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Historical Center Facade Collapses

Posted on 29 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The facade on the front of the Boone County Historical Center collapsed Sunday, leaving a pile of rubble on the front steps.   Boone Public Safety personnel quickly secured the site and Public Works provided barricades to block off parking in front of the building.  No one was injured during the incident. Former Historical Society […]

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Some Question Automated Warning

Posted on 27 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—This week, a number of Boone County residents received an automated Thunderstorm Warning phone call on their land line.  The call was generated about 3:00 AM Thursday morning.  KWBG asked Boone County Emergency Manger Dave Morlan if there had been a problem, and Morlan confirmed that the system worked the way it was set […]

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Lee Honored at Reception

Posted on 27 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—DMACC Boone Campus Provost Tom Lee was recognized by family, friends and co-workers during a reception ceremony in the Courter Center on the Boone Campus this week. DMACC Athletic Director Orv Salmon served as the emcee at the retirement reception held for Boone Campus Provost Tom Lee and Tom and his family listen.  Lee […]

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Ledges State Park Hosts Tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps

Posted on 26 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Camping spots may be at a premium at the Ledges State Park this Memorial Day weekend.  Park Manager Andy Bartlett said this week on KWBG that he expects things to fill up fast.  He said he fully expects that the numbers for camping will exceed expectations.  But camping aside, Bartlett said everything is set […]

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Salvation Army Receives Food Bank Grant

Posted on 26 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Salvation Army of Boone County received a grant from the Iowa Food Bank to purchase a new refrigerator in order to provide fresh produce and refrigerated items to the community.  The Salvation Army has been distributing refrigerated items for some time however, the space has been limited and the organization has had to […]

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Boone Releases 2016 Consumer Confidence Report

Posted on 24 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The city of Boone’s 2016 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) is complete and ready for viewing on the City’s website www.boonegov.com.  The City had no violations in 2015 and continues to strive to provide clean, safe, dependable water to customers. City Engineer Wayne Schwartz also noted with the release of the information that Nitrates continue to […]

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Youth Fishing Workshops Next Week

Posted on 24 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Fishing tackle, pole rigging, casting, knots, fish identification, and when and where to fish will be topics at the Fishing workshops for youth to be held at Don Williams Lake on Tuesday, May 31st    for beginners and Thursday, June 2nd    for intermediate anglers.  Youth are welcome to attend both classes.    The class will be […]

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Iowa Arboretum Awarded Level III Accreditation

Posted on 24 May 2016 by KWBG

MADRID, Iowa—The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum are pleased to announce the Iowa Arboretum has been awarded a Level III Accreditation. By achieving particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanical gardens, the Iowa Arboretum is now recognized as an accredited arboretum in The Morton Register of Arboretum. The […]

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Boone Municipal Band Returns Wednesday

Posted on 23 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Municipal Band will begin it’s Wednesday concert series, this Wednesday, May 25th at 7:30 at the Herman Park Pavilion. This season will mark the 100th Anniversary of the Boone Municipal Band and Director Dave Richardson says there will be birthday cake to celebrate. The Boone Municipal Band performs a series of regular […]

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New Public Mulch Pile Established

Posted on 20 May 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Parks Dept has started a new public mulch pile located at 1721 McHose Dr south of the Water Pollution Control Plant. The mulch is free for anyone who wants to load this themselves and it is not a dumping area for other mulch. This mulch is not treated. Depending on the number of […]

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