Alan Van Zandt

Alan anchors Your Hometown News at 6 pm and 10 pm in addition to reporting.

Title: Anchor & Reporter

Alan anchors Your Hometown News at 6 pm and 10 pm in addition to reporting.

He's been a part of the KQ2 family since 2004. Over the years, Alan has filled several roles including managing the assignment desk, reporting, anchoring Hometown this Morning and even doing weather on the weekends.

As an established member of the St. Joseph community, Alan is involved in several local volunteer activities including membership in Eastside Rotary.

Alan grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska and graduated from The University of Nebraska with a degree in broadcast journalism. In his spare time, Alan likes to bowl, golf and work in his yard when time allows.

Recent Posts by Alan Van Zandt

SJSD plan includes Benton, Lafayette as middle schools, 1 new high school

One new high school would replace Benton and Lafayette, which would be reconfigured to middle schools

Nodaway Co. sheriff responds to Montgomery execution

Nodaway Co Sheriff Randy Strong said the execution of convicted murderer Lisa Montgomery "needed to be done."

City set to use CARES funding to help people pay rent

During a city council work session, leaders shared plans on getting money to low to moderate income residents who have had problems paying their rent.

Pickett principal recognized regionally

John Davidson was named distinguished principal for the northwest region by the Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals

Salvation Army red kettle campaign lagging

Staff say they are only at 70 percent of their goal just days before Christmas

Virtual Academy, hybrid learning, student safety topics at SJSD virtual town hall

This was the first of several town halls the district is holding to allow parents to get answers to their questions in real time.

People in Skidmore gather to remember Bobbie Jo Stinnett

A prayer vigil happened the same night that Stinnett's murderer, Lisa Montgomery, was scheduled to be executed.

City council tables proposal to ban smoking on gaming floor of St. Jo Frontier Casino

Council members cited going to virtual meetings as a reason for the move saying it was a hotly debated issue that more people might want to weigh in on.

St. Joseph man injured after homemade device explodes

Police say the man suffered serious injuries to his hands.

St. Joseph's mask mandate extended 90 days.

The city council cited high numbers of new case counts and hospitalizations for the move.

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Warm air is in place over northeast Missouri and northeast Kansas on Thursday. Temperatures made it into the lower 50's on Thursday with light winds across the mid west. A pool of cold air is up to the north of the area and will head our way. The cold front will work its way through the region Thursday night with cooler weather behind it for the end of the week.
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