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Boone Resident Receives DMACC Alumni Association Award

Boone Resident Receives DMACC Alumni Association Award

Posted on 01 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A Boone resident has received an award from the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Alumni Association. Gary Nystrom has been named a recipient of the DMACC Outstanding Alumni Association Award.  The Outstanding Alumni Award is the highest honor given to DMACC alumni by the Alumni Association.  This award honors and recognizes alumni who […]

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Corridor Study Survey Available Online

Corridor Study Survey Available Online

Posted on 30 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council approved allocating funds for a US Highway 30 corridor study late last year.  The funds were available through the Central Iowa Regional Transportation Planning Alliance and were secured by City Engineer Wayne Schwartz.  As the plans for a corridor study were developed, Schwartz worked the Iowa DOT, who also had […]

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Moose Lodge Joins Fundraising Effort for Honor Flight

Posted on 30 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Some call it an Honor Flight, some a Freedom Flight.  It’s a grassroots effort by a number of volunteers to raise funds to send Boone County Veterans to Washington, D.C.  The voluntary effort actually gained momentum in late 2014 and continues to grow.  A number of events have been held and many more are […]

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Jury Finds Boone Man Guilty of Domestic Assault

Posted on 30 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A jury at the Boone County Courthouse found Chad Michael Bennett, 40, of Boone, Iowa, guilty of Domestic Assault. This is Chad Bennett’s second conviction for Domestic Assault. His first conviction occurred on August 5, 2013 in Story County. The jury trial began on April 28, 2015. During the trial witnesses testified that on January […]

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Supervisors Approve Humane Society Proclamation

Supervisors Approve Humane Society Proclamation

Posted on 29 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Board of Supervisors formally approved supporting the Boone Area Humane Society’s Proclamation for “Be Kind to Animals Week” May 3rd through May 9th.  The Humane Society brings forth the proclamation annually and usually brings along a shelter resident to help.  This year, Ninja, a 4-5 year old Pekingese joined in the […]

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Final Chamber Legislative Forum Rescheduled

Posted on 28 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the date for the final Chamber Legislative Forum.  That forum will be held on Saturday, May 9th at the Ericson Public Library from 8:00 AM until 9:00 AM.  The forum will be held in the second floor conference room. Area residents are encouraged to sit down […]

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Pufferbilly Days™ Parade Grand Marshal Announced

Posted on 28 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The 2015 Pufferbillys Days™ Steering Committee is pleased to announce that this year’s Parade Grand Marshal is Marc Westberg. Marc has been a life-long resident of Boone and is very active in the community. Marc started volunteering at the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad after he graduated from High School in 1991. There you […]

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Friday’s Recipes: Oven “Fried” Sweet Potatoes and Walnut Coffee Cake

Posted on 24 April 2015 by KWBG

Oven “Fried” Sweet Potatoes by CK 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp paprika, 1/4 tsp pepper 4 large sweet potatoes Heat oven to 425. Peel and cut sweet potato into 1/2 inch strips or wedges. Spread on a greased baking sheet. Shake seasonings lightly over potatoes and bake 20 […]

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NIACC President to Deliver Commencement Address DMACC Boone

Posted on 23 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The 87th Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Boone Campus Commencement will take place at 10 a.m., Fri., May 8, 2015 in the Boone Campus Gymnasium. Nearly 325 Boone Campus students will graduate this spring.  A reception will follow immediately after the commencement in the L.W. Courter Center. DMACC Boone Campus Liberal Arts student […]

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Spring Mowing and Nuisance Abatements

Posted on 23 April 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Each spring, Boone officials spend time dealing with a number of nuisance issues, especially lawns that aren’t mowed and those that get mowed, but have grass discharged into the street.  Boone Community Service Officer, Mike Salati, says both are violations of city code and both can be costly issues. Salati says he has already […]

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