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2016 05 11 Ted Bair

Ames Man Chosen For Award

Posted on 11 May 2016 by KWBG

AMES, Iowa—Ted Bair, regional director of the Iowa State University Small Business Development Center (ISU SBDC) in Ames, has been named the 2016 Iowa “State Star” by the national Small Business Development Center organization, America’s SBDC. America’s SBDC annually recognizes Small Business Development Center personnel for demonstrating exemplary work performance, significantly contributing to the organization’s […]

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Elderly Man Struck by Train

Posted on 11 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Police have some updated information on a pedestrian-train accident that occurred in downtown Boone Tuesday evening.  Commander John Sloter, in a press release Wednesday afternoon, said officers were sent to the Union Pacific Railroad crossing on Story Street.  The release said a caller told the communication center that a male was laying on […]

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Supervisors Approve Plan For County Attorney’s Office

Posted on 11 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Board of Supervisor have approved a plan to name Assistant County Attorney Matt Speers as the First Assistant or Deputy for the County Attorney’s Office.  County Attorney Dan Kolacia offered the resolution to the board, emphasizing that the change is expected to be revenue neutral while offering improved coverage, especially with […]

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School Board Approves Summer Projects, Awaiting Parking Lot Bids

Posted on 11 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone School Board this week moved ahead with some summer projects and will be considering bids for a parking lot resurfacing project.  The work in the auditorium will including doing work on the stage floor and updating the seating.  Phillips Floors has submitted a number of alternatives for the stage floor for board […]

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Dakota Access Pipeline Increases Voluntary Easements

Posted on 10 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Dakota Access, LLC announced in a press release today that the company had secured voluntary easements on more than 95% of the properties along the four-state route of the proposed pipeline.  The companies press release indicates that easements for properities in North and South Dakota are all complete and nearly all of Illinois is […]

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2016 05 10 4-H FCS Grant

Boone County 4-H Receives FCSAmerica Grant

Posted on 10 May 2016 by KWBG

PERRY, Iowa—Boone County 4-H received a $2,000 Working Here Fund grant for a beef pen of 3 scale and head gate.  The grant is provided through Farm Credit Services of America’s (FCSAmerica) Working Here Fund. The Boone County 4-H will be purchasing a cattle chute with head gate and scale to finalize their Beef Pen […]

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2016 05 09 Tammy Chance

Dr. Tammy Chance Named IOMA Physician of the Year

Posted on 09 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Hospital is pleased to announce Tammy Chance, D.O., Emergency Services Medical Director and adjunct faculty member of Des Moines University, has been named the 2015 Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association (IOMA) Physician of the Year. The officers and trustees of the IOMA select a physician of the year only when suitable candidates […]

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2016 05 09 DMACC tlee

DMACC Boone Campus Provost Tom Lee to Retire

Posted on 09 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Des Moines Area Community College formally announced the retirement of Tom Lee as the Boone Campus Provost with a press released Monday.  However, virtually everyone already knew the Lee was wrapping up his time in Boone the end of June.  The release from DMACC also reflects on the growth that’s been experienced during Lee’s […]

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Bridge Work on US 30 in Ames Could Affect Commute

Posted on 07 May 2016 by KWBG

JEFFERSON, Iowa—Bridge deck overlay work on the U.S. 30 bridge over U.S. 69/South Duff Avenue in Ames will require restricting eastbound U.S. 30 traffic to one lane and closing the southbound U.S. 69/South Duff to eastbound U.S. 30 on-ramp beginning 7 a.m. Monday, May 9, until Friday, July 1, weather permitting, according to the Iowa […]

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Smoke From Wildfires Affects Central Iowa

Posted on 07 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The National Weather Service says smoke from wildfires has moved south and is affecting central Iowa.  A Special Weather Statement was issued early Saturday: SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA 707 AM CDT SAT MAY 7 2016 …SMOKE TO IMPACT AIR QUALITY AND VISIBILITY THIS MORNING… A THICK SMOKE PLUME FROM […]

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