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Council Approves Cayler Consulting to Assist with Administrator Search

Posted on 11 July 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council will be using the services of Cayler Consulting to search for applicants for City Administrator for the City of Boone.  The Council Friday, formally accepted the resignation of Luke Nelson as City Administrator.  Nelson’s last day on the job will be August 12th.  Since the search for a new administrator […]

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Wednesday Municipal Band Concerts Winding Down

Posted on 11 July 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Municipal Band will finish up their regular Wednesday concert season on July 20th at the Herman Park Pavilion.  Following a very successful Iowa Municipal Band Festival last Saturday, this week, the Centennial Celebration for the band continues some timely music from the early 1900’s with the “New Ragtime Follies”.  The band will […]

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New Ordinance to Regulate ATV Use on County Roads

Posted on 11 July 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Board of Supervisors recently adopted a new ordinance that regulates the operation of all-terrain and off-road vehicles in Boone County.  The ordinance spells out secondary roads where such vehicles may be operated.  The ordinance was brought to the Supervisors in April by Chris Jones. The proposed ordinance was supported by County […]

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3 Boone County 4-H’ers Recognized With State Project Awards

Posted on 08 July 2016 by KWBG

AMES, Iowa – Fifty-one Iowa 4-H’ers were recognized recently with the 2016 state 4-H project awards. These 4-H youth are recognized as the top winners in their project areas across the state. The awards are given to youth who have exhibited mastery, leadership, communication and service in a specific project area. Each youth recipient also […]

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Posted on 07 July 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County 4-H Program has received a $2,500 donation from America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund and directed by  local farmer Kevin Westrum of Boone County. The donation will help the organization promote educational opportunities for the 4-H swine project area.  Natalie Hedlund shared “ The Westrum Family have always […]

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Nelson Accepts Norwalk Position

Posted on 06 July 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Mayor John Slight said today that City Administrator Luke Nelson has accepted an offer from the City of Norwalk to become their new City Manager.  Nelson informed the council during a closed session meeting Tuesday evening. Nelson became Boone City Administrator after serving as the Boone County Planning and Development Director.  Nelson replaced […]

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Iowa Municipal Band Festival Marks 25th Year Saturday

Posted on 05 July 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Saturday, July 9, 2016 will mark the Silver Anniversary of the Iowa Municipal Band Festival.  The 25th year will once again feature a variety of bands at the Herman Park Pavilion in Boone.  The Boone Municipal Band, celebrating it’s 100th Anniversary will be hosting the event. Dave Richardson, Director for the Boone Municipal Band, […]

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Entertainment Announced For Pufferbilly Days™

Posted on 05 July 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Pufferbilly Days™ 2016 will be held on September 8th through the 11th, and a full-slate of entertainment has just been released.  The downtown entertainment center will be alive Thursday night with Midwest Rock-N-Soul Revue from 7 to 10 pm.  Friday night, Abby Normal is sure to rock the nightlife with non-stop classic hits from […]

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Boone Fireworks – from a drone

Posted on 05 July 2016 by KWBG

  Nathanial Brown was gracious enough to allow us to share a video from last night’s fireworks display in Boone.   Courtesy of Nathanial Brown / D&B Droneworks        

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Rocket Launch 1st Judged Event for 2016 Boone County Fair

Rocket Launch 1st Judged Event for 2016 Boone County Fair

Posted on 05 July 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The first judged event of the Boone County Fair was held Sunday, June 26th at the Boone County Fairgrounds where youth in the Aerospace Interest Group launched their model rockets. Since April, these youth have been constructing their rockets and learning about the principles of flight. Their projects came to a close as their […]

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