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Repairs to Close Underpass

Posted on 02 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone City officials have announced that planned repairs to Benton/Linn Street, between 8th Street and 11th Street will begin after the 4th of July holiday weekend.  The work will mean closing the underpass to traffic for an estimated 10-days, weather permitting.  Boone City Administrator Luke Nelson, on KWBG this week, said the road seems […]

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2015 TIM SALMON

Salmon Takes Over as United Superintendent

Posted on 02 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Tim Salmon has been selected as the new Superintendent/Principal at United Community School District. Salmon has spent the last 10 years in the Johnston Community School District, with the past 7 years serving as Principal at Horizon Elementary.  Prior to serving in Johnston, Salmon worked in the Aldine Independent School District in Houston, Texas […]

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Packed Pavilion For Boone Big Band

Posted on 01 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa —The Boone Big Band took over the Herman Park Pavilion Wednesday evening,  filling in for the Boone Municipal Band.   This is the second year the Big Band has performed as part of the regular Wednesday series of concerts.  The Municipal Band will perform a patriotic concert on the 4th of July at 7:30 […]

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2015 4H CONFERENCE

Boone County Youth Attending Conference This Week

Posted on 01 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Iowa 4-H Youth Conference is a gathering of more than 1,000 high school youth from across Iowa in Ames on the Iowa State University campus from June 30- July 2.  The theme for the 2015 conference is “Dare to Discover.”  The conference is planned and carried out by 2014-2015 State 4-H Council members. 28 […]

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2015 New MRI

New MRI Expected to be Operational Soon

Posted on 01 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A new MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) system was delivered to the Radiology Department at Boone County Hospital in June.  Because the machine weighs well over 12,000 pounds, it takes large equipment and lots of man power to unload and place a piece of equipment that size in the hospital.  The new state-of-the-art MRI will […]

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Gov. Bobby Jindal campaigns in Boone

Gov. Bobby Jindal campaigns in Boone

Posted on 30 June 2015 by KWBG

            Presidential hopeful Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana spoke to a crowd of well over 50 during a lunch time stop at the Saints Avenue Cafe in Boone.  When asked what makes him stand out as a choice for president, Jindal says, “We need a doer, not a talker,” Using […]

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2015 BOONE CO CATTLEMEN 4H DONATION

Cattlemen Donate to 4-H Project

Posted on 30 June 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County 4-H Program recently received a substantial donation from the Boone County cattlemen to be used toward the new Beef Pen of 3 barn project.   The Boone County Cattlemen donated $11,000 toward the project.  To date $31,000 has been raised towards the new barn. Livestock production is a valuable part of the […]

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2015 ARBORETUM MONSANTO GRANT

Arboretum Receives Monsanto Fund Grant

Posted on 30 June 2015 by KWBG

MADRID, Iowa (June 29, 2015) – Since 1968, the Iowa Arboretum has served the local community with educational and recreational activities to reconnect visitors with the native Iowa landscape, and financial support is vital to complete upgrades and improvements. Employees from the Monsanto Boone seed production site selected Iowa Arboretum to receive a $5,568 grant […]

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Community Theater Youth Production this Weekend

Posted on 26 June 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A couple of years ago, the Boone Community Theatre had a couple of people step up and put together an early summer youth production and the tradition continues this weekend.  Stephanie Hammer has accepted the challenge of directing, but on KWBG earlier this month she said there are several others that have agreed to […]

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Jindal Campaign to Visit Boone

Posted on 26 June 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Republican Party has announced plans by the Presidential Campaign for Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal to visit Boone next week.  Louisiana Governor and 2016 Presidential Candidate Bobby Jindal will be making lunchtime visit to Boone on Tuesday, June 30, at Saints Ave. Café, 1312 S. Story St. Gov. Jindal formally launched his […]

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