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Shearer Retires From Water Works

Shearer Retires From Water Works

Posted on 10 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Mike Shearer will be retiring in January of 2015 after 35 and a half years of service with the city of Boone at the water treatment plant.  Boone Mayor John Slight recently recognized Shearer for his years of service.  Arlen Wildeman, Chief Operator at the Boone Water Works takes part in the ceremony.

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Festival of Hope Successful

Posted on 09 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Hope Foundation hosted it’s 10th Annual Festival of Hope Saturday at the Boone County Hospital Atrium.  Donations, the silent auction, Cafe and Boutique raised $27,718.  The “Stuff the Bus” effort was also quite successful with items delivered to Red Rock.  The exact weight was not available.  The Hope Foundation was created by […]

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Carter Receives ‘DORS Award

Posted on 09 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone School Board took time this week to once again recognize another staff member with the districts ‘DORS Award.  The ‘DORS Award was established as a way to recognize staff members that have a positive impact on students, staff and parents.  ‘DORS stands for Dedicated, Outstanding and Respected Service.  This month, Jayce Carter […]

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Chip Baltimore

Baltimore Continues Judiciary Chairmanship

Posted on 05 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—State Representative Chip Baltimore will continue to chair the Iowa House Judiciary Committee during the 86th General Assembly which begins January 12, 2015.  The announcement was made this week by House Speaker Kraig Paulsen.

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Hardin County Man Sentenced for Sexual Exploitation

Hardin County Man Sentenced for Sexual Exploitation

Posted on 05 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County District Associates Court today sentenced, Jason Ray Ball, 28, Iowa Falls to five years in prison for the offense 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, […]

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THOMAS ROUSE

Posted on 03 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—An Ogden, Iowa man has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to drug charges.  Thomas Rouse, 59,  was sentenced this week to 17 years in prison for an arrest on September 10, 2014.  Thomas Rouse pled guilty to four criminal counts including Possess with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine, Possess with Intent to Deliver Marijuana, […]

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SWAC Nears, Donations Still Coming In

Posted on 03 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Police Association is gearing up for Shop With A Cop on Thursday, December 11th.  The Association is currently putting together the list of eligible children that will be invited shopping.  Police Chief Bill Skare said Monday at the Boone City Council meeting the number would be about 90.  The Association needs to […]

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Think Pufferbilly Days™ This Holiday Season

Posted on 03 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Pufferbilly Days™ Steering Committee is gearing up for 2015 by announcing the 39th Annual Logo & Theme Contest! The 2015 Pufferbilly Days™ Festival will be held September 10-13th. Entries are encouraged to incorporate Boone’s 150th. The winning logo and theme will be printed on memorabilia, brochures, posters and promotional materials. Be creative and […]

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Bill Sturtz

Sturtz Recognized For Fair Board Service

Posted on 03 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Fair Board recently honored Bill Sturtz for 25-years of service on the Board.  Sturtz retired from the Board this year.                           (photo and information courtesy of the Boone County Fair Board)

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Madrid Voters Support Bond Issue

Posted on 03 December 2014 by KWBG

MADRID, Iowa—The patrons of the Madrid School District voted to support a proposal from the school board that will allow for the sale of upto $1.26 million in General Obligation Bonds for repaving parking lots and installing a playground facility.  General Obligation Bond issues require a 60% majority and the “Yes” votes easily surpassed that […]

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