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Rain Causes Skate Rink Closure

Posted on 11 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Parks Department announced today that the John Hansen Memorial Skate Rink in Gutterridge Park will be closed Wednesday because of the rain that fell on Tuesday.  More than a quarter of an inch of rain fell Tuesday morning and as of Wednesday morning, only a small layer of ice had formed on […]

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Boone City Council Holds Special Meeting to Consider Hotel-Motel Tax Requests

Posted on 10 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council will hold a Special Meeting Tuesday evening at the boone city hall.  This meeting was planned to be a time for the council to consider the applications received for the annual distribution of Hotel-Motel Tax proceeds.  Staff has estimated that receipts in the next fiscal year will be similar to […]

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Park Commission Names Skate Rink

Park Commission Names Skate Rink

Posted on 10 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Park Commission voted unanimously to name the city’s new ice skating rink the John Hansen Memorial Skate Rink.  The rink, located at Gutterridge Park opened December 30th and has already seen quite a bit of traffic.  John Hansen served on the Boone Park Board for several years and targeted preservation of the […]

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Jefferson Man Dies in Monday Morning Accident

Posted on 09 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A 50-year old Jefferson man has died as a result of a two vehicle accident in western Boone County Monday morning.  The Iowa State Patrol is handling the investigation and reported today that Thomas Lee Hagar was driving a van east on US Highway 30 shortly before 8:00 AM.  A car, operated by 20 […]

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Flames exited the rear of the house at 1522 Crawford Street, the home of Melinda Burdess

Cause of Fire Undetermined

Posted on 06 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A Thursday night house fire at the home of Melinda Burdess caused extensive damage and displaced Burdess and her son.  The Boone County Communications Center was notified shortly before 9:00 PM about the fire.  Fire Fighters were on the scene for more than three hours containing the blaze in low, single digit temperatures with […]

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Ryan Edward Miller, 32, Pilot Mound, Iowa

Pilot Mound Man Sentenced in Drug Case

Posted on 06 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A 32 year old Pilot Mound man has been sentenced to ten years in prison after he pled guilty to a charge of Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine, a class C Felony under Iowa law.  Details have been released by the Boone County Attorney’s office. On January 4, 2017, the Boone County District […]

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Boone Police Department Presents Summary for 2016

Posted on 06 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Police Department has presented a summary of 2016 for the department.  The report presents data on calls, arrests and more.  There’s also a section recognizing the departments efforts at community outreach.  The Boone Police Department began the year with William Skare as the Chief.  At the end of the year, John Wiebold […]

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Volunteers Sought To Staff Ice Rink Warming House

Volunteers Sought To Staff Ice Rink Warming House

Posted on 06 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Parks Department is in need of a few good volunteers to help staff the warming house at the municipal ice rink, located at the Gutterridge Park.  There’s a need for volunteers during the week and on weekends.  For those that are interested, sign up information is available online on the city’s website […]

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Cause of House Fire Under Investigation

Posted on 06 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Fire Department spent several hours at the scene of a house fire in single digit temperatures Thursday night.  Fire fighters were called to 1522 Crawford Street shortly before 9:00.  The initial report has the cause of the fire as undetermined at this time.  There were no injuries.  Residents were relocated and reportedly […]

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2017 01 05 UTILITY WORK SIGN

Alliant Gas Line Project Could Affect Traffic

Posted on 05 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—In November, the Boone City Council had a chance to meet with representatives from Alliant Energy and their subcontractors, to get an update on the progress of the Alliant’s gas line project.  That work is getting close to being completed. Alliant’s Senior Construction Coordinator, Jim Velky, in a letter to the city, said that […]

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