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One of the select chairs being bid on for Boone and Story County C.A.R. E.S. at the Boone County Hospital Atrium

Chair-ity Event for C.A.R.E.S. Ends Saturday

Posted on 12 April 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone and Story County C.A.R.E.S. will continue receiving bids at their annual “Chair-ity” Auction through 9:00 AM Saturday.  The auction is being held in the Boone County Hospital Atrium.  The silent auction features childrens chairs and other items.  The annual Chair-ity Event is held in April as a fundraiser for child abuse prevention month. […]

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Wes Bender, Midwest Electric Railroad Motorman and electric traction historian presents program at the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum and History Center.

Electric Trolley Historian Presents Program Saturday

Posted on 12 April 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A Midwest Electric Railroad motorman and electric traction historian Wes Bender will present a free program called Midwest Iowa Trolleys Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 2 pm at the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum and History Center in Boone. Wes, who was born in St. Louis, has been a Volunteer at the Midwest Electric […]

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Rich Wrage, regional director for ISU Extension and Outreach, received Distinguished Service Recognition from Epsilon Sigma Phi. Also pictured are Dr. David Brown, president of ISU Extension and Outreach Epsilon Sigma Phi Chapter, and Dr. Cathann Kress, Vice President of Extension and Outreach.

Epsilon Sigma Phi Alpha Mu Chapter at Iowa State University Recognize Extension Professionals

Posted on 12 April 2017 by KWBG

AMES, Iowa—Epsilon Sigma Phi Alpha Mu Chapter at Iowa State University recognized extension professionals for meritorious service and distinguished partners for their extension promotion across the state at their awards banquet on March 26. Epsilon Sigma Phi Alpha Mu Chapter is an honor society representing extension professionals. The honor society annually recognizes meritorious service members […]

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Boone High School Junior Kate Peasley selected for Leadership Program

Peasley Selected For FBI NAA Youth Leadership Program

Posted on 11 April 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Junior student at Boone High School, Kate Peasley, has been selected to attend the FBINAA Youth Leadership Program that will be taking place in Quantico, Virginia this summer. Kate will not only be representing Boone High School, but the state of Iowa as the FBI NAA Youth Leadership Program selects one top student from […]

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Damage to Canyon Drive on March 31st

Canyon Drive in Ledges State Park Closed to Vehicles

Posted on 11 April 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The spring opening of Canyon Drive at the Ledges State Park will be delayed due to significant damage to the roadway.  According to Andy Bartlett, Park Manager, the hillside along the road has settled and created a substantial amount of damage to the road surface.  Bartlett says the park visitors will still be able […]

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Utility Work to Close Part of Green Street at UP Crossing Wednesday

Posted on 10 April 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone City Public Works has announced that Alliant Utilities will be moving forward with a plan to replace a utility pole in the 900 block of Greene Street on Wednesday, April 12th.  The 900 block of Greene Street is the block that has the Union Pacific Railroad crossing.  The work will be on the […]

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Left to Right Julius Mohr behind the Habitat sign, Kyle Mohr, Kayla Mohr, Steve Stanton-Habitat for Humanity Board President, Mark and Kim Mohr

Next Habitat Home in Boone County in Madrid

Posted on 10 April 2017 by KWBG

MADRID, Iowa—The weather was sunny and warm and the building lot is ready to go.  Heart of Iowa Habitat for Humanity held a ground breaking ceremony Sunday in Madrid at the site of the next Habitat home.  The Mark and Kim Mohr family, including children Kayla, Kyle and Julius are the 27th partner family and […]

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Girls Basketball Team Recognized At School Board Meeting

Posted on 07 April 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Coach Jim McPartland and members of the Boone High School Girls Basketball team attended this week’s Boone School Board meeting and took time to formally present the trophy received at the Girls State Basketball Tournament to the school district.  Not all team members were able to make the meeting, but those that attended were […]

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Street Work to Close Division Street at UP Crossing Beginning Monday

Posted on 07 April 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Public Works has announced plans to begin making repairs on the street and storm water intakes at the Union Pacific Railroad Crossing at Division Street in Boone, beginning Monday, April 10th. At a time when many have been complaining about blocked railroad crossings, the closing will take take another opportunity away from motorists […]

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Left to Right:  Reynolds Cramer, Fareway CEO; Emily Toribio, Fareway Corporate Outreach and Communications; Dawn Ver Haah, MDA Divisional Director; Jillian Harper, MDA Iowa Executive Director; Brette Dowson, MDA Area Director; Tom Laven, Fareway Vice President of Direct Service Delivery; Fred Greiner, Fareway President and COO

Fareway Inc. Shamrock Tradition Continued to Grow in 2017

Posted on 06 April 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Muscular Dystrophy Association of Iowa announced today that its 2017 Fareway Shamrocks fundraising program raised $159,312 to help free kids and adults from the harm of muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases. This is the highest donation amount raised through the Shamrock program during the history of the Fareway Stores and MDA […]

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