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Sturtz Recognized For Fair Board Service

Posted on 03 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Fair Board recently honored Bill Sturtz for 25-years of service on the Board.  Sturtz retired from the Board this year.                           (photo and information courtesy of the Boone County Fair Board)

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Madrid Voters Support Bond Issue

Posted on 03 December 2014 by KWBG

MADRID, Iowa—The patrons of the Madrid School District voted to support a proposal from the school board that will allow for the sale of upto $1.26 million in General Obligation Bonds for repaving parking lots and installing a playground facility.  General Obligation Bond issues require a 60% majority and the “Yes” votes easily surpassed that […]

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Still Time For Parade Entries

Posted on 02 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce annual Holiday Lighted Parade will be held in downtown Boone Thursday evening at 7:00 PM.  The theme this year is “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” and entry is open to any businesses, organizations and individuals wishing to use their imaginations placing holiday lights on vehicles, trailers, people.  There […]

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Council Approves Tax Abatements

Posted on 02 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—In 2011, the Boone City Council established a Tax Abatement program to promote development in the community.  The program is a method of adding to the tax base by increasing values of property through new construction, additions or remodeling.  When the program was established, the Council approved a plan applying to residential and commercial […]

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Committee to Recommend Funds For Trail Plan

Posted on 02 December 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Council Member Greg Piklapp has finally asked the city council’s Economic Development Committee to assist with funding for work on a Master Plan for a Countywide Trails Project.  Piklapp reported during a committee meeting Monday, that about $21,000 has been raised toward work on a Master Plan.  That coupled with the recent announcement […]

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Friday’s Recipes: Turkey Quesadilla and Sausage Alfredo 11.28.2014

Posted on 28 November 2014 by KWBG

Turkey Quesadillas by CK 2 cups shredded ceddar cheese (12) 8″ flour tortillas 1 1/2 pounds smoked or cooked turkey breast, shredded 3/4 cup diced mild green chilies 2 teaspoons vegetable oil Sprinkle cheese on half the tortillas. Top with turkey meat and chilies. Cover with remaining tortillas. Heat a lightly oiled skillet over medium-high […]

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Two Boone County 4-H’ers Delegates to National Congress

Posted on 28 November 2014 by KWBG

AMES, Iowa— Twenty-one 4-H’ers, including two from Boone County,  have been selected to represent Iowa as delegates to the 2014 National 4-H Congress Nov. 28 through Dec. 2 in Atlanta, Ga. The event, titled “Passport to Excellence,” is the 93rd year of National 4-H Congress. National 4-H Congress recognizes the delegates’ outstanding leadership and community […]

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Entries Sought For Holiday Lighted Parade

Entries Sought For Holiday Lighted Parade

Posted on 25 November 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce annual Holiday Lighted Parade will be held in downtown Boone on Thursday night, December 4th at 7 PM.  This year’s theme is “Rockin Around the Christmas Tree”.  The parade is open to any local businesses, organizations and individuals who wish to use their creativity to place holiday lights […]

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Community Tree Up For the Holidays

Community Tree Up For the Holidays

Posted on 25 November 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Public Works have completed the placement of the community tree for the holidays, in the green space at 8th and Story Streets.  Public Works Director John Rouse told the City Council recently that a tree had been purchased and will be used instead of cutting down a tree and placing it in the […]

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Welcome Home

Welcome Home

Posted on 23 November 2014 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Company B, 248th Aviation Support Battalion was officially welcomed home Sunday in a ceremony at the Boone Middle School.  The unit has actually been back for several weeks, but this was the first opportunity for a welcome home ceremony.  The unit was mobilized November 2013 and served in Kosovo in support of Operation Joint […]

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