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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

St. Joseph's Chiefs fans celebrate at Red Rally

Hundreds came out to support the team and training camp in St. Joseph even as area Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations are on the rise.

Boil advisory in effect for south St. Joseph, southern Buchanan Co.

Areas south of I-229 to Dearborn are affected

Bridge replacement contracts awarded

The first four bridges of the Bonds to Bridges program will be replaced at a cost of $6.7 million.

Up to a dozen gunshots fired at 15th and Olive

No targets or motive for the shooting are currently known.

Patrols increased at Savannah pool after threat

The threat happened Saturday after four teens were kicked out of the pool for bad behavior.

One injured in fire at Brittany Village apartments

A fire inspector said the blaze started in a 3rd floor apartment due to an overloaded extension cord.

New online program shows details on county spending

It's a new program coordinated through the Missouri State Treasurer's office.

Luetkemeyer to propose Max's Law

The law would increase the crime of killing a police K-9 in the line of duty, in honor of the fallen St. Joseph police K-9 Max.

Charges filed against man involved in police standoff

Platte County charges against 32 yr. old Antoine Anderson are for allegedly stealing a moving truck and leading police on a chase that ended in St. Joseph and an eight hour standoff.

Council votes against cell tower building permit

Area residents had been vocal in their opposition to the tower

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