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Courthouse Telephone Problems

Posted on 24 July 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—For the second day in a row, the Boone County Courthouse is experiencing issues with it’s telephone system.  County Auditor Phil Meier in an e-mail noted that some callers get a busy signal, others are cut off in mid-conversation.  The problem began Wednesday and was continuing Thursday morning.  In Meier’s e-mail to the media, […]

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Municipal Band Wednesday Concerts End Tonight

Posted on 23 July 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The weather is expected to be excellent for the Boone Municipal Band as they conclude their regular series of Wednesday evening band concerts at the Herman Park Pavilion.  The band begins their season with a Wednesday concert after Memorial Day and concludes the season in July following he Iowa Municipal Band Festival.  This year […]

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Council Stays With Current Burning Ordinance

Posted on 23 July 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council voted this week to continue with the city’s current ordinance that deals with the burning of yard waste.  Boone Mayor John Slight has said repeatedly that the issue of open burning of yard waste has always been controversial.  He said many people, on both sides of the issue, are very […]

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Wound staff with new chamber

New Wound Treatment Equipment Arrives

Posted on 22 July 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Two hyperbaric oxygen chambers, weighing nearly a ton, were delivered to the Boone County Hospital Tuesday morning.  Each chamber measures 9′ by 4′ by 5′ and are located in the new state-of-the-art wound healing center.  The center’s name has been changed from the Wound Clinic to the Wound and Hyperbaric Center.  Besides the name […]

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Farm Progress Show is Nearing, Volunteers Are Needed

Posted on 22 July 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The 2014 Farm Progress Show comes to central Iowa on August 26th, 27th and 28th.  The show regularly draws over 150,000 visitors from around the country and across the globe every other year to see the latest in farm equipment, processes and best practices.  Show Director, Matt Jungmann says that the Farm Progress Show […]

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Vision Bank 2014 Habitat

VisionBank Donates to Habitat

Posted on 22 July 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—VisionBank of Iowa recently provided $1,000 in support to Habitat for Humanity of Boone and Greene Counties and their efforts to build and repair homes in partnership with local low-income families.  Habitat is in the process of building a home in Boone and has recently taken steps to acquire additional building lots for future […]

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EAB Confirmed in Muscatine County

Posted on 21 July 2014 by KWBG

DES MOINES, Iowa—A larva collected by the Iowa EAB Team from a residential tree in Muscatine has been positively identified as the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)by a federal identifier.  A statewide quarantine restricting the movement of hardwood firewood, ash logs, wood chips and ash tree nursery stock out of Iowa into non-quarantined areas of other […]

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Webinar to Update Farm Program Information

Posted on 21 July 2014 by KWBG

ALTOONA, Iowa ― Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) are conducting a live update webinar on the farm program called Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC). The webinar titled “ARC PLC Decisions: Update, Election and Enrollment” is scheduled for July 21 at 7 p.m. Participants will […]

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Boone County Fair Queen and King crowned

Boone County Fair Queen and King crowned

Posted on 17 July 2014 by KWBG

As the result of a grass roots effort, a  Boone County Fair King was crowned for the first time on Thursday evening.  Three young men, Kenton Reece of Boone, Brady Kline, who recently graduated from Gilbert High School and Grant Heineman of Ogden have the distinction of vying for the first title.    Candidates are […]

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Police Investigate Early Morning Incident with a Child.

Posted on 17 July 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Police Department is investigating an incident that was initially reported to the department Tuesday.  In a release to the media, Commander John Sloter reported that officers were dispatched to a residence on north Story Street.  The call about 5:00 AM.  A woman at reported that a subject had reached through a window […]

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