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Paving Could Begin Soon on Benton Street Reconstruction

Posted on 04 August 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The reconstruction of Benton Street, between Mamie Eisenhower Avenue and 8th Street has been moving ahead without too many delays.  City officials report this weekend that, weather permitting, the contractor is expected to begin pouring concrete as early as Monday, August 7th.

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Steven P. Ray, 46, Boone, Republican Gubernatorial Candidate

Ray Campaign Announces Primary Kick-Off

Posted on 04 August 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The campaign of Steven Ray of Boone, a candidate for the Republican nomination in the Iowa gubernatorial race, has announced that the candidate’s official 2018 GOP primary kick-off event will held on Thursday, August 31, 2017, at 7:00 PM, with a speech outlining Ray’s vision for a better Iowa, a more responsive government for […]

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Danny Lipford, Today's Homeowner

Lipford Offers Timely DIY Home Improvement

Posted on 04 August 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Danny Lipford, host of “Today’s Homeowner” radio show and “Tips for Today’s Homeowner” radio programs heard on KWBG has a home improvement tip for this time of the year.  The idea could help keep a family organized. https://www.youtube.com/embed/XgDjslkaSwE” Remember, “Today’s Homeowner” can be heard Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on KWBG-AM and […]

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Dr. Todd Harbach,  orthopedic surgeon from Iowa Ortho, Des Moines

Iowa Ortho’s Harbach Joins BCH Specialty Clinic

Posted on 02 August 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Todd Harbach, M.D., orthopedic surgeon from Iowa Ortho, Des Moines, is now providing medical care at the Boone County Hospital Specialty Clinic one day a month. Dr. Harbach received his Medical Degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV, and completed a Residency and Internship at the Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, […]

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2017.08.01 Sonoco lighter

Boone Sonoco Plant Closing

Posted on 01 August 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Sonoco Products Company in the Boone Industrial Park will be closing the end of October.  The company’s communications department in Hartsville, South Carolina says the effective closure date is estimated to be October 31, 2017.  The closure is expected to impact 35 employees. Sonoco plans to move the majority of the business into their […]

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How Dry We Are

Posted on 30 July 2017 by KWBG

According to the Boone Water Environment weather station, Boone County has received 1.24 inches of rain this month.  That will probably be the official total for July, but it is not our driest month recently.  Last fall, we got less than an inch of rain – just .94 in October of 2016 – and this has not […]

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Thomas ‘Tom’ Duitsman

Posted on 26 July 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A funeral service has been set for 62-year old Thomas ‘Tom’ Duitsman of Boone, Iowa.  The service will be held Monday, July 31, 2017 at 10:00 AM at the Augustana Lutheran Church in Boone, Iowa.  Burial will be held in the Bass Point Cemetery located north of Boone, Iowa. Visitation will be held at […]

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2017 07 26 SATURDAY BACK

North Iowa Tractor Ride Thursday through Saturday

Posted on 26 July 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The 10th Annual North Iowa Tractor Ride will be arriving in Boone Thursday, staying at the Boone County Fairgrounds and making a couple of day trips to tour the country side.  Friday’s trip will be to the north to Dayton and then back to the Boone County Fairgrounds.  Boone Police have worked with organizers […]

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Melody Bethards and Audrey Nannenga

O’Neal Wins Boone County Fair Quilt

Posted on 24 July 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Cindy O’Neal of Boone won the “Country Nights” quilt raffle at the 2017 Boone County Fair.  The Country Nights Quilt is made out of blocks sewn by youth and adults for the 2016 Boone County Quilt Block Contest.  Connie Sturtz of Boone with help from quilting friends sewed the blocks into a queen sized […]

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Progress Continues With Recycling Transfer Station

Posted on 21 July 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Recycling program saw significant changes this year and John Roosa, Environmental Services Specialist and Recycling Transfer Station Manager says they’re learning all the time.  Roosa, on the KWBG Talk to the Expert Program this week said they’ve actually been operating the transfer station four months.   He said the Boone County […]

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