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Sacred Heart Endowment Receives Bequest

Posted on 01 February 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Sacred Heart School in Boone announced this week that the schools Endowment will be receiving a bequest from a former student. Clarence Powers, a 1939 graduate of Sacred Heart School in Boone credits appreciation for the wonderful education he, and his seven siblings, received while attending the school in Boone for his decision to […]

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Ronald Skyler Steenhoek, 43, wanted in robbery investigation

Boone PD Seeking Suspect In Armed Robbery

Posted on 31 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Police have a suspect they are seeking in an apparent armed robbery that occurred in Boone, Monday afternoon.  This morning, the department released this information: On January 30th, 2017 at approximately 3:35 pm, Boone Police Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Carroll St for a report of a car accident and […]

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Brady Evans, MidAmerican Project Director for Renewable Energy visits with one of the Boone County residents at Monday's public hearing

County Zoning Recommends Approving Wind Project

Posted on 31 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Zoning Commission has voted to recommend approval of a Conditional Use Permit for MidAmerican Energy’s planned Beaver Creek wind generation project.  A large portion of the project will be located in Boone County with the other portion located in Greene County.  Representatives of MidAmerican were on hand to answer questions from […]

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Debt Obligation Increases Statewide, Increase Slows

Posted on 29 January 2017 by KWBG

DES MOINES, Iowa—State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald reports that outstanding debt obligations for state and local governments in Iowa totaled $15.4 billion as of June 30, 2016.  Overall, this represents and increase of 0.92% over the last year.  In a release from the State Treasurer, he explained “This year, school districts, which typically have larger […]

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Thin Ice Leads to Closure of Skating Rink

Posted on 27 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Parks Department has announced the closure of the John Hansen Memorial Skating Rink at Gutterridge Park due thin ice.  Temperatures have not been cold enough to establish good ice and with warmer weather expected next week, the rink will be closed til further notice.  Should conditions improve enough for the development of […]

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Comments Sought on Boone County Access Site on Des Moines River

Posted on 27 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, is seeking public comment on a draft environmental assessment.  The project purpose is to construct a boat ramp facility on the Des Moines River in the Ledges State Park.  Those that attended a recent public meeting at the Boone […]

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Lion’s Pancake Days Friday and Saturday

Posted on 26 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone Lion’s Club annual Pancake Days will be held Friday and Saturday in the Community Building at the Boone County Fairgrounds.  Pancake Days have been an important fund raiser for the Boone Lion’s Club with the proceeds used to fund the many sight and hearing services supported by the Lion’s, but also numerous […]

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Jason William Kruse, 23, of Rockwell City

Rockwell City Man Sentenced For Probation Violation

Posted on 25 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—On January 17, 2017, a District Associates Court Judge sentenced Jason William Kruse, 23, of Rockwell City, Iowa to five (5) years in prison with the Iowa Department of Corrections for a probation violation on two counts of Forgery. According to a complaint and affidavit filed in this case, on May 26, 2016, the […]

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Gustavo Alvarez-Mendoza , 26, Ames, Iowa

Ames Man Sentenced in OWI Case

Posted on 25 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County District Associates Court has sentenced 26 year-old Gustavo Alvarez-Mendoza from Ames, Iowa to five years in state prison for the crime of Operating While Intoxicated, 3rd or Subsequent Offense in violation of Iowa Code. According to the complaint filed with the court, on October 15, 2016, deputies with the Boone County […]

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Weather Related Announcements for January 25th

Posted on 25 January 2017 by KWBG

There will be no religious education classes at St. John’s Catholic Church in Ogden this evening, Wednesday, January 25th.

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