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Supervisors to Consider Search For GSI Director

Posted on 24 June 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Board of Supervisors will be asked to once again retain the services of an outside firm to assist with filling the open GIS Coordinator position in Boone County.  Last time, the Board retained assistance to keep GIS work moving forward while searching for a candidate that would make better use of […]

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Accidents Lead to Minor Injuries.

Posted on 24 June 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—An accident last week and one this week were both apparently caused by distracted drivers.  Last Thursday, an accident on US Highway 30 on the south side of Boone at Kate Shelly Drive, did result in multiple people being taken to the Boone County Hospital to be checked for possible injuries.  That accident occurred […]

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Two Injured In Boone County River Accident

Posted on 23 June 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Ia—Two men were injured Saturday evening when the personal water crafts (PWCs) they were operating on the Des Moines River hit an obstruction near the surface of the water. Injured were Christian Whitney, 42, of Rippey and Kevin Davis, 42, of Johnston. Both were transported to Boone County Hospital with Davis later being transferred […]

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VisionBank Names New Pesident/CEO

Posted on 20 June 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Mike Mahoney, Chairman of VisionBank of Iowa and VisionBankshares, Inc., is pleased to announce the hiring of Darrell E. Hughes to succeed Bob Grathwohl as President/CEO of VisionBank of Iowa. Grathwohl is the President of VisionBankshares, Inc., the bank’s holding company and has been serving as the bank’s President/CEO for the last 15 months. […]

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Byam Named Boone High Principal

Byam Named Boone High Principal

Posted on 20 June 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa–The Boone School Board officially approved the contract for Kristopher Byam as the new Boone High School Principal Thursday evening.  Byam replaces Dr. Ben Johnson who recently accepted a position with the Bismarck, North Dakota School District as an Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Schools.  Byam was selected from a field of more than a […]

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Rouse Honored By Supervisors

Rouse Honored By Supervisors

Posted on 18 June 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Board of Supervisors took time Wednesday to recognize Dr. Wayne Rouse for his years of service to the Boone County Board of Health.  Rouse has been on the Board for 29-years and served 28-years as the Chairman.  Rouse has resigned from the Board and will step down the end of June. […]

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Council Approves Proceeding with Grant Application

Posted on 17 June 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council did approve allowing the Boone Police Department to proceed with submitting an application for the COPS Grant which would help with a plan to keep a School Resource Officer available in the Boone Community Schools.  Police Chief Bill Skare reviewed the details with the Council, including the decision last week […]

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Neighbors Protest Sale of Lot to Habitat

Posted on 17 June 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council voted 6-0 to approve a bid received from Habitat for Humanity of Boone and Greene Counties even though a petition opposing the sale was presented to the Council Monday evening.  Habitat and two other individuals had submitted bids for the property at 205 17th Street.  The property was acquired by […]

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High Wind Causes Damage Overnight in Boone

High Wind Causes Damage Overnight in Boone

Posted on 17 June 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The peak wind gust at the Boone Municipal Airport Monday night was 63 mph shortly after 11:30 PM.  That’s when emergency responders received multiple calls of damage in the community.  This tree in the 1100 Block of 3rd Street was one of the victims.  The Boone Fire Department answered the call to make sure […]

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New Director Named to DMACC Board

Posted on 13 June 2014 by KWBG

ANKENY, Iowa—The Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Board of Trustees unanimously appointed Felix Gallagher of Des Moines to fill the unexpired term Jeff Hall. “We welcome Dr. Gallagher to the DMACC Board of Trustees,” said Joe Pugel, Chair of the Board. “He brings a wealth of personal and professional expertise in management, health care, […]

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