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Chamber Annual Meeting – Outgoing Board Members Kevin Griggs and Becky Dose  2

Chamber Annual Meeting

Posted on 10 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce conducted it’s 106th Annual Meeting Tuesday at the Fareway Conference Center in Boone.  The business portion of the meeting saw the formal passing of the reigns to 2015 Chamber Board President John Crook.  Crook replaces Kevin Griggs, who will remain as an Ex Officio Board Member. Besides Griggs, […]

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Central Iowa Expo Site Up for Republican Straw Poll

Posted on 09 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—When the Iowa Republican Party decided to once again hold a straw poll, they asked for different venues to submit proposals.  Those submitted included the Iowa State Center in Ames, the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Drake University and the Central Iowa Expo site in Boone County.  Since there were some choices, it was decided […]

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Scams Still Prevalent

Posted on 04 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County authorities have been dealing an increase in scams and the most recent was the report to the sheriff’s department that someone discovered a tax returned had already been filed in their name.  A Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy is working on the investigation. This is different than the many scams that were occurring. […]

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Budgets Adopted For County and City

Posted on 04 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The budget for Boone County was adopted during the regular meeting of the Supervisors Wednesday.  The budget for the city of Boone was adopted during the regular council meeting Monday.  In both cases, there were no members of the public on hand to even ask about the budgets during the required public hearings. For […]

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Boone County Family “Y” Meets Goal

Posted on 02 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Family YMCA has completed it’s annual fund raising goal and has helped the “Y” of Greater Des Moines meet the overall goal for entire system.  The annual fund raising is done to insure that dollars are available to make programming available to all not matter the individuals financial situation.  For the […]

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Students Advance for State Speech

Posted on 02 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa–Nine Boone High School performers at the District Individual Speech Contest at Des Moines East High School on Saturday earned the highest rating possible, qualifying them for the state competition on March 14. The hugely successful team of BHS students prepared twenty-four performances in categories as diverse as interpretive reading of poetry, radio news […]

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PUSH UPS FOR PURPOSE

Push Ups For a Purpose

Posted on 02 March 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Training for Warriors is a training method that’s gained in popularity the past several years and is available in hundreds of places in dozens of countries.  Sunday, that network attempted to set a World Record of having the most people doing push ups in one-minute.  The event also helped raise funds for the Jay […]

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BHS’s Vanyo Receives STEM Recognition

BHS’s Vanyo Receives STEM Recognition

Posted on 28 February 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone High School Science Teacher, Shelly Vanyo has been awarded the North Central Iowa Hub STEM Award for Inspired Teaching.  Vanyo was nominated by a number of people including two students, Kalista Howard and Haley Osbourne, BHS Principal Kris Byam, Lynne Campbell from Iowa State University STEM Outreach and Mike Arquin the CEO of KidWind. […]

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CROSMAN SUPERVISORS

Supervisors Hold Hearing on CAFO

Posted on 27 February 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on a proposed confined animal feeding operation this week, called the Crosman Finisher Site.  The construction permit sought through the Department of Natural Resources was sought by Eric and Emily Crosman who live southwest of Ogden in Beaver Township. The Boone County Supervisors approve […]

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DMACC Program on Boone J C History Offered

Posted on 27 February 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Campus of DMACC is inviting the public to a Lunch and Learn on the History of the Boone Junior College and the Boone Campus of DMACC on March 5th from 11:00 to Noon.  The presentation will be held in Room # 163 with the public encouraged to bring their own lunch or […]

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