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Wagon Wheel Bridge Damaged By Fire

Posted on 03 August 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The Wagon Wheel Bridge across the Des Moines River on 200th Street in Boone County sustained some moderate damage following a late night fire Sunday.  The Boone County Communications Center reported dispatching deputies and the Boone Fire Department about 11:00 Sunday evening.  Fire did moderate damage to the bridge deck.  The cause remains under […]

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Boil Order Issued for Woodward

Posted on 31 July 2015 by KWBG

WOODWARD, Iowa—The city of Woodward in Dallas County lost water pressure about 11 p.m. Thursday night during repairs to valves in a water main.  As a result, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources has issued a Boil Order for Woodward water customers. All residents should boil water until tests show that water is free from […]

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BCH Employee Receives Fifth “Hero” Nomination

Posted on 31 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County Hospital (BCH) employee Mel Bloomquist was recently recognized at the hospital as a BCH Foundation Healthcare Hero.  What’s unique about this is she’s been recognized five different times. The Healthcare Heroes Program offers patients, visitors and family members the opportunity to say thank you to a BCH employee for going beyond their […]

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2015 Boone County Fair Photos

2015 Boone County Fair Photos

Posted on 31 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Photos of the 2015 Boone County Fair provided by Boone County Extension and 4H. [Show as slideshow] 1234►

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Car Burglaries on the Rise

Posted on 29 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Police Commander John Sloter says the department has been very busy the past couple of weeks with a number of investigations of reported burglaries of motor vehicles occurring primarily on the North side of town.  The suspect(s) appears to be targeting unlocked vehicles as no damage is being reported. Citizens are being asked to […]

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Emma Whalen, 2015 Boone County Fair Queen

Emma Whalen, 2015 Boone County Fair Queen

Posted on 24 July 2015 by KWBG

Emma was crowned on Thursday evening.  She will go on to represent Boone County at the Iowa State Fair Queen Contest.

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Boone County Looks to Sell Land

Posted on 22 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Plans that called for a new Boone County Recycling Center are in a state of change.  For a variety of reasons, the idea of a new recycling center is no longer being considered.  The focus is now turning toward a transfer station that would allow recyclables to be directed toward hub facilities, a direction […]

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Mosquito Spraying Continues in Boone Tonight

Posted on 21 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Public Works will continue spraying for mosquitoes on their regular schedule, which includes tonight and Thursday night.  Public Works Director John Rouse says as always it’s weather dependent, but the Tuesday, Thursday schedule this week looks pretty good.  Rouse did tell the City Council Monday that they would be ordering more spray because […]

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4-H Share The Fun Entertains

4-H Share The Fun Entertains

Posted on 21 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Ten Share the Fun acts by Boone County 4-H members were judged at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Monday, July 20th.  Share the Fun provides 4-H’ers with the opportunity to share their talents to entertain the audience.  Acts range from skits and dance routines to comedy, and vocal solos.  The contest is judged on […]

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4-Hers Model Today’s Trendy Fashions

Posted on 21 July 2015 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone County 4-H’ers modeled purchased and constructed outfits at the 4-H Fashion Show on Monday evening, July 20th at the Community Building on the Boone County Fairgrounds.  Six Seniors were selected to represent Boone County at the Iowa State Fair: Madeleine Bretey of the Luther Livewires 4-H Club in Clothing Selection, Spencer Toms of […]

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