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Runaway Text Alerts

Posted on 07 November 2016 by KWBG

Monday at 1pm saw the usual test of the outdoor warning system in Boone County.  Unfortunately, many US Cellular customers also received alert, after alert, after alert on Monday afternoon! As many as 16 test text messages to a single cell phone have been reported. A call to US Cellular Customer Service resulted in assurances […]

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Just a portion of the people that stopped to show support for local law enforcement Saturday at the Boone Police Department.

Several Stop to Support Law Enforcement Saturday

Posted on 07 November 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A number of people took a little time to stop and “Back the Blue” Saturday, in front of the Boone Police Department.  The event was put together quickly following last weeks tragic deaths of two metro police officers.  Many community members showed up to “Stand in Solidarity” with members of the Boone Police Department. […]

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Where do I vote?

Where do I vote?

Posted on 07 November 2016 by KWBG

Follow this link to find your polling place in Iowa: Polling Place locator

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Street Closure Affects Mamie Eisenhower as Repairs Continue

Posted on 07 November 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Public Works is continuing their aggressive maintenance program with yet another repair project on Mamie Eisenhower Avenue, between Benton and Tama Streets.  Traffic will be re-routed until the repairs are complete.

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Kim Weaver, Democratic Candidate in the 4th Congressional District made a campaign stop in Boone Thursday.

Weaver Makes Campaign Stop in Boone

Posted on 03 November 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Democratic congressional candidate Kim Weaver made a campaign stop in Boone Thursday morning.  Weaver visited with supporters at the Good News Room.  Weaver has been visiting all 39 counties that make up the 4th Congressional District.

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Voting Locations Made Easy

Posted on 02 November 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—If you decide not to vote early or absentee, there area number of ways to find out where you can go to cast your ballot on election day. The newest way was recently made available to Boone County voters through a link on the Boone County website.  Boone County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections […]

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Boone High School Included In 2016 STEM BEST® Selections

Posted on 02 November 2016 by KWBG

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa—The Iowa Governor’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Advisory Council has awarded 10 new STEM BEST® (Businesses Engaging Students and Teachers) Partners across Iowa. STEM BEST Partners transform typical K-12 classroom environments and methods to unite the workplace with the classroom and develop clear pathways from STEM education to STEM careers in […]

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The Honorable Anne Holton, wife of Democratic Vice-Presidential candidate Tim Kaine visited Boone Tuesday.

Holton Campaigns in Boone Clinton and Democratic Ticket

Posted on 02 November 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Honorable Anne Holton, wife of Democratic Vice-Presidential Candidate Tim Kaine made a stop in Boone Tuesday to campaign for Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton.  Holton resigned as the Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Virginia when her husband was selected to be Clinton’s running mate. Holton told those at the event that […]

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DSM Shooter captured

Posted on 02 November 2016 by KWBG

According to authorities in Urbandale, Michael Scott Greene, the suspected killer of two Iowa police officers, has been captured by the Dallas County Sheriff. A statewide manhunt began after two police officers were shot and killed in an apparent ambush attack early Wednesday morning near Des Moines.

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Fareway Round Up for Variety Raises Nearly $50,000

Posted on 01 November 2016 by KWBG

DES MOINES, Iowa—Fareway Stores, Inc. recently conducted a round up at the register to support Variety – the Children’s Charity. Donations were collected from Monday, Oct. 3 through Saturday, Oct. 22 in all Fareway locations, with total donations reaching $49,003.59 during the three-week period. “This opportunity allowed customers to round up to the next dollar […]

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