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Fatal Accident Investigation Continues

Posted on 04 November 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A fatal accident, east of Boone Monday morning has claimed the life of a Webster City man.  According to the Iowa State Patrol, 37-year old Matthew A. Graham was traveling south on Highway 17 approaching 190th Street when he slowed to make a left turn.  A vehicle, operated by 32-year old Katrena M. Gillis […]

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BHS Theater Presents: “Legally Blonde-The Musical”

Posted on 30 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone High School Toreador Theater will present “Legally Blonde-The Musical” Friday and Saturday evening at the Boone High School Auditorium.  Both performances will begin at 7:00 PM.  Tickets are on sale at the Boone High School office.  The cost is $5.00 for adults and $3.00  for students.  Activity passes will be honored at […]

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West Central Names Next President/CEO

Posted on 29 October 2014 by KWBG

RALSTON, Iowa—West Central’s board of directors today announced their unanimous decision to name Milan Kucerak President and CEO-elect following Jeff Stroburg’s retirement at the end of the fiscal year. Kucerak, who has served as the company’s Executive Vice President of Dairy and Animal Nutrition since 2006, will be the fourth President/CEO in the cooperative’s more […]

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Boone Man Charged Following High Speed Chase

Posted on 28 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A 19-year old Boone man faces multiple charges following a high speed chase early Monday morning that ended in Ames.  According to the Sheriff’s Department report, a deputy on patrol in eastern Boone County recorded a radar reading of 104 mph on a vehicle traveling on US Highway 30.  The vehicle exited Highway 30 […]

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Madrid Teachers Selected For U.S. Cellular Program

Posted on 28 October 2014 by KWBG

MADRID, Iowa, Oct. 28, 2014 – U.S. Cellular has delivered exciting news to 190 Iowa teachers that $118,436 in classroom projects have been funded through the company’s Calling All Teachers program. There were 11 Madrid teachers who had projects funded. Madrid Elementary School – Caleb Hales, $975.85 for Teaching With Technology to Help Supplement Instruction; […]

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Local Program Created to Assist Start-ups

Posted on 22 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the beginning of a new entrepreneurial program called EntreLAUNCH.  EntreLAUNCH has been created to assist start-up and expanding businesses with their new ideas, by bringing together a network of professionals, business coaches, educational resources and tools necessary to help ideas get off the ground. Chamber Executive […]

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Business Plan Competition Returns

Posted on 20 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Economic Growth Corporation announced today that applications are being accepted for the 2014 Boone County Business Plan competition.  The Business Plan competition is open to entrepreneurs, students and professionals at least 18 years of age, who are willing to locate their business in Boone County, with the winning plan taking home […]

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House Candidates On KWBG

Posted on 20 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—KWBG News will be hosting a candidate forum with incumbent Representative Chip Baltimore and his challenger Hans Erickson.  Both candidates are from Boone. Baltimore, an attorney is the Trust Officer for Boone Bank and Trust and is seeking re-election in House District 47.  Baltimore is currently the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. Erickson […]

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Republicans Campaign in Boone Monday

Republicans Campaign in Boone Monday

Posted on 20 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Branstad-Reynolds Campaign, “Building Iowa’s Future” unveiled a new initiative for the 2014 campaign, during a stop in Boone Monday.  The IowaNEXT Initiative will be an effort focusing on quality of life issues.  Governor Terry Branstad the effort will bring together a holistic vision for all quality of life initiatives, make a available a […]

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Park Commission Focuses on Removal of Ash Trees

Posted on 16 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Plans continue to move forward for the removal of ash trees in the public right of way in the City of Boone.  The Boone Park Commission has the responsiblity of serving as the City’s Tree Board and had been gradually moving toward dealing with the Emerald Ash Borer.  Those efforts took a big jump […]

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