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Boone County Realizes Small Population Increase

Posted on 24 March 2016 by KWBG

DES MOINES, Iowa—U.S. Census estimates show more than two-thirds of Iowa counties have lost population since 2010 but that counties near urban areas saw big growth.  The Associated Press today reported information made available by the Iowa State Data Center. The Census data released Thursday estimate 71 of Iowa’s 99 counties lost residents and 28 […]

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Waltz Resigns From Grace Community Church

Posted on 23 March 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Police have been assisting Ames Police with an investigation involving possible inappropriate contact between a Youth Pastor and at least one of the young people he worked with.  Joel Waltz was Youth Pastor at Grace Community Church on South Division Street in Boone.  He reportedly stepped down earlier this week.  The Grace Community […]

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2016 03 23 MARA MACKAY

MacKay Named Executive Director for BCHS

Posted on 23 March 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Board of Directors for the Boone County Historical Society has announced that Mara MacKay of Frankfort, Michigan will be the new Executive Director for the Society.  MacKay comes to Boone from Michigan where she was the Manager of the Pointe Betsie Lighthouse, a seasonal, historical attraction on the northeast shore of Lake Michigan. […]

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2016 03 23 TRAVIS STEVENSON

Stevenson Selected as Boone and Scenic Valley GM

Posted on 23 March 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad announced today that Travis Stevenson was hired as the new General Manager.  Travis formerly held the position of Chief Mechanical Officer since 2005.  Prior to that, he served as a mechanic at the railroad. Stevenson holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University and has been […]

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Statewide Tornado Drill Postponed

Posted on 21 March 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Morlan says the planned statewide tornado drill on Wednesday will be postponed til Thursday, due to thunderstorms in the forecast for Wednesday.  The statewide tornado drill is part of the annual Severe Weather Awareness Week recognition being held this week. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, Iowa Homeland Security and […]

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DMACC’s Celebration of the Literary Arts

Posted on 21 March 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa— Des Moines Area Community College’s (DMACC’s) 14th annual Celebration of the Literary Arts will be held April 4-6 with classroom visits to all six DMACC campuses by area writers and literary instructors. Authors Matt Bell and Robin Black will read from their works in the DMACC Boone Campus Auditorium from 9:40 to 11:05 a.m., […]

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Secretary of State’s Office List Primary Candidates

Posted on 21 March 2016 by KWBG

DES MOINES, Iowa—Last Friday was the deadline to have petitions submitted for the upcoming Primary Election for Federal and Statewide offices.  The Iowa Secretary of State’s Office have listed Republican Candidates for Federal Office as Senator Charles Grassley, First District Congressman Rod Blum, Second District Congressman candidate Christopher Peters (pending the receipt of the original […]

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2016 03 21 WATER LEAK

Street Closed For Waterline Repairs

Posted on 21 March 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Public Works Department will be closing a portion of 9th Street, between Crawford and Carroll Street for the next two to three days to repair a water leak.  Traffic has been limited through the area since last week when the leak was discovered.  Public Works hopes to reopen the street as soon […]

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Streetcar Historian Featured at Museum Saturday

Posted on 17 March 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The James H. Andrew Railroad Museum and History Center at the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad will continue with the third presenter in this years’ line up. This month the museum hosts Des Moines and Midwest Streetcar historian Earl Short and his free program The Des Moines Streetcar Era. His presentation will be in […]

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Interchurch Council of Lay Persons Schedule Holy Week Services

Posted on 17 March 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—In 1953, the Boone Interchurch Council of Lay person scheduled their first Holy Week Services.  The tradition continues with the kick-off breakfast Saturday morning at 8:00 AM at the First United Methodist Church 703 Arden Street in Boone.  This year’s theme is “Jesus Crucified & Risen” and the featured speaker Saturday will be Dave […]

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