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McHose Park Closed to Traffic Monday 2/13/17

Posted on 13 February 2017 by KWBG

From the City of Boone: McHose Parks closed:   All gates to the park will be closed effective Monday, February 13th. Canine Corral open & open to walkers; you will have to park outside the gates and walk in.    

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Parks Department Closes McHose to Vehicles

Posted on 13 February 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Parks Department has decided to close McHose Park to vehicular traffic due to the unseasonably warm weather.  Parks personnel made the call when gravel roads began to deteriorate.  In a effort to preserve the gravel roads, it was decided to close the gates at McHose Park.  The park is still open for […]

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Xenia Boil Advisory Ends

Posted on 12 February 2017 by KWBG

The boil advisory issued by Xenia Water last Wednesday for the northern and eastern parts of the district in Boone County has been lifted.  According to Corey Iben, Human Resources and Administration Manager for Xenia, water samples drawn just before noon on Saturday passed all testing.

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Part of South Marshall Street Closed Monday

Posted on 10 February 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Public Works Department announced today that a portion of South Marshall Street, between Lincoln Avenue and Park Avenue, will be closed Monday as Alliant Utilities will be doing some restoration work along South Marshall Street.  Alliant and it’s contractors have been involved with and upgrade to the natural gas distribution system in Boone. […]

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Cold Temperatures Allow Skate Rink To Open

Posted on 09 February 2017 by KWBG

BOON E, Iowa—The cold, overnight temperatures have allowed the John Hansen Memorial Skate Rink at Gutterridge Park to refreeze.  Enough so that the Parks Department will once again open the warming house and have the rink open for skating Thursday.  With the warm temperatures expected into the weekend, staff will assess the condition daily to […]

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Boone Police Caution About IRS Scams

Posted on 09 February 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Now that tax season is here, the Boone Police Department is urging its citizens to be aware of scams involving the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) demanding immediate payment of delinquent income taxes. Don’t believe it! (https://youtu.be/0y5z0kWgBcM) Commander John Sloter with says every year the Boone Police Department receives complaints from citizens saying they received […]

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Pool is Open at Boone County Family YMCA

Posted on 09 February 2017 by KWBG

Repairs have been completed and the pool at the YMCA is now open!  Go get wet!!

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Xenia Rural Water service area affected by boil order

Watermain Break Leads to Boil Order for Xenia Customers

Posted on 09 February 2017 by KWBG

STRATFORD, Iowa—Xenia Rural Water District is advising residents of Xenia’s Eastern portion of the North Water Service Area to boil water before consumption following a water main break north of the City of Stratford. The District is in the process of repairing the water main. IT IS RECOMMENDED NOT TO DRINK THE WATER WITHOUT BOILING […]

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Boone County Family YMCA to hold Valentines Dance on Thursday

Posted on 08 February 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa – The Boone County Family YMCA is having a free Valentines Dance on Thursday, February 9th from 6 to 9 p.m. People are invited to come dance, listen, and converse with one another. Please bring your favorite dish and enjoy a delicious potluck supper. Everyone is welcome to attend. The big band music […]

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2017 02 07 BENTON ST PROJ

Council Moves Forward With Benton Street Project

Posted on 07 February 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council approved moving ahead with the planned Benton Street reconstruction project during their meeting Monday.  City Engineer Wayne Schwartz told the council the project will be bid through the Iowa Department of Transportation on February 21st.  He said he will have a recommendation for Council consideration during their meeting that will […]

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