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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! ( 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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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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Skate Rink Closes Due to Warm Temperatures

Posted on 06 February 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Parks Department has had to close the John Hansen Memorial Skate Rink at Guttering Park due to the warm weather.   At the present time,  Parks personnel will assess the condition on a daily basis to determine if it’s possible to reopen.   KWBG will pass along information as it’s made available.

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A twenty-one “1” salute to Boone Speech

Posted on 05 February 2017 by KWBG

21 Boone students earned the highest rating possible at the State Large Group Speech Contest at West Des Moines Valley High School on Saturday.  The Toreador ensemble act (Levi Patterson, Grayson Boggess, Dhruv Patel, and Brian Bingaman), performing May the Best Fan Win, got unanimous scores of one from all three judges.  Brian is also a […]

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