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Boone County Caucus Locations for February 1st

Posted on 21 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Many people are preparing to take part in the upcoming caucuses and may be wondering where and when everything is taking place.  Regular participants in the local political parties may be aware, but for those that may be planning to attend for the first time, or haven’t been involved with a respective party, but […]

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Des Moines Youth Held After High Speed Chase

Posted on 21 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County authorities have taken a Des Moines youth into custody following a high speed chase that began in northern Boone County early Wednesday morning.  The Sheriff’s Department report that a deputy attempted to stop a vehicle on Highway 17 for excessive speed.  The deputy pursued the vehicle into Hamilton County, then into Story […]

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2016 MOORE SENTENCED

Boone Man Receives 15 year Sentence

Posted on 20 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Blake James Moore, 30, of Boone, Iowa, was sentenced Tuesday in the Iowa District Court in Boone to 15 years in State Prison on two felony cases.  In an earlier proceeding Blake Moore pled guilty to the charge of Possession of Methamphetamine 3rd Offense, a Class D Felony; and in January 2016 he pled […]

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Boone County Historical Society Annual Meeting Last For Schwartz

Posted on 19 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Historical Society (BCHS) will be hosting their annual meeting on Tuesday, January 26 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Historical Center. All current members of the museum, or those interested in joining, are encouraged to attend to hear about the Society’s year in review and plans […]

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Warmer Weather Needed to Fix Watermain Break

Posted on 19 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Public Works announced this afternoon that they are aware of a watermain break located on South Marshall Street.  Officials say the break is not having an impact on the water or on water service.  However, warmer temperatures are needed to make repairs.  The problem is the location of the break.  The waterline is […]

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2016 KRIS BYAM

Byam Nominated for National Award

Posted on 18 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Kristopher Byam, principal at Boone High School, has been nominated for the 2015-2016 national LifeChanger of the Year award. Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, the LifeChanger of the Year program recognizes and rewards the very best K-12 public and private school educators and employees across the United States who are making a […]

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Ban Lifted on Garbage Trucks in Alleys

Posted on 18 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Public Works Director John Rouse lifted the ban on garbage trucks in the city’s alleys late Monday morning, because cold weather has allowed the alleys to freeze and solidify.  Unseasonably mild weather in December and excessive rain caused Rouse to put the ban in place, something that usually occurs in the spring time. […]

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US Bank Donates to United Way

US Bank Donates to United Way

Posted on 18 January 2016 by KWBG

Local employees of Boone and Stratford completed their 2016 United Way campaign and proudly obtained 100% participation in the campaign.  The employees, along with a match from U.S. Bank, N.A., combined to donate $6,000 to the local United Way.  U.S. Bank employees gathered to present a check to Shari Gillespie, the president of United Way […]

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Dangerous Windchill Expected This Weekend

Posted on 16 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—This weekend, we will be seeing some of the coldest windchill readings in some time.  There are a few safety reminders from the National Weather Service that we would like to pass along: First..reduce your exposure to the elements.  Minimize your time outside and if you have to, postpone any outdoor activities if at […]

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Ft. Dodge Man Faces Additional Sex Abuse Charges

Posted on 15 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Attorney Dan Kolacia announced this week that an arrest warrant has been requested with the Iowa District Court, charging Jody Ray Anderson, in Boone County, with one county of Sex Abuse in the Second Degree (Class B Felony) and one county Sex Abuse in the Third Degree (Class C Felony).  The charges […]

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