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Farm Progress Show Expected to Affect Local Traffic

Posted on 25 August 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Police Department wants to remind its citizens that the Farm Progress Show is coming up August 26 – 28. Because of the large number of people this show attracts, there will be traffic related issues all three days both for those attending the show and those who travel through the area to […]

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Central Iowa Expo site expands

Posted on 19 August 2014 by KWBG

Boone, IA – When the Farm Progress Show originally opened at its permanent Iowa location in 2008, the Central Iowa Expo site was designed to accommodate the largest show exhibits area that had been used at recent farm shows.  In 2012, another street was added to fulfill the exhibitors request for additional space. The 2014 Farm […]

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Sacred Heart School in Boone dismissing early today

Posted on 19 August 2014 by KWBG

Due to the heat, Sacred Heart School will dismiss on Tuesday at 1:15.  The air conditioning system is nearly complete, but not quite ready for today’s temperatures.  A decision on potential early dismissal on Wednesday will be made tomorrow.

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BCSD: no releasing early for heat days

Posted on 18 August 2014 by KWBG

From the Boone Schools – While last week was pleasant weather, this week appears to be heating up. This has resulted in several questions about early releases for heat days. Thankfully, virtually all of our instructional classrooms in all buildings in the district are now air-conditioned. The new high school addition and installation of air-conditioning […]

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Boone Co 4-Hers State Fair awards of note

Posted on 18 August 2014 by KWBG

With the conclusion of  the Iowa State Fair, over 100 red, blue and purple ribbons have been awarded to Boone County 4-Hers.  Deserving special mention are: Madeleine Bretey, Boone, received one of ten $500 4-H Scholarship awarded by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for her Sunflower Butter Display Board Braeden Weyhrich, Boone, received one […]

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ABATE, District 25, hosts Ernst

Posted on 18 August 2014 by KWBG

ABATE, District 25, met on Sunday afternoon in the Gutteridge Shelter of McHose Park.  ABATE stands for “A Brotherhood Aimed Towards Education.” As per their mission statement, “ABATE is a neutral organization that allows ALL riders to unite in brotherhood to safeguard our rights and still remain individuals with differing views.” Their special guest was State […]

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Iowa Falls Man Found Guilty By Boone County Jury

Posted on 14 August 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A Boone County jury found Jason Ray Ball, 28, Iowa Falls, guilty of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor in violation of Iowa Code section 728.12(3).  This is Jason Ball’s second offense of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor.  His first offense occurred on December 4, 2012 in Hardin County. The jury trial began on August […]

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DMACC Launches Free Mobile App

Posted on 13 August 2014 by KWBG

UNDATED, Iowa—Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) students can now check their grades and even register for classes on their smart phones or e-tablets.  DMACC has just launched a new mobile app, available free through Google Play for Android devices and through the App Store for iPhones. DMACC Information Solutions Executive Director Mark Clark said […]

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P&Z Recommends City Plan Approval For Central Iowa Impact

Posted on 12 August 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council will receive a recommendation to approve the site plan for Central Iowa Impact Indoor Shooting Range planned for the southeast side of the city.  The city’s Plan and Zoning Commission has reviewed the site plan and staff recommendations for the development which will be in the new Fisher Business Park […]

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Magee Selected For 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame

Posted on 12 August 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Jim Magee will be inducted into the 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 17 at 1:30 pm. The award recognizes inductees for their outstanding service and dedication to 4-H. Jim will be presented a plaque by the Iowa 4-H […]

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