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36 Qualify for State, 5 in Two Events

Posted on 27 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone High School speech team turned in an impressive performance at District Large Group Contest Saturday at Centennial High School in Ankeny. Thirty-six performers in eight different categories earned I’s (on a scale of 1 to 4) at the district contest and qualified for State. A total of 63 students in 95 performing […]

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Trail Initiative Meetings Begin

Trail Initiative Meetings Begin

Posted on 26 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The idea is to collect public input and comments and use that input to assist in developing a plan for future recreational trail development in Boone County.  The Trails Initiative committee has been working on the idea for nearly three years.  Members have said they are at the point where a plan needs to […]

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KWBG Tradio for January 23rd

Posted on 23 January 2015 by KWBG

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Iowa Learning Farms January Webinar Features Ag Secretary Northey

Posted on 23 January 2015 by KWBG

AMES, Iowa — Iowa Learning Farms begins its fifth year of monthly webinars with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey. The webinar will be live on a special date and time: Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 4 p.m. ILF program manager Jacqueline Comito and Northey will discuss agriculture in Iowa and what its future may hold. […]

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Mild Weather Leads to Closures

Posted on 22 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Parks and Public Works has announced that mild weather conditions are creating problems in the city’s alleys and unpaved roads in McHose Park.  Effective immediately, McHose Park gates have been closed and will remain closed until further notice.  Also, beginning Monday, January 26th, garbage trucks and similar sized vehicles will not be allowed […]

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John Slight and Hans Boehm – dividend check 1-21-15

Safe Practices Earn Refund For Boone

Posted on 21 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Today Hans Boehm (local EMC Insurance Rep) presented the city of Boone with a dividend check in the amount of $21,277 as a result of considerable improvement of insurance claims.  Boone is a member of the Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities (IAMU) safety group.  For this past year the Workers Compensation experience showed considerable […]

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“Freedom Essay” Winners from Boone Community Schools

“Freedom Essay” Winners from Boone Community Schools

Posted on 21 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone VFW Auxiliary recently visited Mr. Lester’s 3rd grade class to recognize CJ (First Place) and Tiffani (Second Place) in the “Freedom Essay” program.

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Habitat for Humanity Expands, Gets Name Change

Posted on 19 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—History has begun to write a new chapter with the local Christian housing ministry now formerly known as Habitat for Humanity of Boone and Greene Counties.  Local officials have announced three major new developments effective immediately. The affiliate has completed all requirements with Habitat for Humanity International to begin offering home construction and repair […]

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Snowshoe Hike Postponed

Posted on 16 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Due to the unseasonably mild weather this weekend, Boone County Naturalist Emily Klein has had to postpone a planned snowshoe hike at the Iowa Arboretum.  The Saturday event is now set for Saturday, February 21st. Weather has not been beneficial to outdoor activities.  A planned snowshoe hike at Don Williams Recreation Area was called […]

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Boone Fire Department Holds Annual Banquet

Boone Fire Department Holds Annual Banquet

Posted on 15 January 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Fire Department held its annual banquet last week, recognizing the efforts and achievements of its more than 30 members that include full-time, part-time, paid-on-call and cross-trained firefighting staff. Finishing a year that saw more than 1,300 calls for service, the department celebrated with a dinner – primarily provided potluck style by the […]

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