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YMCA Annual Campaign Kickoff Thursday Night

Posted on 01 February 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa – The Boone County Family YMCA will hold their annual campaign kickoff on Thursday, February 2nd from 6-8 p.m. at the Y at 608 Carroll Street. They will host a movie night, showing the film “Zootopia.” Popcorn and drinks will be provided with the learn and play center being available as well. There […]

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Dr. Jason Scheffler

Two Boone Doctors Selected To Serve on Family Physician Board

Posted on 01 February 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Iowa Chapter of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (Iowa Chapter ACOFP) elected Kimberly Bina, D.O., Boone County Hospital (BCH) Emergency Services, to a one-year term, and Jason Sheffler, D.O., Boone County Family Medicine South, to a two-year term, as trustees to the Board at the recent annual conference and scientific seminar […]

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John Hansen Memorial Skate Rink should be open this weekend

Skate Rink Should Be Open For The Weekend

Posted on 01 February 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Parks personnel were working a getting the John Hansen Memorial Skate Rink in Gutterridge Park re-opened for the weekend.  A week ago, snow and mild weather turned the rink into slush and it never got cold enough to develop good ice and the rink was closed.  Since then, conditions improved and the rink […]

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Traffic Resumes on Highway 17 in Boone County

Posted on 01 February 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Traffic was stopped for a brief period this afternoon on Highway 17 in northern Boone County, just south of Stanhope in Hamilton County.  There was a reported natural gas odor in the area and the source was traced to a small valve facility along the highway.  Boone Fire Department assisted the Boone County Sheriff’s […]

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Clarence and Dorothy Powers

Sacred Heart Endowment Receives Bequest

Posted on 01 February 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Sacred Heart School in Boone announced this week that the schools Endowment will be receiving a bequest from a former student. Clarence Powers, a 1939 graduate of Sacred Heart School in Boone credits appreciation for the wonderful education he, and his seven siblings, received while attending the school in Boone for his decision to […]

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Ronald Skyler Steenhoek, 43, wanted in robbery investigation

Boone PD Seeking Suspect In Armed Robbery

Posted on 31 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Police have a suspect they are seeking in an apparent armed robbery that occurred in Boone, Monday afternoon.  This morning, the department released this information: On January 30th, 2017 at approximately 3:35 pm, Boone Police Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Carroll St for a report of a car accident and […]

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Brady Evans, MidAmerican Project Director for Renewable Energy visits with one of the Boone County residents at Monday's public hearing

County Zoning Recommends Approving Wind Project

Posted on 31 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Zoning Commission has voted to recommend approval of a Conditional Use Permit for MidAmerican Energy’s planned Beaver Creek wind generation project.  A large portion of the project will be located in Boone County with the other portion located in Greene County.  Representatives of MidAmerican were on hand to answer questions from […]

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Debt Obligation Increases Statewide, Increase Slows

Posted on 29 January 2017 by KWBG

DES MOINES, Iowa—State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald reports that outstanding debt obligations for state and local governments in Iowa totaled $15.4 billion as of June 30, 2016.  Overall, this represents and increase of 0.92% over the last year.  In a release from the State Treasurer, he explained “This year, school districts, which typically have larger […]

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Thin Ice Leads to Closure of Skating Rink

Posted on 27 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Parks Department has announced the closure of the John Hansen Memorial Skating Rink at Gutterridge Park due thin ice.  Temperatures have not been cold enough to establish good ice and with warmer weather expected next week, the rink will be closed til further notice.  Should conditions improve enough for the development of […]

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Comments Sought on Boone County Access Site on Des Moines River

Posted on 27 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, is seeking public comment on a draft environmental assessment.  The project purpose is to construct a boat ramp facility on the Des Moines River in the Ledges State Park.  Those that attended a recent public meeting at the Boone […]

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