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Mosquito Spraying Thursday Night

Posted on 31 July 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone will once again spray for mosquitoes Thursday evening.  Public Works Directors John Rouse did begin the spraying program in late spring after some early rains and warmer weather.  Spraying expanded to twice a week, Tuesday evenings and Thursday evenings throughout June and July and is expected to continue.  Rouse has also said that […]

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UP Schedules Crossing Work on Story Street

Posted on 31 July 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone officials report that the Union Pacific Railroad has scheduled work on the crossing at Story Street in Boone on Friday, August 1st.  Boone Police Chief Bill Skare has said that work is expected to be done between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.  Skare says residents should plan their commute accordingly.  Signage will be […]

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Canyon Drive Re-opens

Posted on 31 July 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Clean up at the Ledges State Park south of Boone, has allowed the Canyon Drive road to be re-opened.  The Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ State Parks staff from around central Iowa came to Boone Tuesday to work at clearing debris and cleaning roadways through the Ledges State Park.  Andy Bartlett, Park Manager at […]

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New Orthopedic Service Available at BCH

Posted on 30 July 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Hospital Board of Trustees have entered into an agreement with Iowa Orthopedic Center to provide services to patients at the Boone County Hospital.  Hospital Chief Executive Officer Joe Smith has said the agreement will allow patients to receive Orthopedic attention following the departure of Dr. James Mueller from the Boone Orthopedic […]

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County Zoning Recommends Rezoning for Redeker’s

Posted on 30 July 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Architect John Haila told the Boone County Zoning Commission Monday that if everything stays on schedule, there would be a new Redeker’s Furniture Store built by the end of 2015 near the junction of Highways 30 and 17 in Boone County.  The Zoning Commission was asked for a recommendation to proceed with the rezoning of just over […]

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Elsberry Endorses Kolacia for County Attorney

Posted on 29 July 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Today, Boone County Sheriff Gregg Elsberry endorsed Daniel Kolacia for Boone County Attorney.  Gregg Elsberry has been a life-long Boone County resident serving over 24 years as a Peace Officer (13 years with the Boone Police Department and 11 years with the Boone County Sheriff’s Office).  Sheriff Elsberry was elected into the Sheriff’s office […]

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Boone County Republicans Prep For Picnic

Posted on 29 July 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Republicans are getting ready for their 2nd Annual Eisenhower Grand Ol’ Picnic.  The picnic last year drew many of the candidates seeking the parties nomination in the U-S Senate race.  Eventual winner Joni Ernst did attend the event in 2013, but is not expected to make it this year.  The Boone […]

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Local Business Does Backpack Giveaway Saturday

Posted on 28 July 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Residents in Boone are about to benefit from a national backpack giveaway campaign.The Cellular Connection, the largest Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer in the U.S., in a joint effort with its customers, announces that it will be donating 100,000 backpacks full of school supplies to children through its School Rocks Backpack Giveaway. Last year, the […]

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4-H 2014 Boone County Fair Pictures

4-H 2014 Boone County Fair Pictures

Posted on 25 July 2014 by KWBG

More pictures of the 4-Hers at the Boone County Fair to come.  In order to avoid SIGNIFICANT wait times, if you’d like to see one of the photos below in a larger view, please right click and then select “Open link in new window.”  These photo files are quite large and will take some time […]

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4-H Share-the-Fun Entertains Audience

Posted on 25 July 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Six Share the Fun acts by Boone County 4-H members were judged at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Monday, July 14.  Share the Fun provides 4-H’ers with the opportunity to share their talents to entertain the audience.  Acts range from skits and dance routines to comedy, and vocal solos.  The contest is judged on […]

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