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Heavy Rain Pushes Water Over Roads

Posted on 24 June 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Engineer’s Office has reported that heavy rains today have caused water to go over the road just west of the intersection of county roads 192nd Street and 188th Road, on the west side of the Des Moines River.   Other roads with water issues include the area around V Avenue and […]

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2015 NITRATE XENIA MAP

Xenia Customers Affected By Boone Water Supply

Posted on 18 June 2015 by KWBG

BOUTON, Iowa—Xenia Rural Water released a notice Wednesday afternoon for their customers about higher levels of nitrate in the water supply.  The notice was for those customers that receive water through the Boone Water Works where testing indicated nitrate levels over the standard of 10 mg/L in the finished water. Xenia’s release included the information […]

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Boone Issues Drinking Water Warning

Posted on 17 June 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The City of Boone has issued a drinking water warning due to high nitrate level in the city’s water supply.  Tested result Wednesday were at 10.7 mg/L which exceeds the nitrate standard, or maximum contaminat level of 10 mg/L.  In a release from the city, they caution that nitrate in drinking water is a […]

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Foundation Park and Run and Picnic Cancelled

Posted on 17 June 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—For a variety of reasons, the Boone Parks Foundation has had to cancel their planned “Park and Run” in memory of Neil Olson and their annual Picnic in the Park.  Most of the confusion occurred when it was decided that many of the activities associated with the city’s Sesquicentennial were moved to later this […]

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Ogden Board Fills Interim Position

Posted on 17 June 2015 by KWBG

OGDEN, Iowa—The Ogden Community School District announced Wednesday, the appointment of Dr. Tim Hoffman as part-time interim Superintendent for the 2015-16 school year. Dr. Hoffman served the Adel-Desoto-Minburn Community School District as their superintendent from 1983-2008.  prior to this experience, he served as superintendent at the Griswold and North Kossuth Community School District.  His experience […]

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Pate Promotes “Safe At Home Act”

Pate Promotes “Safe At Home Act”

Posted on 16 June 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate made a stop in Boone to visit with local officials and advocates about the new Safe At Home Act approved this legislative session.  Currently Pate is bringing information to the counties to answer what questions he can and collect input from the county level.  The program is modeled […]

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Council Debates Building Inspections

Posted on 16 June 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone City Council spent time debating ways to deal with commercial properties that appear to be suffering from a lack of maintenance.  The Council’s Economic Development Committee met Monday, prior to the Council meeting and spent their time discussing alternatives and eventually deciding to recommend to the full council stepped up inspections with […]

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2015 Governor’s Award (2)

Hamilton Receives Volunteer Award

Posted on 15 June 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Joan Hamilton of Boone received a 2015 Governor’s Volunteer Award from [Governor Terry E. Branstad and/or Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds] during a special recognition ceremony held June 8 in Pleasant Hill. Joan Hamilton was honored with an Individual Volunteer Award by the Boone County Historical Society. Joan has served many different groups ranging from […]

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Company C Recognition

Company C Recognition

Posted on 15 June 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Company C, 2nd Battalion, 147th Aviation was recognized this weekend with a Deployment Recognition Ceremony at the Boone High School Gymnasium.  The unit flies and maintains the UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters.  During the recent deployment, Company C earned the U.S. Army Aviation Safety Excellence Award, The Department of the Army Superior Unit Award and the […]

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Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries

Posted on 11 June 2015 by KWBG

OGDEN, Iowa—Boone County authorities have released additional information about a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred on the south side of Ogden at the eastbound US Highway 30 ramp with southbound Highway 169.  The Boone County Communication Center was notified about 11:30 AM that a motorcycle had gone off the eastbound ramp, entered the ditch.  At […]

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