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Salvation Army Boone Corps to Operate Cooling Station

Posted on 18 July 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Salvation Army will operate a cooling station at 509 Benton Street during the months of July, August and September when the heat index is expected to reach 105 degrees for two consecutive days or when the heat index does not drop below 75 degrees in the evening. Boone County residents are encourage to […]

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Wells Fargo Donates to DMACC

Posted on 18 July 2016 by KWBG

ANKENY, Iowa—Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) President Rob Denson (second from right) accepts a $25,000 donation from Wells Fargo Great Plains Region President Don Pearson (third from left). Others participating in the check presentation include:  iHeartMedia Account Executive Betsy Pearson, Wells Fargo Community Affairs Representative Sarabeth Anderson, Don Pearson, DMACC English Professor Dr. Eden […]

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Boone Public Works Closes Intersection of Construction

Posted on 18 July 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Public Works will be closing the intersection at 15th and Monona Streets Wednesday to do some necessary sewer repairs.  Traffic is expected to be affected into the beginning of next week.

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Special School Election Set for September 13th

Posted on 18 July 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Philippe E. Meier has announced a Special School Election affecting voters in the Boone, Madrid, Ogden and United School Districts.  Today, his office announced that voters of all four school districts will be voting on the DMACC Director District 2 Board member vacancy.  This position was held […]

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Jury Convicts Boone Man on OWI Charge

Posted on 14 July 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—This week, a Boone County jury found 50-year old Eric Charles Koncher of Boone, Iowa, guilty of Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated, a violation of Iowa State Code.  The Boone County Attorney’s office provided this information. On April 11, 2016 concerned residents called the Boone County Dispatch reporting a vehicle was driving erratically […]

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Street Closed for FD Training

Posted on 14 July 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Fire Department will be conducting a training exercise Thursday evening and that will lead to the closure of Benton Street from 5th Street to Mamie Eisenhower Avenue.  The training will be conducted on the house located at 403 Benton Street, on the northwest corner of Mamie and Benton.  Benton Street will be […]

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Moonlight Canoe Floats Return Saturday Evening

Posted on 13 July 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The return of a popular Boone County Conservation event returns Saturday night, with a Moonlight Canoe Float.  New Boone County Naturalist Katie Healy will host the event at Don Williams.  Participants are asked to meet at the boat ramp near the Lodge by the Lake/Bait Shop at Don Williams.  Basic canoe paddling skills will […]

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School District Projects Move Ahead

Posted on 13 July 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone School District has had a lot of construction in the past couple of years, so this year it might appear that things have slowed down.  Superintendent Brad Manard this week said the most visible project is the reconstruction of the north or activities parking lot.  The complete reconstruction will also include some […]

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Fair Parade Grand Marshall’s, Ray and Dorothy Kruse

Posted on 13 July 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Fair Board has announced that Ray and Dorothy Kruse will serve as the Grand Marshall’s of the 2016 Boone County Fair Parade.  It is a bitter sweet announcement, according to Ashley Fitzgerald, Boone County Fair Manager during an appearance on KWBG Wednesday.  Fitzgerald said that Ray and Dorothy have retired from […]

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Fareway Stores, Inc. Supports MDA with Annual Summer Promotion

Posted on 13 July 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—All Fareway locations are raising funds this July to help free kids and adults from muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases. From July 18 through July 23, Fareway will be asking customers to “round-up” to the next dollar on purchases, and donate the difference to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Then on July […]

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