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Early Morning Warning Sirens

Posted on 30 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Police Chief and Director of Public Safety Bill Skare says one of the cities warning sirens had to be disabled early today when it began going off about 1:30 AM.  The siren, located at DMACC had been worked on late last week, after starting up on it’s own.  With the early morning alarm […]

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Fallon Brings Pipeline Oppostion to Boone County

Fallon Brings Pipeline Oppostion to Boone County

Posted on 27 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Former state legislator Ed Fallon has been encouraging people to speak out in their opposition to the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline project.  He’s been drawing attention to concerns about the project by walking across the state, along the proposed route of the project.  Fallon told a gathering of 30-to-40 people at the Ericson Public […]

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Five DMACC Students Selected as NASA Scholars

Posted on 26 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Five Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Boone Campus students have been selected as National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) National Community College Scholars.  The students are: Daniel Bouk of Boone Myra James of Ames Theodore Mathews III of Des Moines Guy Morgan of Ames Mike Techentin of Ankeny They were among the 161 […]

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Woodward Academy Team Recognized By Farm Bureau

Posted on 25 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Iowa Farm Bureau has recognized participants in the State Basketball Tournament and the Boone County Farm Bureau had the job of recognizing the participation by Woodward Academy this year. The Iowa Farm Bureau became the exclusive title sponsor of the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) in 2002.  On behalf of all Iowa […]

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Boone County Dems Gearing Up for 2016

Posted on 24 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Democrats are well into their preparations for the 2016 Presidential Caucuses.  The Boone County Democratic Party has selected new leadership, reviewed last year’s campaign work and begun setting strategy for the next two years.  Even though most attention is on the Presidential campaigns, local party officials are focusing on the work that […]

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Sacred Heart Student In ISU Theatre Production

Posted on 24 March 2015 by KWBG

AMES, Iowa—ISU Theatre’s spring musical, Les Misérables, based on the French novel by Victor Hugo, opens April 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Fisher Theater. Universally beloved as one of the world’s most popular musicals, Les Misérables is a passionate story of redemption, sacrifice, and love, and it is filled with some of musical theatre’s most […]

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Boone Students Take Part in State Speech

Posted on 20 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone High School Speech Team finished off its season on Saturday, March 14th. The students showcased their public speaking skills by competing in the state individual speech contest at Nevada High School. Four of the nine Boone performances selected to compete at the state competition earned top ratings from the judges. “It’s always slightly more intimidating for students […]

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Structural Engineer’s Report Expected Soon

Posted on 20 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Fire Chief Justin Adams says a preliminary report on the building located at 1001 Story Street could be available next week.  Adams says a Structural Engineer visited the site earlier this week and had confirmed the decision made by the Chief and Boone Building Official Ed Higgins, not to permit anyone in the […]

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Sesquicentennial Plans Suffer Setback

Posted on 17 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The City of Boone will celebrate it’s 150th birthday this year, and efforts to develop a community wide event to celebrate did not come together the way many had hoped.  Some of the members of the committee that had been trying to pull things together were scheduled to appear before the Boone City Council […]

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New Emergency Alert System Available

Posted on 16 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa–Boone County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Morlan today released information about a new service available through the county and the State of Iowa.  It is an Emergency Alert System that will send alerts to a home phone, cell phone and/or pager.  Morlan notes the release of the opportunity to be informed is timely with […]

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