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Crawford Street Reconstruction Begins Friday

Posted on 01 June 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Public Works department has announced that the reconstruction of of several blocks of Crawford Street is scheduled to begin Friday.  Work on the project was set to begin after school ended, which was delayed because of the snow make up days. The Crawford Street reconstruction will be from 14th Street to 17th Street […]

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Foster Grandparent Program To End

Posted on 01 June 2016 by KWBG

DES MOINES, Iowa—The Foster Grandparent program has struggled to survive the last several years and the struggle has apparently come to an end.  Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa (VNS of Iowa) has announced that the Foster Grandparent program, which provided services in five counties including Boone County, will cease to operate June 30th due to […]

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Dryer Fire at Madrid High School

Posted on 31 May 2016 by KWBG

On Tuesday, a dryer fire at the Madrid High School caused the building to be evacuated.  The fire was quickly put out and all were safe.  Smoke did linger in the halls and other parts of the building so the 9-12 students were dismissed early.  Seventh and eighth graders were held until the regular release […]

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Historical Society To Continue Repair Efforts

Historical Society To Continue Repair Efforts

Posted on 30 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Sunday, the Boone County History Center in downtown Boone lost a portion of it’s facade.  Shortly after, the Boone County Historical Center released this information: At 4 p.m. today part of the building facade collapsed from the front of the Boone History Center. The cornice was part of an overall building improvements project but unfortunately it […]

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Historical Center Facade Collapses

Posted on 29 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The facade on the front of the Boone County Historical Center collapsed Sunday, leaving a pile of rubble on the front steps.   Boone Public Safety personnel quickly secured the site and Public Works provided barricades to block off parking in front of the building.  No one was injured during the incident. Former Historical Society […]

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Some Question Automated Warning

Posted on 27 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—This week, a number of Boone County residents received an automated Thunderstorm Warning phone call on their land line.  The call was generated about 3:00 AM Thursday morning.  KWBG asked Boone County Emergency Manger Dave Morlan if there had been a problem, and Morlan confirmed that the system worked the way it was set […]

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Lee Honored at Reception

Posted on 27 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—DMACC Boone Campus Provost Tom Lee was recognized by family, friends and co-workers during a reception ceremony in the Courter Center on the Boone Campus this week. DMACC Athletic Director Orv Salmon served as the emcee at the retirement reception held for Boone Campus Provost Tom Lee and Tom and his family listen.  Lee […]

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Ledges State Park Hosts Tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps

Posted on 26 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Camping spots may be at a premium at the Ledges State Park this Memorial Day weekend.  Park Manager Andy Bartlett said this week on KWBG that he expects things to fill up fast.  He said he fully expects that the numbers for camping will exceed expectations.  But camping aside, Bartlett said everything is set […]

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Salvation Army Receives Food Bank Grant

Posted on 26 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Salvation Army of Boone County received a grant from the Iowa Food Bank to purchase a new refrigerator in order to provide fresh produce and refrigerated items to the community.  The Salvation Army has been distributing refrigerated items for some time however, the space has been limited and the organization has had to […]

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Boone Releases 2016 Consumer Confidence Report

Posted on 24 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The city of Boone’s 2016 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) is complete and ready for viewing on the City’s website www.boonegov.com.  The City had no violations in 2015 and continues to strive to provide clean, safe, dependable water to customers. City Engineer Wayne Schwartz also noted with the release of the information that Nitrates continue to […]

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