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DOT to Provide Update on Corridor Study

Posted on 10 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone City Administrator Luke Nelson said recently he expected an information meeting to be held  to present things that were learned by Snyder and Associates Engineering as part of a joint corridor study involving the City of Boone and the Iowa Department of Transportation.  A Public Information meeting will be held next week on […]

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Boone County Planning Committee Seeking Input

Posted on 07 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE COUNTY, Iowa—A planning committee comprised of representatives from Boone County, the incorporated cities, public school districts, and other stakeholders including private businesses, private non-profits, and institutions of higher education is currently updating the comprehensive Boone County Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Boone County Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee is seeking public input for the plan […]

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JOHN SLIGHT

Slight Seeks Re-election

Posted on 07 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Mayor John Slight has formally announced his plans to seek re-election as Mayor of Boone in November.  Slight’s announcement this week says he feels the community is positioned to make some great strides in the next few years.  His letter was addressed to the public. Dear Citizens and Business of Boone, I wish […]

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School Election Ballots Set

Posted on 05 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—School Board elections will be held September 8th and there will be some new board members selected this year.  For Boone, long-time Board President Dr. Jeff Anderson announced early that he would not seek re-election.  He is currently President of Iowa School Board Association and will continue to serve with that organization.  Board member […]

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Chip Baltimore

Statewide Sales Tax Holiday Friday and Saturday

Posted on 04 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Rep. Chip Baltimore (R-Boone) released information regarding the annual Iowa Sales Tax Holiday.  This year beginning at 12:01am, August 7, 2015 through midnight August 8, 2015, no sales tax will be collected on select clothing or footwear having a selling price of less than $100.00 per item. All businesses open on August 7th and […]

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Boone Public Works Summer Projects Continue

Boone Public Works Summer Projects Continue

Posted on 04 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The summer season remains a busy time for Boone Public Works.  This week, Public Works/Parks Director John Rouse told the City Council that works was recently completed on storm sewer projects on the west side of the city.  For the next week, work is being done to remove and replace the sidewalk on the […]

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Boone Parents, Motorists Reminded of Crossing Guard Changes

Posted on 03 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Police Department and Boone School District spent quite a bit of time in the last school year assessing the crossing guard program.  Director of Public Safety, Police Chief Bill Skare has sent an open letter to parents and a reminder for Boone residents that there will be some changes beginning later this […]

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Piano Will Travel

Piano Will Travel

Posted on 03 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The piano sitting on the street corner at 8th and Story in downtown Boone will soon be relocated.  Chuck Behm says a number of businesses have contacted him about having the piano sitting in front of their businesses.  The Iron Horse, Boone Valley Brewing, and others will be hosting the outdoor piano.  Behm says […]

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Woodward Boil Order Lifted

Posted on 03 August 2015 by KWBG

WOODWARD, Iowa—Two sets of water samples have tested clean of bacteria, allowing the city of Woodward in Dallas County to lift a boil advisory issued last Friday. The city lost water pressure about 11 p.m. Thursday night during repairs to valves in a water main. After the city repaired the valves and restored pressure, the […]

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Wagon Wheel Bridge Damaged By Fire

Posted on 03 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Wagon Wheel Bridge across the Des Moines River on 200th Street in Boone County sustained some moderate damage following a late night fire Sunday.  The Boone County Communications Center reported dispatching deputies and the Boone Fire Department about 11:00 Sunday evening.  Fire did moderate damage to the bridge deck.  The cause remains under […]

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