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Central Iowa Man Sentenced for Probation Violation

Posted on 06 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—On September 29, 2014, Adam Wayne Gildea, age 35, of Stanhope, Iowa, was sentenced to ten (10) years in prison for a probation violation. According to the Complaint and Affidavit filed with the Court on May 10, 2012, Adam Gildea was arrested for providing pseudoephedrine to a known methamphetamine manufacturer in Boone.  Officers with […]

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New Ownership for KWBG

Posted on 02 October 2014 by KWBG

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA- (October 2, 2014) NRG Media LLC announced today the sale of its Northwestern Iowa radio properties in Algona, Humboldt, Webster City, and Boone to Riverfront Broadcasting, LLC. The seven radio properties include KLGA-FM and KLGZ-AM and FM in Algona; KWBG-AM in Boone; KHBT-FM in Humboldt; and KQWC-AM and FM in Webster City. […]

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Parents Concerned About School Incident

Posted on 30 September 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone School District was the scene of a medical emergency Tuesday morning.  Not uncommon when there are about 700 people in the building. But, because students were held in class, parents began contacting the school to question the “lockdown”.  In a statement from the Boone School District, it was noted that students were […]

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KWBG Sports for September 30th

Posted on 30 September 2014 by KWBG

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jamaal Charles returned from an ankle injury to rush for 92 yards and score three touchdowns as the Kansas City Chiefs crushed the New England Patriots 41-14 in Kansas City. The Pro Bowl running back caught two short TD passes from Alex Smith, who threw for 248 yards and three […]

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Two Treated Following Thursday Accident

Posted on 26 September 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Two people were checked out at the Boone County Hospital Thursday, following a two vehicle accident at Park Avenue and South Story Street about 2:20 PM.  Investigating officers report that 86-year old Delbert Leon Peterson of Stratford was attempting to make a left turn when he collided with a vehicle operated by 46-year old […]

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Animal Neglect Charge Filed

Posted on 24 September 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Police and the Boone Area Humane Society began in investigation into a report of Animal Cruelty on August 27th, after the Boone County Communications received a call about a man dragging a dog down the sidewalk on South Story Street.  In a prepared statement from the Boone Police Department, Commander John Sloter reported […]

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Early Voting Begins Thursday

Posted on 24 September 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Philippe E. Meier has announced that absentee ballots for the November 4th General Election will be available to be voted in the Boone County Auditor’s Office on Thursday, September 25th. Absentee ballots may be cast in the Boone County Auditor’s Office at the Boone County Courthouse, 201 […]

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Boone County Deputy Investigates Single Vehicle Rollover

Posted on 24 September 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Minor injuries were reported in a single vehicle rollover that occurred east of Boone Tuesday afternoon.  The Boone County Sheriff’s Department reported that a car, operated by Maryssa Soder was found in the ditch on it’s top.  Soder reported to the investigating deputy that she has swerved to avoid a bird on the roadway. […]

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Governor Releases State Funding for Property Tax Relief Information

Posted on 23 September 2014 by KWBG

DES MOINES, Iowa— Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today released data from the Iowa Department of Revenue that shows Boone County is receiving $376,428.77 in state back-fill funding and taxpayers are receiving $399,320.05 in credits, for a total of $775,748.82, in the 2013 assessment year as part of the historic property tax […]

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#6 Ogden 63, #8 Madrid 36

Posted on 19 September 2014 by KWBG

Sixth-ranked and unbeaten Ogden hosted number-eight and undefeated Madrid in a district game Friday night and the Tigers’ Michael Santi started the scoring with a 30-yard touchdown rumble.  The Bulldogs answered with a 4-yard t-d toss from Casey Good to Luke West.  Santi then ran it into the end zone again from the 23, while […]

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