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EAB Identified in Jasper County

Posted on 28 March 2014 by KWBG

DES MOINES, Iowa—The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been positively identified in a residential tree in Newton in Jasper County.  The identity was made from a sample collected on March 20, 2014.  The infestation in Newton was found by a citizen who reported suspect ash trees to City staff, who then contacted the Iowa Department […]

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Mark Trueblood

Trueblood Seeks Nomination

Posted on 28 March 2014 by KWBG

OGDEN, Iowa—Mark Trueblood, a native of Boone County and a long time Ogden resident, has formally announced that he is a candidate for the Iowa House of Representatives District 47 which includes Boone and Greene Counties.  Trueblood said, “I am running for the House of Representatives because I would like to try and make a […]

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Deputy Brian Pontius

Spring Activities Increase the Attention of Law Enforcement

Posted on 27 March 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Heading into the month of April means we are moving into prom season and with that, high school graduations.  Boone County Deputy Sheriff Brian Pontius on KWBG Thursday morning said the Sheriff’s Department and he’s sure the local Police Departments in Boone, Madrid and Ogden all support that after prom parties.  Pontius says it […]

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County Employees Recognized For Service

Posted on 27 March 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Board of Supervisors took a brief break during Wednesday’s meeting to forward on recognition to three Boone County employees.  The three included Bob Kieffer, Boone County Engineer; Tom Foster, Boone County Supervisor and formerly Boone County Conservation Director and Dave Morlan, Boone County Emergency Management.  Kieffer was recognized for 30 years […]

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School Board Holds Budget Work Session

Posted on 25 March 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa — The Boone School Board and district administration spent time Tuesday reviewing budget options for the next fiscal year.  Many of the alternatives under consideration are the same as the Board reviewed earlier this year such as a reduction in the number of sections in kindergarten, first and second grades and not filling […]

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Boone Woman Sentenced In Probation Violation Case

Posted on 25 March 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A 34-year old Boone woman, Tanya Marie Helmrichs has been sentenced to ten years in prison for probation violation.  According to the Complaint and Affidavit filed with the Court two years ago, March 12, 2012, Helmrichs sold one gram of methamphetamine to a confidential informant working with the Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement on […]

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School Board Has Budget Work Session Scheduled

Posted on 24 March 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone School Board will hold a budget work session Tuesday afternoon at 5:00 PM at the Middle School Media Center.  In the past, the budget work session has allowed the staff to present the pending budget issues to the board and get some direction and input prior to the Board’s scheduled Public Hearing […]

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Children Treated To Historic Railroad Program

Posted on 24 March 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Area students ages one to ten  years old were recently treated to a special railroad reading, visual and interactive event at the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum and History Center in Boone. The event, held Wednesday and Thursday, March 19th and 20th at the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad highlighted Iowa railroading through visuals […]

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Search And Rescue Serving Pancakes

Posted on 23 March 2014 by KWBG

BOONE,  Iowa — Boone County Search and Rescue served up pancakes during their annual fund raiser Sunday.   Members cooked up and served pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee and milk at the Boone County Historical Center.   The all you can eat pancakes and sausage were served from 8:00 AM until 1:00 PM.  Proceeds are used to fund […]

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DMACC Board Approves Softball Field

Posted on 20 March 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The DMACC Board of Directors have formally approved the construction of a new softball field on the Boone Campus, for use beginning in 2015.  The team has been practicing and playing games at the Boone Little League Fields and Head Coach Bob Ligouri says the field will be an outstanding addition to the program. […]

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