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Boone Man Found Guilty of Marijuana Possession

Posted on 04 August 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A Boone County jury this week, found a Boone man guilty of Possession of Marijuana.  Tuesday, the jury returned the verdict at the Boone County Courthouse.  A press release from the Boone County Attorney’s office noted that Savon Marel Walker, 21, of Boone, Iowa, was found guilty of Possession of Marijuana in violation of Iowa […]

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Burglary Investigations On The Increase

Posted on 04 August 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Police Department has reported an increase in burglaries, thefts and breaking and entering.  Commander John Sloter says there’s been a steady increase recently and residents can help.  In a press release today, Sloter said the Boone Police Department is currently investigating the report of several burglaries. The burglaries are both residential and […]

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Nelson Named DMACC Boone Campus Provost

Posted on 03 August 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A Texas College Administrator has been hired as the next provost of the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Boone Campus. Dr. Drew Nelson, originally from Minnesota, has served as Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Alvin Community College in Houston since 2007.  He replaces long-time Boone Campus Provost Tom Lee, who retired […]

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Fair Fashion Show Winners Announced

Posted on 02 August 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County 4-H’ers modeled purchased and constructed outfits at the 4-H Fashion Show on Monday evening, July 18th at the Community Building on the Boone County Fairgrounds.  Three members were selected to represent Boone County at the Iowa State Fair: Lauren Hansen of the Luther Livewires 4-H Club in Fashion Revue, Josie Noland of the […]

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Utility Work Will Close Benton Street This Week

Posted on 02 August 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—It is only expected to take a couple of days at the most, weather permitting, but Boone Public Works has announced that a portion of Benton Street, the 600 block specifically, will be closed to thru traffic to fix a water leak.  Many that regularly travel Benton Street are aware of the water on […]

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Ames Police Investigate Armed Robbery

Posted on 02 August 2016 by KWBG

AMES, Iowa—Ames Police Department is investigating an armed robbery, reported early Monday morning at a west side Kum & Go location.  The department released this information: On Monday, August 1, 2016, at 12:02 a.m., the Ames Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at Kum and Go, 4506 Lincoln Way. According to the […]

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Corrections to Boone County 4-H Horse Show

Posted on 02 August 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Extension has announced corrections to the result previously presented for the 2016 Boone County 4-H Horse Show.  These are the corrections to the information provided earlier: The following 4-H’ers showed in Junior Horse Showmanship, NOT Senior Horse Showmanship: Taylor Wilke, Chloey Davidson, Jjaunita Daniels, Celia Cerfogli and Kayla Beckett Champion Two & […]

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Council Denies Subsidy to Developer

Posted on 02 August 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council has voted to deny a subsidy to a developer constructing homes as part of the Lowell School Development.  Initially, Abbott Homes agreed to build homes on the property to meet the city’s affordable home guidelines.  That meant a price of less than $175,000.  To help, the Council approved development agreements […]

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Boone PD Releases Details on Sunday Arrest

Posted on 02 August 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Police Department has now released additional information about a Sunday afternoon incident that resulted in the arrest of one person following a domestic situation.  Part of the public interest has been driven by the need for law enforcement to order neighbors to remain in their homes and to divert traffic from the […]

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Share the Fun State Fair

4-H Share-The-Fun Entertains

Posted on 01 August 2016 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Ten Share the Fun acts by Boone County 4-H members were judged at the Boone County Style Show on Monday, July 18th. This contest provides 4-H’ers with the opportunity to share their talents in front of an audience and gain constructive feedback from a set of judges. Acts range from skits to vocal and […]

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