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Derrick Lawrence Janes, 28, Boone, Iowa

Jury Finds Boone Man Guilty of Child Endangerment

Posted on 03 September 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Last week, a Boone County jury found Derrick Lawrence Janes, 28, of Boone, Iowa guilty of Child Endangerment.  The Boone County Attorney’s office released this information following the jury’s verdict. According to the testimony at trial, on March 16, 2016, a two year old child was taken to Boone County Hospital with reports of […]

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Earthquake Felt in Central Iowa

Posted on 03 September 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The U.S. Geological Survey indicated that there was an earthquake near Pawnee, Oklahoma at 7:02 AM Saturday and the quake was apparently felt by many in central Iowa.  Callers to KWBG did report that they had felt the tremors about that time.

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Good Turn Out Expected For Annual Dayton Rodeo

Posted on 02 September 2016 by KWBG

DAYTON, Iowa—The Dayton Iowa Rodeo is expected to draw big crowds during the Labor Day Holiday Weekend.  Rodeo show times begin Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings at 7:00 PM and Monday afternoon at 1:30 PM.  The Sunday evening event is Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night.  The Monday schedule is Kids Day. Festivities will also […]

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Weather Looks Great for Madrid Celebration

Posted on 02 September 2016 by KWBG

MADRID, Iowa—The most recent forecast looks very good for this year’s Madrid Labor Day Celebration.  Earlier in the week, there were chances of some rain on Labor Day but that has currently changed.  However, warm weather is expected to make a return Monday with high’s in the upper 80’s. The 2016 Labor Day celebration will […]

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Protesters arrested

Posted on 01 September 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, IA – On Wednesday afternoon, the Boone County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Iowa State Patrol, answered a call about a trespassing complaint at the Bakken Oil Pipeline construction site on 217th Street. Roughly 100 people were protesting the oil pipeline  and would not allow construction vehicles in or out of the parking lot. […]

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Nicole Athena Hopkins, 33, of Boone.  Sentenced this week in Boone County District Court.

Boone Woman Sentenced in Forgery Case

Posted on 01 September 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—This week, a 33-year old Boone woman was sentenced to 15-years in prison by a Boone County District Court judge.  On August 29, 2016, Nicole Athena Hopkins was sentenced to the Iowa Department of Corrections for three counts of Forgery.  The crime of Forgery is a class D Felony which carries a penalty from probation up […]

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Ogden names “Top Dog” Hall of Fame award winners

Posted on 31 August 2016 by KWBG

*Press release* Hello Ogden Community, we invite you to celebrate the inaugural induction of Ogden Alumni and former Staff to the “Top Dogs” Hall of Fame. The honorees inducted are Gaile Carlson, Lillian Kruse, Bob Morgan, Gary Paulsen, Jesse Sundell, and Larry Tryon! Gaile Carlson’s award will be accepted by his wife, Mary Ellen. Lillian […]

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New Director for Boone County Planning and Development

Posted on 29 August 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Mike Salati, Sr. began his duties as the new Director for Boone County Planning and Development on August 22nd.  Salati will be apart of the regular monthly meeting for the Boone County Zoning Commission, scheduled for 5:30 Monday afternoon in the 4th floor conference room at the Boone County Courthouse.  Salati  has worked in […]

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Betty Eastlund, 88, Boone, Iowa

Betty Mae Eastlund

Posted on 26 August 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A funeral service has been set for 88-year old Betty Mae Eastlund of Boone, Iowa and the Eastern Star Masonic Home in Boone, Iowa.  She passed away Thursday, August 25, 2016 at the Eastern Star Masonic Home in Boone, Iowa.  A funeral service will be held Monday, August 29, 2016 at 10:00 AM at […]

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Sister Paula, a clinic patient and the delivery team from Sacred Heart School/Parish in Boone

Sacred Heart School connected to slain Mississippi nuns

Posted on 26 August 2016 by KWBG

Sister Margaret Held, 68, who was with the School Sisters of St. Francis in Milwaukee, and Sister Paula Merrill, of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Kentucky, were found dead at their home in Durant, Mississippi on Thursday Held and Merrill were nurse practitioners at the Lexington Medical Clinic, where they helped treat thousands of patients a year, […]

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