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Outdoor Warning System test today

Outdoor Warning System test today

Posted on 03 July 2017 by KWBG

Weather permitting, the City of Boone will test the outdoor warning system sirens at 1:00 today.

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Judge Denies City Position Restricting Fireworks Sales

Posted on 30 June 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—U.S. District Judge Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger issued rulings in two fireworks related lawsuits Thursday afternoon and one of those did affect the sales of fireworks in Boone.  Bellino Fireworks filed a lawsuit on June 16, 2017 against Ankeny, Boone, Johnston and Pleasant Hill.  Specifically for Boone, the company argued that refusing to allow the […]

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Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson (right) and Major General Timothy Orr, Adjutant General of the Iowa National Guard (left), present a DMACC medallion to Hashim Thaçi  president of the Republic of Kosovo

Posted on 29 June 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) President Rob Denson and Major General Timothy Orr, Adjutant General of the Iowa National Guard, recently presented a DMACC medallion to Hashim Thaçi  president of the Republic of Kosovo.  The custom-made medallion was created by DMACC’s Tool and Die students. Denson, Orr, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey […]

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Boone’s Fireworks Show Set for Tuesday at Dusk

Posted on 29 June 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone city officials have confirmed that the annual 4th of July fireworks display will be held Tuesday, the 4th of July at dusk.  The show will take place out at the Boone Speedway, which will also host it’s annual Eve of Destruction.  City officials contracted with J&M Displays for the past several years to […]

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Weather May Impact Mosquito Spraying Plans

Posted on 29 June 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Public Works sprays for mosquitoes twice a week, every Tuesday and Thursday evening, weather permitting.  Tonight’s spraying might be affected by weather.  Spraying begins at dusk.  Other changes could possibly occur in the regular schedule with the 4th of July falling on a Tuesday.

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Joshua Dodd on the left is presented with a $3,500 scholarship check from the Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation from Boone County Hospital CEO Joe Smith

BCH Employee Scholarship Recipient

Posted on 29 June 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A Boone County Hospital employee, Joshua Dodd, who is studying nursing at Des Moines Area Community College, was recently named a recipient of a $3,500 scholarship from the Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation, which is supported by the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA).  Dodd is among 34 outstanding students from all over Iowa who have […]

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Ogden 4-Her's that participated in the 2017 Boone County Fair Communications Day.  L to R:  Lillie Longhorn, Lane Longhorn and Lance Longhorn

4-Her’s Selected to Communicate at State Fair

Posted on 29 June 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Seventeen 4-Her’s faced one of America’s greatest fears on June 26th… public speaking. Youth from around the county prepared and delivered educational presentations, public speeches and extemporaneous speeches designed to educate and entertain their audience. Six of these acts have been selected to represent Boone County at the Iowa State Fair in August. Educational […]

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DNR Identifies Boone Man Killed in ATV Accident

Posted on 28 June 2017 by KWBG

FORT DODGE, Iowa—The Iowa Department of Natural Resources Park Bureau is investigating a death at an Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) park in north central Iowa. The crash was reported around 4:30 pm, on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, when a 911 call was made of an unresponsive male at the Gypsum City OHV Park near the intersection […]

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Ogden Voters Approve Bond, Siler Elected to Board

Posted on 27 June 2017 by KWBG

OGDEN, Iowa—Voters in the Ogden School District easily approved a bond referendum to help finance future facility changes that will eventually result in the district going from three buildings to two.  A total of 545 votes were cast.  There were 390 yes votes and 155 no votes.  That is more than a 71% majority. The […]

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No Charges Filed Following Traffic Stop In Downtown Boone

Posted on 26 June 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Police have released additional information from the traffic stop conducted in downtown Boone Sunday afternoon.  The stop was the result of a call from an unidentified individual reporting that he was being harassed and threatened with a weapon by individuals in a car.  The incident was reported to have occurred at 7th and […]

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