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Weather Service Issues Excessive Heat Watch

Posted on 17 July 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—An Excessive Heat Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service and will currently impact Central Iowa.  The announcement was made Monday afternoon and will be in effect Wednesday through Saturday. URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Des Moines IA 258 PM CDT Mon Jul 17 2017 …EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH FOR CENTRAL […]

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Safety Tips for Prolonged Heat Spell

Posted on 17 July 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The prolonged heat spell this week will lead to numerous reminders to people about staying safe.  The National Weather Service has available an excellent web page with numerous links about safety during a heat spell.  Remember, heat is the number one cause of weather related fatalities.  KWBG reminds you to stay safe.

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Car/Bus Accident in Western Boone County

Posted on 16 July 2017 by KWBG

A crash between a car and a school bus caused multiple injuries this weekend in Boone County.  It all happened around 6:15 Saturday evening just south of Beaver and Highway 30 at the intersection of 230th Street and B Avenue.  According to the Sheriff’s Department, the school bus driver failed to yield to a car […]

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Emily Clausen named Ogden City Administrator

Ogden City Council Selects Clausen as Administrator

Posted on 14 July 2017 by KWBG

OGDEN, Iowa—The Ogden City Council officially named Emily Clausen as their new City Administrator at their regular meeting last Tuesday.  Clausen will take over the position that was vacated recently by Jane Zahasky who departed because of a family move.  Clausen will join the city as work continues to build a new multi-million dollar waste […]

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Veterans gathered at Veterans Memorial Park in Boone Friday with Lt. Governor Adam Gregg to recognize local participation in the Home Base Iowa program.

Home Based Iowa Recognition

Posted on 14 July 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Lt. Governor Adam Gregg announced today that Boone County, along with the cities of Boone and Ogden received designation as Home Base Iowa (HBI) Communities. The designation was unveiled at Boone’s Veterans Memorial Park and attended by local veterans, business leaders and elected officials from local and state governments. The Lt. Governor remarked, “Home […]

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2017 Boone County Fair Queen Megan Osborn on the left and Boone County Fair Princess Lillie Longhorn on the right

Osborn Selected Boone County Fair Queen

Posted on 14 July 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The 2017 Boone County Fair Queen, winner of a $400 scholarship and the Boone County representative in the Iowa State Fair Queen contest is Megan Osborn.  Osborn is the 16-year old daughter of Chris Osborn and Barb Clawson.  The first runner-up and Boone County Fair Princess is Lillie Longhorn, the 17-year old daughter of […]

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2017.07.13 Cassie Davisson, 2017 Outstanding Youth Award winner, presented by Vision Bank, Doug Lau and Nick Lentz

Cassie Davisson, 2017 Outstanding Youth Award Winner

Posted on 13 July 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, IA – Cassie Davisson, daughter of Darrell and Cindy Davisson of Boxholm, has been named as one of the 2017 Boone County Outstanding Youth in Agriculture. As a dynamic member of the Boxholm Blazers 4-H Club, Cassie was an unanimous choice for the Boone County Extension office to make. This award was sponsored by Vision […]

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2017.07.13 Vanessa Scott - Outstanding Ag Youth 2017, with Abby Sprague of Midland Power Cooperative

Vanessa Scott, Boone County Outstanding Ag Youth 2017

Posted on 13 July 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, IA – Congratulations to Vanessa Scott, daughter of Rob and Lorna Scott of Pilot Mound.  She was named by Boone County Iowa State Extension office as a recipient of the 2017 Boone County Outstanding Youth Award. This award is sponsored by Midland Power Cooperative, and was presented to Vanessa on Thursday. Vanessa is active in […]

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Boone Police release pursuit video

Posted on 13 July 2017 by KWBG

The Boone Police Department has released video of Monday’s (July 10th) pursuit in downtown Boone  

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2017 07 12 PHOTO FROM KANSAS DOT

Help Us at KWBG!!

Posted on 12 July 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—KWBG News has had a request to try and identify the people in the photo.  The photo was found a crew from the Kansas Department of Transportation while they were cleaning up a ditch.  If you can help us out with any information, please message KWBG.  Thanks for your help.  (Sorry, we should have […]

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