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Snowshoe Hike Postponed

Posted on 16 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Due to the unseasonably mild weather this weekend, Boone County Naturalist Emily Klein has had to postpone a planned snowshoe hike at the Iowa Arboretum.  The Saturday event is now set for Saturday, February 21st. Weather has not been beneficial to outdoor activities.  A planned snowshoe hike at Don Williams Recreation Area was called […]

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Boone Fire Department Holds Annual Banquet

Boone Fire Department Holds Annual Banquet

Posted on 15 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Fire Department held its annual banquet last week, recognizing the efforts and achievements of its more than 30 members that include full-time, part-time, paid-on-call and cross-trained firefighting staff. Finishing a year that saw more than 1,300 calls for service, the department celebrated with a dinner – primarily provided potluck style by the […]

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US Bank Makes Donation to Boone County 4-H

Posted on 13 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County 4-H Horse Safety Stall Initiative Fund Raising efforts received a wonderful New Year’s gift with a boost from the U.S. Bank Foundation grant program.  U.S. Bank’s community involvement program provides funding and resources to a variety of organizations that support non-profit causes. Boone County 4-H received $5,000 to be used toward […]

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DMACC Project Moves Ahead

Posted on 13 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Plan and Zoning Commission has forward a positive recommendation to the Boone City Council on a site plan for a new addition at the Boone Campus of Des Moines Area Community College.  Provost Tom Lee said on the KWBG “Tuned In” Program in December that the DMACC Board of Trustees approved […]

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Park Commission to Continue Bidding Tree Removal

Posted on 13 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—When the Emerald Ash Borer was confirmed in Boone, the Boone Parks Commission asked the City Council for additional funds to help cover some of the cost of removing ash trees on the public right of way.  The City Council did allocate $80,000 for that work and so far, the Parks Commission is getting […]

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Boone County Schools Compete In Regional Science Bowl

Posted on 12 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone, Madrid and Ogden will all have teams in the Department of Energy’s 25th National Science Bowl regional competition this month in Ames, Iowa.  The competitions start this month, with four students from each team facing off in a fast-paced, question-and-answer format. The winning team from each middle- and high-school regional will compete in […]

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Ice Fishing Clinic Still Planned For Saturday

Posted on 09 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Adult and youth are invited to learn the basics of ice fishing on Saturday, January 10 at Don Williams Lake. Instructors, Mike Sawyer of Boone and Emily Klein, Boone County Naturalist will talk about ice fishing tackle, bait, where and when to fish, ice safety, and drilling holes in the ice. The class will start […]

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City Reminds Residents to Clear Sidewalks

Posted on 08 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Last year, the Boone City Council updated and streamlined the ordinance dealing with the removal of snow from sidewalks.  Community Service Officer with the Boone Police Department, Mike Salati, Sr. says residents need to understand that if sidewalks are not clear of snow and ice, the city will have someone do the work and […]

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Dangerous Wind chill Forecast

Posted on 06 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Schools will be closed Wednesday due to dangerous wind chill.  Strong winds and dropping temperatures have led the National Weather Service to issue a Wind Chill Warning from midnight until noon Wednesday.  Boone County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Morlan notes that the temperature is not expected to go above zero until sometime Thursday. […]

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Public Meetings On Trails Set for Late January

Posted on 05 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Trails Initiative (BCTI) has announced three public input sessions have been planned for January in Boone County.  The dates are Saturday, January 24th at 10am at the Leonard Good Center, 114 SW 8th Street in Ogden, Saturday, January 24th at 1pm at the Franklin Elementary School, 1903 Crawford Street in Boone, […]

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