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Accident Claims Two from Webster City

Posted on 12 August 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Iowa State Patrol has released information on the two-vehicle accident Monday that claimed the lives of two people from Webster City, Iowa.  The report from Chris Starrett of the Iowa State Patrol noted that a car, operated by 76-year old Marie Hooker of Webster City was traveling south on “T” Avenue and had […]

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Boone County Republicans Energized at Picnic

Posted on 11 August 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Republicans heard from many of the candidates seeking office in Iowa in the November general election and from a possible contender in the 2016 Presidential Campaign.  The 2nd Annual Eisenhower Grand Ol’ Picnic was held Friday evening at McHose Park in Boone.  The invited guest speaker was Senator Rick Santorum who also […]

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Pufferbilly Days™ Parade Grand Marshals Selected

Pufferbilly Days™ Parade Grand Marshals Selected

Posted on 08 August 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The 2014 Pufferbilly Days™ Steering Committee is pleased to announce that this year’s Parade Grand Marshals are Bill and Diane Curran. Bill and Diane are both life-long residents of Boone and have been active in the business community for nearly fifty years, Bill was a long term employee of Fareway Stores, and Diane as […]

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Ogden Council Moves Ahead with Quietzone

Ogden Council Moves Ahead with Quietzone

Posted on 06 August 2014 by KWBG

OGDEN, Iowa—The Ogden City Council has voted to accept a bid to install “Quietzone” features in their community.  The action was taken at Tuesday’s City Council meeting following a brief public hearing that saw a number of residents speak out in favor of a “Quietzone” for their community.  A “Quietzone” means that physical features would […]

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Boone County Landfill Begins Shingle Recycling

Boone County Landfill Begins Shingle Recycling

Posted on 06 August 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Landfill has unveiled their new program that accepts asphalt shingles for recycling.  This program, in cooperation with Metro Waste Authority in Polk County, recycles asphalt shingles into asphalt used in road paving.  Landfill Administrator Scott Smith has said the Landfill will transfer the collected shingles to a processing facility at Metro […]

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BCH Nomination For Award

Posted on 05 August 2014 by KWBG

UNDATED, Iowa—The Iowa Hospital Association Auxiliary/Volunteer Board is taking nominations for the “Shining Star of Your Hospital” Award.  The award is a unique opportunity to recognize and publicly acknowledge the invaluable work done by outstanding Iowa hospital volunteers. The 2014 Boone County Hospital (BCH) Shining Star can be seen every Thursday morning pushing a cart […]

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Multiple Charges Against Two After Traffic Stop

Posted on 05 August 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County authorities have charged two people with multiple offenses following a traffic stop Monday.  The Boone County Sheriff’s Department  reported that a deputy stopped a vehicle traveling 93 MPH in a 65 MPH zone.  According to the report, the stop was the result of an earlier broadcast from Marshall County about the driver […]

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Charity Softball Tournament Successful

Posted on 05 August 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—On a warm sunny Saturday at McHose Park on August 2, 2014, six teams consisting of 84 participants played at the Inaugural Boone County Charity Softball.  The tournament was hosted by the Boone County Attorney’s Office and all the proceeds from the tournament went to the Boone County Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence.  […]

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Boone Police Make Arrest in Burglary Cases

Posted on 04 August 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Police have made an arrest in connection with burglary investigations begun earlier in July.  This weekend, Commander John Sloter reported that 20-year old Corey Carson of Boone was taken into custody in the 500 block of 2nd Street on four outstanding warrants for burglary.  Carson was taken to the Boone County Jail and […]

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Ash Bore Confirmed in Boone County

Ash Bore Confirmed in Boone County

Posted on 04 August 2014 by KWBG

DES MOINES, Iowa—Two adult Emerald Ash Borer beetles have been collected from a trap in a residential tree in Boone and have now been positively identified as EAB by a federal identifier.  The trap was placed in the tree this summer after suspect galleries were found in an ash branch that fell during a storm. […]

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