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Park Commission to Continue Bidding Tree Removal

Posted on 13 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—When the Emerald Ash Borer was confirmed in Boone, the Boone Parks Commission asked the City Council for additional funds to help cover some of the cost of removing ash trees on the public right of way.  The City Council did allocate $80,000 for that work and so far, the Parks Commission is getting […]

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Boone County Schools Compete In Regional Science Bowl

Posted on 12 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone, Madrid and Ogden will all have teams in the Department of Energy’s 25th National Science Bowl regional competition this month in Ames, Iowa.  The competitions start this month, with four students from each team facing off in a fast-paced, question-and-answer format. The winning team from each middle- and high-school regional will compete in […]

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Ice Fishing Clinic Still Planned For Saturday

Posted on 09 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Adult and youth are invited to learn the basics of ice fishing on Saturday, January 10 at Don Williams Lake. Instructors, Mike Sawyer of Boone and Emily Klein, Boone County Naturalist will talk about ice fishing tackle, bait, where and when to fish, ice safety, and drilling holes in the ice. The class will start […]

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City Reminds Residents to Clear Sidewalks

Posted on 08 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Last year, the Boone City Council updated and streamlined the ordinance dealing with the removal of snow from sidewalks.  Community Service Officer with the Boone Police Department, Mike Salati, Sr. says residents need to understand that if sidewalks are not clear of snow and ice, the city will have someone do the work and […]

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Dangerous Wind chill Forecast

Posted on 06 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Schools will be closed Wednesday due to dangerous wind chill.  Strong winds and dropping temperatures have led the National Weather Service to issue a Wind Chill Warning from midnight until noon Wednesday.  Boone County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Morlan notes that the temperature is not expected to go above zero until sometime Thursday. […]

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Public Meetings On Trails Set for Late January

Posted on 05 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Trails Initiative (BCTI) has announced three public input sessions have been planned for January in Boone County.  The dates are Saturday, January 24th at 10am at the Leonard Good Center, 114 SW 8th Street in Ogden, Saturday, January 24th at 1pm at the Franklin Elementary School, 1903 Crawford Street in Boone, […]

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City Issues Snow Ordinance for Monday Storm

Posted on 05 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Public Works has put the City’s Snow Ordinance in effect for residential portions of the community, effective 10:00 PM Monday night and for the business districts at 11:00 PM Monday night.  City Public Works Director John Rouse has said previously that any vehicles parked on city streets after those times runs the risk […]

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Electric Franchise Fee Shows Up in January

Posted on 04 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Alliant Energy sent out a mass mailing for customers in Boone, to remind those customers that the city implement franchise fee on electric service will begin with the January billing.  The 1% franchise fee will be replacing the 1% Local Option Sales Tax that’s been in place since it was approved by voters 15-years […]

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Demolition Set To Begin

Demolition Set To Begin

Posted on 02 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—After months of waiting, the demolition of the property at 1004 Story Street will soon be done.  Boone City staff began working on the issue sometime ago and the City Council had approved the demolition well over a year ago.  Wisecup Trucking had been the successful bidder and recently moved equipment in to begin […]

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Conservation Events Cancelled

Posted on 02 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Naturalist Emily Klein has announced that Saturday’s Conservation sponsored activities have been cancelled.  The most obvious, the Snowshoe Hike has been cancelled due to a lack of snow, even though there may be snow accumulating yet this weekend.  The Winter Birding event has also been cancelled. The next scheduled event will be […]

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