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Nitrate Warning for Boone and Lifted

Posted on 08 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Water Works this afternoon announced that their most recent sample submitted for nitrate tested resulted in levels below the 10 mg/L level, which allows them to lift the notice for high nitrates.  The announcement from City Engineer and Utility Superintendent Wayne Schwartz said: Water sampling of the city of Boone drinking water has […]

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2015 Auxiliary donation to EAP (2)

Hospital Auxiliary Supports Assistance Program

Posted on 08 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Hospital (BCH) Auxiliary recently donated $2,000 to the BCH Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a program that helps BCH employees that are financially in need.  The Auxiliary will donate annually to the EAP each July.  Pictured are Auxiliary Board members Sharon Thul, Carol Keithley, Teri Knight and Jan Putnam with EAP treasurer […]

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Accident Closes West Bound U.S. 30 in Boone County

Posted on 08 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Iowa Department of Transportation reports that the west bound lanes of U.S. Highway 30 at T Avenue in Boone County are closed due to an accident.  Authorities on the scene have had an air ambulance land on the highway.  The accident involved multiple vehicles.  Additional information is not available at this time.

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Farner-Bocken Acquires Former Wal~Mart in Boone

Posted on 07 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Farner-Bocken Company, based in Carroll, has completed the purchase of the former Wal~Mart building on the south side of Boone.  Paul Francis, Farner-Bocken Chief Financial Officer said the purchase is a matter of public record and the companies intent is to use the building for warehouse purposes.  Farner-Bocken does have other warehouse facilities which […]

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Underpass in Boone Closed

Underpass in Boone Closed

Posted on 07 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—As expected, work has begun on portions of Benton and Linn Street between 8th Street and 11th Street.  It is the underpass in Boone.  The road is expected to be closed for possibly 10-working days, but the actual length is dependent on the weather.  Last week, Boone City Administrator Luke Nelson said that work […]

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Council Presents Check for Freedom Flight

Posted on 06 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa —The Boone City Council and Mayor John Slight presented a check for  $5,000 to members of the Boone County Freedom Flight committee.   The Council voted several weeks ago to use some Hotel Motel tax proceeds to support the Freedom Flight.   Committee member Don Batt thanked the Council and said they are hoping to […]

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Repairs to Close Underpass

Posted on 02 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone City officials have announced that planned repairs to Benton/Linn Street, between 8th Street and 11th Street will begin after the 4th of July holiday weekend.  The work will mean closing the underpass to traffic for an estimated 10-days, weather permitting.  Boone City Administrator Luke Nelson, on KWBG this week, said the road seems […]

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2015 TIM SALMON

Salmon Takes Over as United Superintendent

Posted on 02 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Tim Salmon has been selected as the new Superintendent/Principal at United Community School District. Salmon has spent the last 10 years in the Johnston Community School District, with the past 7 years serving as Principal at Horizon Elementary.  Prior to serving in Johnston, Salmon worked in the Aldine Independent School District in Houston, Texas […]

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Packed Pavilion For Boone Big Band

Posted on 01 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa —The Boone Big Band took over the Herman Park Pavilion Wednesday evening,  filling in for the Boone Municipal Band.   This is the second year the Big Band has performed as part of the regular Wednesday series of concerts.  The Municipal Band will perform a patriotic concert on the 4th of July at 7:30 […]

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2015 4H CONFERENCE

Boone County Youth Attending Conference This Week

Posted on 01 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Iowa 4-H Youth Conference is a gathering of more than 1,000 high school youth from across Iowa in Ames on the Iowa State University campus from June 30- July 2.  The theme for the 2015 conference is “Dare to Discover.”  The conference is planned and carried out by 2014-2015 State 4-H Council members. 28 […]

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