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Parade Chair Recognizes Many

Posted on 14 September 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Chair of the 2016 Pufferbilly Days™ Parade, Janet Schultz passed along a big Thank You! to many that helped make this year’s Pufferbilly Days happen.  Schultz sent a release to the media: THANK YOU! It HAPPENS because of YOU! The 2016 Boone Pufferbilly Committee & Parade Chair, wish to extend special thanks to […]

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Street Repairs Closes a Block of Monona Street

Posted on 14 September 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Public Works has announced that they have closed Monona Street between 15th and 16th Streets for some necessary street repairs.  The closure starts today, Wednesday with the street expected to reopen by Friday, September 16th, weather permitting.

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Fallon Among Protesters Arrested Saturday

Posted on 12 September 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Former State Representative and head of Bold Iowa, Ed Fallon was among those arrested in Boone County Saturday during a protest at a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site near the Des Moines River in northern Boone County.  The Boone County Sheriff’s Department released the information on those arrested Monday. The Sheriff’s Office and Iowa […]

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Saturday’s Pipeline Protest Results in More Arrests

Posted on 11 September 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Iowa State Patrol ended up arrested nearly 20-people Saturday at a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site near Pilot Mound, Iowa.  Opponents of the pipeline project have been at the location since the Labor Day weekend because it’s the location the pipeline will cross the Des Moines River. Protesters, […]

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Pufferbilly Parade Winners Announced

Posted on 11 September 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Pufferbilly Days™ Steering Committee has announced the winners of the Pufferbilly Days™ Parade.  Saturday’s parade has more than 100 entries.  Winners were announced in four categories, Business/Retail, Non-Profit, Novelty and Marching Units.  Here is the list: Business/Retail 1st Place  –  VisionBank 2nd Place  –  Boone County Hospital Home Care 3rd Place  –  EXIT Realty […]

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Puffer’s Friday music cancelled

Posted on 09 September 2016 by KWBG

Pufferbilly Days announced late Friday afternoon that Friday night’s performance by ABBY NORMAL has been cancelled due to the continue rainy weather. Beer Garden, Food Court and Carnival decisions forthcoming by 6:30

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued, Includes Part of Boone County

Posted on 09 September 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm warning for a portion of Boone County until 3:15 this afternoon.  Here is the announcement: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… SOUTHERN WEBSTER COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA… NORTHWESTERN STORY COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA… SOUTHERN HAMILTON COUNTY […]

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State Conservation Officer Matt Bruner confiscated 406 ginseng plants allegedly harvested on public land.

Three Charged in Ginseng Theft Case

Posted on 09 September 2016 by KWBG

DES MOINES, Iowa—Three central Iowa men were charged with theft from allegedly harvesting ginseng roots on state managed lands along the Des Moines River valley over the Labor Day Weekend.  It is illegal to harvest ginseng from all state-owned and state-managed land, and most county conservation board owned land. Bart Bollie, 53, of Madrid, Kyle […]

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Bob Fisher, recipient of the Boone Community Dedication Award with Boone Mayor John Slight.

Fisher Recognized With Dedication Award

Posted on 09 September 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Mayor John Slight presented the annual Community Dedication Award to Bob Fisher during the opening ceremonies of the 40th Annual Pufferbilly Days™ celebration Thursday evening.  Fisher was selected unanimously by the Boone City Council when they considered this year’s list of nominees.  Fisher was recognized for his commitment to the community as a […]

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Boone County Plans for Possible Pipeline Protest

Posted on 08 September 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Engineer Scott Kruse today released information about a potential road closure due to a possible planned protest in Boone County against the Dakota Access Pipeline project.  In a release emailed from the County Engineer, Kruse said information has been made available leading his office and the Boone County Sheriff’s Department to expect […]

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