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Dawkins on Collecting Railroad Memorbilia

Posted on 11 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The James H. Andrew Railroad Museum and History Center will kick off its free 2016 speaker season with the first speaker in the line up being Boone railroad artifact collector John Dawkins. He will present a program called Collecting Railroad Memorabilia and will be at the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum and History Center […]

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Sanders Campaign Returns to Boone

Sanders Campaign Returns to Boone

Posted on 11 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Senator Bernie Sanders brought his “A Future To Believe In” campaign Boone Sunday afternoon.  The visit focus was on climate change, attacking what Sanders described as the big money behind candidates that prohibit them from talking about issues being faced by everyone.  Sanders said the United States has the ability to lead the world […]

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Boone Fire Department at Parkway Drive Monday Morning

Posted on 11 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Fire Department was called to the scene of a structure fire at 5:00 AM Monday.  The fire occurred at Parkway Residences, a condominium unit.  Little additional information is available at this time.  Fire fighters were being assisted by Boone Police Department, Boone County Sheriff’s Department, Boone County Search and Rescue, Boone County […]

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2015 DMACC NEW CONFERENCE ROOM W BRIAN GREEN

DMACC Addition Ready

Posted on 08 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A much need addition at the DMACC Boone Campus is ready to go as spring semester begins Monday.  The new addition houses Civil Engineering Technology and the Iowa DOT Technical Training program.  Besides expanded office space for staff, it expands lab and training areas.  The DOT Technical Training program sees hundreds of participants coming […]

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Paul Talks Fiscal Responsibility and Eminent Domain

Paul Talks Fiscal Responsibility and Eminent Domain

Posted on 08 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Kentucky Senator Rand Paul brought his presidential campaign to Boone County Thursday.  Paul focused on his position as a fiscal conservative.  He told those in attendance that Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio as not true fiscal conservatives because they want to increase defense spending, but refuse to reduce spending elsewhere.  He said he […]

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Sledding Hill Still Closed to Public

Sledding Hill Still Closed to Public

Posted on 07 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Parks Commission late in 2015 decided to not pursue a program that would have re-opened the sledding hill located in McHose Park.  An accident on the sledding hill in 2008 resulted in a multi-million dollar lawsuit which forced closure of “Killer Hill”.  Even though a state law has been adopted to reduce […]

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Santorum Campaign Plans Monday Visit

Posted on 07 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The schedules of candidates pursuing voters support for the February 1st Iowa Caucuses will continue on Monday with Senator Rick Santorum is slated to stop in Boone.  The Santorum Campaign is scheduled to be a King’s Christian Bookstore on Monday afternoon, at 5:15.  The Town Hall style meeting will feature Senator Santorum sharing his vision […]

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Saturday Ice Fishing Clinic Still Scheduled

Posted on 07 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Adult and youth are invited to learn the basics of ice fishing on Saturday, January 9 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 […]

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Public Input Sought on Finalized Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

Posted on 06 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The public is encouraged to review and comment on the Boone County Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update before it is finalized.  The plan includes an updated strategy to reduce damage and losses caused by hazard events. The final draft of the plan will be available online and in hard-copy at select public locations in […]

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Boone PD Planning Citizens Academy in February

Posted on 06 January 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The annual Citizen Police Academy sponsored by the Boone Police Department starts on February 25th, 2016.  The classes will be held on Thursday nights from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM from February  26th to April 14th.  It is essential to attend as many sessions as possible to get the maximum value from the program. […]

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