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Boone County Family “Y” Meets Goal

Posted on 02 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Family YMCA has completed it’s annual fund raising goal and has helped the “Y” of Greater Des Moines meet the overall goal for entire system.  The annual fund raising is done to insure that dollars are available to make programming available to all not matter the individuals financial situation.  For the […]

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Students Advance for State Speech

Posted on 02 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa–Nine Boone High School performers at the District Individual Speech Contest at Des Moines East High School on Saturday earned the highest rating possible, qualifying them for the state competition on March 14. The hugely successful team of BHS students prepared twenty-four performances in categories as diverse as interpretive reading of poetry, radio news […]

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PUSH UPS FOR PURPOSE

Push Ups For a Purpose

Posted on 02 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Training for Warriors is a training method that’s gained in popularity the past several years and is available in hundreds of places in dozens of countries.  Sunday, that network attempted to set a World Record of having the most people doing push ups in one-minute.  The event also helped raise funds for the Jay […]

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BHS’s Vanyo Receives STEM Recognition

BHS’s Vanyo Receives STEM Recognition

Posted on 28 February 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone High School Science Teacher, Shelly Vanyo has been awarded the North Central Iowa Hub STEM Award for Inspired Teaching.  Vanyo was nominated by a number of people including two students, Kalista Howard and Haley Osbourne, BHS Principal Kris Byam, Lynne Campbell from Iowa State University STEM Outreach and Mike Arquin the CEO of KidWind. […]

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CROSMAN SUPERVISORS

Supervisors Hold Hearing on CAFO

Posted on 27 February 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on a proposed confined animal feeding operation this week, called the Crosman Finisher Site.  The construction permit sought through the Department of Natural Resources was sought by Eric and Emily Crosman who live southwest of Ogden in Beaver Township. The Boone County Supervisors approve […]

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DMACC Program on Boone J C History Offered

Posted on 27 February 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Campus of DMACC is inviting the public to a Lunch and Learn on the History of the Boone Junior College and the Boone Campus of DMACC on March 5th from 11:00 to Noon.  The presentation will be held in Room # 163 with the public encouraged to bring their own lunch or […]

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1st time Hero’s Event Held at Armory

1st time Hero’s Event Held at Armory

Posted on 25 February 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—There was a steady turnout for the first time Hero’s event held at the Iowa National Guard Readiness Center in Boone Tuesday.  Those that stopped in found out about effort to fund an Honor Flight for Boone County Veterans.  Attendees witnessed Civil War re-enactors.  There were representatives from the Boone Fire Department, the Boone […]

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Home and Garden Show Draws Well

Home and Garden Show Draws Well

Posted on 23 February 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—It’s probably because everyone is tired of Winter and wants Spring to get here soon.  Attendance was pretty good at the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce Home and Garden Show.  Conditions were cool, but dry and that helped.  That and those that attended registered for a number of prizes.  $100 Gift Certificates were awarded […]

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Boone FFA Chapter to Celebrate FFA Week

Posted on 18 February 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone A&M FFA Chapter will celebrate National FFA Week, Feb. 21-28. This year’s theme is Go All Out! and it embraces more than 80 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization’s future. More than half a million members will participate in National FFA Week activities at local, state and national […]

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Martin Recognized

Martin Recognized

Posted on 17 February 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Mayor John Slight and the Boone City Council recognized retiring Utility Superintendent Roy Martin during their meeting Monday.  Martin has worked for the city for more than 41-years.  He started in the Street Department, then became Superintendent of the Wastewater Plant.  In the 90’s Martin became Superintendent of Utilities combining oversight of both […]

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