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Historical Railroad Programs Continue Saturday

Posted on 12 April 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Mike Wendel, Director of the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum and Historical Center says the 2016 series of historical railroad presentation will continue Saturday with a new presenter.  Long time railroad author and historian Cecil Cook will present a free program entitled A Journey Down the Waukon Branch Saturday, April 16th at 2 pm […]

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McHose Park Opened, Roads Still Need Work

Posted on 12 April 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Public Works and Parks Department have officially opened McHose Park to vehicular traffic, but residents are cautioned that the roads, especially on the south end, are in pretty bad shape.  The winter was very hard on roads, causing several frost heaves.  Plans are to try and make repairs as weather permits.  

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Veterans Fair

Posted on 12 April 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Veteran’s Commission and Veteran’s Affairs Director Steve Cunningham will host a “Veterans Fair”, Wednesday in the Community Building at the Boone County Fairgrounds.  It has been a number of years since the Commission and Veteran’s Affairs office have hosted such an event.  Cunningham has said that a number of Veteran related […]

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DMACC 3rd Annual In My Boots 5K Run, Walk, Ruck Saturday

Posted on 11 April 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Boone Campus is sponsoring the Third Annual In My Boots 5K Run, Walk, Ruck starting at 9 a.m., Sat., April 16 at McHose Park in Boone. “This has grown into such a wonderful event,” said Julie Roosa, one of the 5K organizers and a professor at DMACC. […]

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IUB Issues Permit to Dakota Access

Posted on 08 April 2016 by KWBG

DES MOINES, Iowa—The Iowa Utilities Board took the next step in the process and today issued the permit to Dakota Access for the construction of a pipeline to transport crude oil from North Dakota to Illinois.  The announcement was made in a release by the Board, Friday afternoon.   The Iowa Utilities Board has found […]

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Siren Repairs At DMACC

Posted on 07 April 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Police Chief Bill Skare says work on the warning siren at DMACC in Boone has been completed for today anyway.  Skare says it’s been determined that at least one-replacement component will need to be installed to make sure the siren works properly.  Currently, he says the siren operates about 90% of the time […]

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Warning Siren Repairs

Posted on 07 April 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Police Chief Bill Skare says Brown Electric will be working on the warning siren located at the DMACC today (Thursday), and will be set off to make sure it’s operational.  It’s hoped that repairs can be made sometime this morning.

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Judge Orders Probation for Four Time Convicted Sex Offender

Posted on 06 April 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Attorney’s Office recently handled to prosecution of a case against an Ogden man for violating the state’s Sex Offender Registry.  This week, the County Attorney’s office released details of case and sentencing.  On March 29, 2016, District Associate Judge James Malloy sentenced Patrick Edward Koenig, 49, Ogden, Iowa, to probation following […]

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Rental Code to Make a Return This Month

Posted on 04 April 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa —The Boone City Council will resume consideration of a Rental Code later this month.   The Council slowed the process late last year, at the time asking staff to work on simplifying the procedure that would be implemented for inspections.   The goal has been to deal upfront with safety concerns.   Previous proposals for a […]

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Water Main Flushing in Boone Scheduled to Begin Next Week

Posted on 04 April 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Public Works is scheduled to begin flushing water mains beginning next week, weather permitting.  For many years, water mains were flushed from west to east across the entire community, but that’s not the case anymore.  Now, flushing begins at a source location, such as a water tower and then fans out.  The process […]

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