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1000 Block of Story Street Closure is Temporary

Posted on 16 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone’s Public Safety Director, Police Chief Bill Skare says the 1000 block of Story Street will be closed during the day for the next couple of days, during the demolition of the property at 1004 Story Street.  The demolition project was on hold until a couple of structural issues with a neighboring building were […]

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Boone Residents Reminded Not to Burn Yard Waste

Posted on 13 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The unseasonably warm weather has a number of people considering some yard work and cleaning things up.  Boone Fire Chief Justin Adams says Boone residents need to remember that the city ordinance restricts the burning of yard to a period from April 15th to May 15th between 8:00 AM and 7:00 PM.  Adams says […]

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No Injuries From Building Collapse In Boone

No Injuries From Building Collapse In Boone

Posted on 13 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—No injuries have been reported, but several residents were suddenly made homeless today when a portion of the building that housed Lynn’s Lounge in downtown Boone collapsed Friday.  An onlooker said there was a rumble then a cloud of red dust as the northwest corner of the two story structure gave way.  Director of […]

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Central Iowa Expo Selected to Host Straw Poll

Posted on 12 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Iowa Republican Party has selected the Central Iowa Expo site for the 2015 Republican Party Straw Poll.  The event is expected to bring as many as 20,000 participants to the Expo site east of Boone on Saturday, August 8th. Critics of the Straw Poll said the event should be eliminated, but state party […]

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King Receives ‘DORS Recognition

Posted on 11 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone School Board took time during their regular meeting Tuesday to recognize the most recent ‘DORS Award winner.  Lori King, Food Service Director, was selected after being nominated for her efforts after taking over the Director position in the Food Service.  Superintendent Brad Manard noted on the KWBG News/Public Affairs Program “Tuned In” […]

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Magi Chapter #139, OES Recognized For Donation

Magi Chapter #139, OES Recognized For Donation

Posted on 11 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Magi Chapter #139, Order of the Eastern Star in Boone donated $650.00 to each of the Boone School Libraries this week.  Donations went to the High School, Middle School, Franklin, Lincoln and Page Libraries. The contribution was made possible by the generous gift from the estate of Bruce Brolsma, who was born and […]

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Park Commission Awards Third Contract for Ash Tree Removal

Posted on 10 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Since late last year, hundred of ash trees have been removed in the city of Boone, and several hundred remain.  The Boone Park Commission did request funds for the City Council late in 2014 to move forward with plans to remove ash trees located along city streets.  Parks staff removed a number of smaller […]

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Chamber Annual Meeting – Outgoing Board Members Kevin Griggs and Becky Dose  2

Chamber Annual Meeting

Posted on 10 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce conducted it’s 106th Annual Meeting Tuesday at the Fareway Conference Center in Boone.  The business portion of the meeting saw the formal passing of the reigns to 2015 Chamber Board President John Crook.  Crook replaces Kevin Griggs, who will remain as an Ex Officio Board Member. Besides Griggs, […]

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Central Iowa Expo Site Up for Republican Straw Poll

Posted on 09 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—When the Iowa Republican Party decided to once again hold a straw poll, they asked for different venues to submit proposals.  Those submitted included the Iowa State Center in Ames, the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Drake University and the Central Iowa Expo site in Boone County.  Since there were some choices, it was decided […]

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Scams Still Prevalent

Posted on 04 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County authorities have been dealing an increase in scams and the most recent was the report to the sheriff’s department that someone discovered a tax returned had already been filed in their name.  A Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy is working on the investigation. This is different than the many scams that were occurring. […]

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