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Mayor Swears In Son During Council Meeting

Posted on 20 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Mayor John Slight called it one of his proudest moments when he swore in his son, Joseph, as a part-time police officer with the Boone Police Department.  The ceremony was part of the Boone City Council meeting.  The Council first took action to approve hiring a part-time officer which was followed by the […]

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Council Pledges Funds For Freedom Flight, CIE But Not Trails Study

Posted on 20 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council this week voted not to pledge funds to support the development of a Tri-County Plan for the development trails and other links to improve local economies and people’s health.  The funds would have been used to match a $20,000 grant from Governor Terry Branstad’s “Green Ribbon Commission”.  The commission’s goal […]

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City Council Helps Relocate Farmers Market

Posted on 19 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council has approved relocated the Boone Farmers Market for their June 4th opening to the municipal parking lot at 6th and Marshall Streets, the “L” shaped lot around Forte Studios.  Representatives of the Farmers Market attended Monday’s council meeting.  Scott Wilber told the council that they would not be allowed to […]

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Boone Municipal Band Season Begins This Month

Posted on 19 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The weather may seem unseasonable cold and wet and it certainly is, but for fans of the Boone Municipal Band, it’s nothing that hasn’t been encountered during and early season concert at the Herman Park Pavilion.  On a few occasions, the first concert of the season has actually brought out supporters in winter wear. […]

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Weekend Weather Increases Interest In Alert System

Posted on 19 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Morlan announced earlier this year that Boone County was participating in a new Alert System, available through the State of Iowa, but designed to specifically address emergencies in designated areas.   Boone County Emergency Management and Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management have joined forces to bring ALERT IOWA […]

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FCS Grant Helps Boone County 4-H

Posted on 18 May 2015 by KWBG

PERRY, IOWA  – Boone County 4-H, through the Iowa 4-H Foundation, received a $2,000 Working Here Fund grant to expand and reconfigure its food stand on the grounds of the Boone County Fair. The grant is provided through Farm Credit Services of America’s (FCSAmerica) Working Here Fund. Members of Boone County 4-H operate the food […]

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Scammers Spoof Sheriff’s Office Phone Number

Posted on 18 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Some Boone County residents reported to the Sheriff’s Department that someone had tried to contact them using the Sheriff’s Department administrative phone number, 515-433-0524.  Chief Deputy Rick Lampe sent a note to the media to alert residents that this scam was happening.  Fortunately, many of the reported calls were never actually completed because the […]

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Weekend Storms

Posted on 18 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Many people have raised a variety of questions following Sunday mornings Tornado Warning in Boone County.  Boone County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Morlan in an email release today said Boone County did not experience a tornado, even though some media outlets had indicated a tornado was witnessed by either Morlan or law enforcement.  Morlan […]

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Cole School Dedicated

Cole School Dedicated

Posted on 16 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—A one-room, brick school house northeast of Boone has been restored and is expected to contribute to the education experiences of today’s elementary school students.  Barb MacDougall became Regent for the DeShon Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and started the project nine-years ago.  Dan Gould is the Principal at Franklin Elementary […]

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Gladiator Assault Challenge Successful

Posted on 16 May 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—If you like playing in the mud and running the hills, the 2015 Gladiator Assault Challenge on the grounds of Seven Oaks was the perfect place to be Saturday.  Hundreds turned out and endured a change in the weather, from a cool, drizzly, foggy morning to a sunny steam bath by noon.  Participates are […]

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