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Council Accepts Insurance Bid

Posted on 08 April 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council took action to accept a quote for insurance coverage and worker’s compensation coverage of just over $333,000 for the next fiscal year.  The amount will actually be even higher, because the Council also accepted a recommendation to include additional coverage for a crime rider which would cover losses through individual […]

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Shots Fired During Friday Incident

Posted on 07 April 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Police Officers were sent to 321 Greene Street in Boone at 3:35 PM last Friday afternoon.  Officers were sent in response to a call received in the communications center.  While responding, officers were advised that shots had been fired.  Upon arrival, officers conducted a preliminary investigation revealed that the person that discharged the […]

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Toreador Trot Saturday Morning

Posted on 04 April 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A little snow on the ground Friday morning is not expected to stop the 2nd Annual Toreador Trot, Saturday morning, beginning at the Boone Middle School.  The event was planned as a way to raise some funds for the purchase and maintenance of the Middle Schools fitness equipment and for teaching students about a […]

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DMACC Hosts Inaugural “In My Boots” 5K

Posted on 03 April 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—This weekend will mark the 2nd Annual Toreador Trot for the Boone Middle School.  The Toreador Trot is held in conjunction with the Annual Celebrate Families event at the Boone Middle School.  In two more weeks, there will be another run in Boone, planned by members of the DMACC community.  Des Moines Area Community […]

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Tickets Available For 61st Holy Week Services Breakfast

Posted on 03 April 2014 by KWBG

Boone, Iowa—Tickets are available now for Boone’s 61st Annual series of Inter-Church Holy Week Services Kick-Off Breakfast on Saturday, April 12th.  The breakfast will be held at the First Baptist Church at 612 8th Street in Boone and will feature Dave Anderson from the Iowa High School Athletic Association. Tickets for 7:00 AM Kick-Off Breakfast […]

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Extension Offers Aerospace Interest Group

Posted on 03 April 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Each spring, youth are invited to join the Aerospace Interest Group in Boone County and learn how to build and launch a model rocket.  The program is open to any boy or girl who is in the 4th grade or older and interested in aerospace.  Youth do not have to be in 4-H to […]

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Volunteers Sought For Blood Drive

Posted on 03 April 2014 by KWBG

DES MOINES, Iowa—Generous  volunteer blood donors are the foundation of a stable community blood supply.  In fact, more than 38,000 volunteers are needed to give blood to ensure an adequate blood supply for local hospitals and patients.  Giving blood is safe, simple and saves lives.  The next one-day community blood drive in Boone will be […]

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City Hydrant Flushing Begins This Month

Posted on 02 April 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Last year, Boone Public Works began using a new system for flushing water mains.  The flushing is done by opening fire hydrants and allowing them to discharge water.  That part is unchanged.  What started last year was a set pattern to flush the mains from a set point point and then work outward, like […]

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Chamber Ambassadors visit Boone Bank and Trust

Chamber Ambassadors visit Boone Bank and Trust

Posted on 01 April 2014 by KWBG

BOONE,Iowa–The Boone Chamber of Commerce visited Boone Bank and Trust Tuesday morning to congratulate them on their recent remodeling efforts.

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High Winds Hamper Landfill Operation

Posted on 31 March 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Landfill has stopped taking loads due to high winds.  Landfill Administrator and Recycling Coordinator Scott Smith announced Monday afternoon that high winds are causing a problem with refuse blowing around.  High winds are usually a challenge for the Landfill, but Monday afternoon’s gusts have caused some problems.  The Landfill hopes to […]

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