]

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2015 DOR’S AWARD MAY ELBERT

Elbert ‘DOR’S Award Recipient

Posted on 13 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone School Board took time Tuesday during their meeting to recognize Melanie Elbert, Superintendent Brad Manard’s Administrative Assistant with the monthly ‘DORS Award.  The ‘DORS Award is given to an employee of the district that exemplifies the spirit of assistance and in a positive manner.  Elbert was nominated by High School Principal Kris […]

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ADM Grant for 4-H Food Stand

Posted on 13 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Archer Daniels Midland Company recently donated $5000.00 to Boone County Agricultural Extension District – Boone County 4-H. The donation will go toward renovations and improvements to the 4-H Food Stand at the Boone County Fairgrounds. “The Boone County 4-H program uses donations or fundraisers to help pay for programming expenses such as training programs […]

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Construction to Affect South Linn Street This Week

Posted on 12 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Public Works has been busy this spring working in a number of different areas of the community, taking care of road repair.  Some of it affects neighborhood traffic and others will have a little bigger impact.  Work is expected on South Linn Street, just past Hawkeye Drive Thursday and Friday of this week, […]

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Boone Resident Receives DMACC Alumni Association Award

Boone Resident Receives DMACC Alumni Association Award

Posted on 01 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A Boone resident has received an award from the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Alumni Association. Gary Nystrom has been named a recipient of the DMACC Outstanding Alumni Association Award.  The Outstanding Alumni Award is the highest honor given to DMACC alumni by the Alumni Association.  This award honors and recognizes alumni who […]

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Corridor Study Survey Available Online

Corridor Study Survey Available Online

Posted on 30 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council approved allocating funds for a US Highway 30 corridor study late last year.  The funds were available through the Central Iowa Regional Transportation Planning Alliance and were secured by City Engineer Wayne Schwartz.  As the plans for a corridor study were developed, Schwartz worked the Iowa DOT, who also had […]

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Moose Lodge Joins Fundraising Effort for Honor Flight

Posted on 30 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Some call it an Honor Flight, some a Freedom Flight.  It’s a grassroots effort by a number of volunteers to raise funds to send Boone County Veterans to Washington, D.C.  The voluntary effort actually gained momentum in late 2014 and continues to grow.  A number of events have been held and many more are […]

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Chad Bennett

Jury Finds Boone Man Guilty of Domestic Assault

Posted on 30 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A jury at the Boone County Courthouse found Chad Michael Bennett, 40, of Boone, Iowa, guilty of Domestic Assault. This is Chad Bennett’s second conviction for Domestic Assault. His first conviction occurred on August 5, 2013 in Story County. The jury trial began on April 28, 2015. During the trial witnesses testified that on January […]

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