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Habitat Receives Grant For Next Home in Boone

Posted on 18 March 2014 by KWBG

Des Moines – The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors recently awarded a $30,000 grant to Habitat for Humanity of Boone and Greene Counties to assist in the financing of a new single-family home in Boone. The grant funding is made available through the State Housing Trust Fund’s Project-Based Housing program. The program provides financing […]

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Daniels Presents Sioux City Railroads Saturday

Posted on 17 March 2014 by KWBG

Boone, IA- The James H. Andrew Railroad Museum & History Center will host a free event, entitled “Sioux City Railroads,” featuring historian, author and teacher, Dr. Rudolph “Rudy” Daniels, Saturday, March 29th, 2014 at 2 p.m. The museum is located adjacent to the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad located at 225  10th St. Boone, IA […]

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Squaw Creek Watershed

Posted on 17 March 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Two years ago, an effort was undertaken to organize the Squaw Creek Watershed in an effort to meet growing issues of water quality and water quantity.  Pat Conrad with EOR (Emmons and Olivier Resources, Inc. from Oakdale, Minnesota) says the Watershed Management Authority is moving ahead quickly, with help from land owners and producers. […]

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Stanhope Boil Advisory Lifted

Posted on 17 March 2014 by KWBG

STANHOPE, Iowa—The Iowa  Department of Natural Resources has already lifted the Boil Advisory placed on Stanhope late last week.  The Advisory followed a broken water main repair that allowed the Stanhope water system to lose pressure.  A loss of pressure indicates that bacteria could possible enter the water system.  Two seperate water samples need to […]

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Legislators Meet With Public

Posted on 15 March 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—State Senator Jerry Behn and State Representatives Rob Bacon and Chip Baltimore are scheduled to be at the Ericson Public Library in Boone Saturday morning for a Legislative Forum.  A member of the Boone County Board of Supervisors is also expected to be available during the forum for discussions and questions that might pertain […]

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Old High School Demolition Moves Ahead Quickly

Posted on 14 March 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—In the past couple of weeks, Boone residents saw a lot of progress in the demolition portion of the Boone High School Project.  Superintendent Brad Manard on Tuned In this week said even though it wasn’t visible, the contractor, Larson Construction, had personnel busily working on the demolition of the Old High School building. […]

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Park Closed To Vehicular Traffic

Park Closed To Vehicular Traffic

Posted on 14 March 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Parks Department closed McHose Park Thursday, because of the spring thaw.  The closure, similar to the ban on garbage trucks in alleys, is done to preserve gravel roads until weather conditions improve.  Walkers are still welcome.

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City Closes McHose Park to Vehicles

Posted on 13 March 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Parks Department has announced that they are closing McHose Park to vehicular traffic Thursday afternoon.  The length of the closure is not known, but will apparently depend on weather conditions.  A statement from the Parks Department says that due to the current conditions of McHose Park’s gravel roads and grounds, the main […]

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Boone PD Urges Responsible Driving St. Patrick’s Day

Posted on 13 March 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Police Department Commander Chuck Pepples is uring the public to help keep the streets safet this St. Patrick’s Day by drinking responsibly and designating a sober driver before heading to the local parade or pub.  Statistics from the Nationals Highway Safety Administation show that over the past five years, 851 people lost their […]

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Sider Recognized With ‘DORS Award

Posted on 12 March 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone School Board and community members in attendance took a moment to recognize Dan Siders as the monthly ‘DORS Award winner.  The ‘DORS Award is presented to a staff member that goes over and above in providing customer service to students, staff and the community.  Siders was part of the custodial staff at […]

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