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Omelet Breakfast Thursday Morning

Posted on 05 November 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The annual Fall Harvest Omelet Breakfast will be held Thursday morning at the Community Building on the Boone County Fair Grounds.  The omelet breakfast has served to raise funds that are used to provide scholarships to both FFA and 4-H members. The hours were extended about a year and half ago with serving now […]

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Boone County votes Republican in 7 of 10 state races

Posted on 05 November 2014 by KWBG

Although the votes must yet be canvassed, results from yesterday’s election show Boone County voters voting for Republicans in most state races.  The local, or county, races that declare a party, show a Democratic swing.  Three of those four county races were uncontested. Boone County Election night results      

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Baltimore Defeats Erickson

Posted on 05 November 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—State Representative Chip Baltimore easily turned back a challenge by Hans Erickson in Tuesday’s General Election.  The incumbent Republican picked up a total of 7,131 votes in Boone and Greene Counties to out poll Erickson’s 4,346 votes.  Baltimore moved into the lead with the release of the absentee votes and built on that lead […]

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DAN KOLACIA

Kolacia Elected County Attorney

Posted on 04 November 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The election returns are unofficial until the ballots have been canvassed, and there are still a number of absentee and provisional ballots that need to be tabulated, but it appears that Dan Kolacia has been elected Boone County Attorney.  Kolacia led from the tabulation of the absentee ballots and ended up with an unofficial […]

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FOSTER GRANDPARENTS

Veterans Affairs Receive Donation

Posted on 04 November 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—With Veteran’s Day quickly approaching, The Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa’s Foster Grandparents took time to donate homemade afghans to Boone County Veteran’s Affairs.  Kevin Brown, Boone County Veterans Affairs Director was on hand , but volunteers that make up the local Veterans Advocacy did accept the donation.  The afghans were made by Bev […]

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Fatal Accident Investigation Continues

Posted on 04 November 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A fatal accident, east of Boone Monday morning has claimed the life of a Webster City man.  According to the Iowa State Patrol, 37-year old Matthew A. Graham was traveling south on Highway 17 approaching 190th Street when he slowed to make a left turn.  A vehicle, operated by 32-year old Katrena M. Gillis […]

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BHS Theater Presents: “Legally Blonde-The Musical”

Posted on 30 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone High School Toreador Theater will present “Legally Blonde-The Musical” Friday and Saturday evening at the Boone High School Auditorium.  Both performances will begin at 7:00 PM.  Tickets are on sale at the Boone High School office.  The cost is $5.00 for adults and $3.00  for students.  Activity passes will be honored at […]

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West Central Names Next President/CEO

Posted on 29 October 2014 by KWBG

RALSTON, Iowa—West Central’s board of directors today announced their unanimous decision to name Milan Kucerak President and CEO-elect following Jeff Stroburg’s retirement at the end of the fiscal year. Kucerak, who has served as the company’s Executive Vice President of Dairy and Animal Nutrition since 2006, will be the fourth President/CEO in the cooperative’s more […]

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Boone Man Charged Following High Speed Chase

Posted on 28 October 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A 19-year old Boone man faces multiple charges following a high speed chase early Monday morning that ended in Ames.  According to the Sheriff’s Department report, a deputy on patrol in eastern Boone County recorded a radar reading of 104 mph on a vehicle traveling on US Highway 30.  The vehicle exited Highway 30 […]

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Madrid Teachers Selected For U.S. Cellular Program

Posted on 28 October 2014 by KWBG

MADRID, Iowa, Oct. 28, 2014 – U.S. Cellular has delivered exciting news to 190 Iowa teachers that $118,436 in classroom projects have been funded through the company’s Calling All Teachers program. There were 11 Madrid teachers who had projects funded. Madrid Elementary School – Caleb Hales, $975.85 for Teaching With Technology to Help Supplement Instruction; […]

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