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BCSD: no releasing early for heat days

Posted on 18 August 2014 by KWBG

From the Boone Schools – While last week was pleasant weather, this week appears to be heating up. This has resulted in several questions about early releases for heat days. Thankfully, virtually all of our instructional classrooms in all buildings in the district are now air-conditioned. The new high school addition and installation of air-conditioning […]

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Boone Co 4-Hers State Fair awards of note

Posted on 18 August 2014 by KWBG

With the conclusion of  the Iowa State Fair, over 100 red, blue and purple ribbons have been awarded to Boone County 4-Hers.  Deserving special mention are: Madeleine Bretey, Boone, received one of ten $500 4-H Scholarship awarded by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for her Sunflower Butter Display Board Braeden Weyhrich, Boone, received one […]

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ABATE, District 25, hosts Ernst

Posted on 18 August 2014 by KWBG

ABATE, District 25, met on Sunday afternoon in the Gutteridge Shelter of McHose Park.  ABATE stands for “A Brotherhood Aimed Towards Education.” As per their mission statement, “ABATE is a neutral organization that allows ALL riders to unite in brotherhood to safeguard our rights and still remain individuals with differing views.” Their special guest was State […]

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Iowa Falls Man Found Guilty By Boone County Jury

Posted on 14 August 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A Boone County jury found Jason Ray Ball, 28, Iowa Falls, guilty of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor in violation of Iowa Code section 728.12(3).  This is Jason Ball’s second offense of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor.  His first offense occurred on December 4, 2012 in Hardin County. The jury trial began on August […]

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DMACC Launches Free Mobile App

Posted on 13 August 2014 by KWBG

UNDATED, Iowa—Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) students can now check their grades and even register for classes on their smart phones or e-tablets.  DMACC has just launched a new mobile app, available free through Google Play for Android devices and through the App Store for iPhones. DMACC Information Solutions Executive Director Mark Clark said […]

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P&Z Recommends City Plan Approval For Central Iowa Impact

Posted on 12 August 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council will receive a recommendation to approve the site plan for Central Iowa Impact Indoor Shooting Range planned for the southeast side of the city.  The city’s Plan and Zoning Commission has reviewed the site plan and staff recommendations for the development which will be in the new Fisher Business Park […]

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Magee Selected For 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame

Posted on 12 August 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Jim Magee will be inducted into the 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 17 at 1:30 pm. The award recognizes inductees for their outstanding service and dedication to 4-H. Jim will be presented a plaque by the Iowa 4-H […]

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Accident Claims Two from Webster City

Posted on 12 August 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Iowa State Patrol has released information on the two-vehicle accident Monday that claimed the lives of two people from Webster City, Iowa.  The report from Chris Starrett of the Iowa State Patrol noted that a car, operated by 76-year old Marie Hooker of Webster City was traveling south on “T” Avenue and had […]

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Boone County Republicans Energized at Picnic

Posted on 11 August 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Republicans heard from many of the candidates seeking office in Iowa in the November general election and from a possible contender in the 2016 Presidential Campaign.  The 2nd Annual Eisenhower Grand Ol’ Picnic was held Friday evening at McHose Park in Boone.  The invited guest speaker was Senator Rick Santorum who also […]

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Pufferbilly Days™ Parade Grand Marshals Selected

Pufferbilly Days™ Parade Grand Marshals Selected

Posted on 08 August 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The 2014 Pufferbilly Days™ Steering Committee is pleased to announce that this year’s Parade Grand Marshals are Bill and Diane Curran. Bill and Diane are both life-long residents of Boone and have been active in the business community for nearly fifty years, Bill was a long term employee of Fareway Stores, and Diane as […]

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