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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

No injuries in late-night Belt Hwy. accident

A car crashed into a semi-truck making a delivery into the Starbucks near Faraon and Belt Hwy.

Innovation Stockyards asking for more city money

Innovations Stockyards provides a facility to help start-up and aspiring businesses.

Tyson Foods employees have vaccination clinic come to them

The effort has been one of many this week as the St. Joseph and Andrew County health departments have brought vaccination clinics to local businesses.

SJSD new school team meets with potential contractors

Project designers and developers met with area vendors to discuss the scope of the project should voters pass a $107 million bond on April 6.

SJSD Preschool to consolidate to Lake Elementary

A plan will consolidate early learning programs currently at Oak Grove Elementary School and the Keatley Center into the old Lake Contrary Elementary School.

St. Joseph mask mandate to be eliminated

Mayor Bill McMurray signed an order that will eliminate the city's mask mandate Tuesday night at midnight.

Man in custody after Amber Alert situation resolved

A 2-year-old girl from Lake Contrary was abducted from her home Monday afternoon by a man who said he was the girl's father.

New SJSD high school campus mock up, draft of school boundaries released

The plan is all dependent on voters passing a $107 million bond in the April elections.

Governor says Arrowhead being considered as mass vaccination site

With proper staffing Gov. Mike Parson says they could administer up to 6,000 Covid-19 vaccine injections per day.

Broadband expanded to 10G in Chillicothe

Chillicothe is now one of the only communities in Missouri to offer 10G internet service to its residents.

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A cold front is currently moving through our area this morning dropping temperatures into the lower 40s and upper 30s. Today will be a cool day with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s with increasing clouds. Temperatures will fall into the lower 30s tonight. We could see a few areas of light rain and drizzle this evening, but precipitation chances will start to increase overnight into tomorrow morning. With the sub freezing temperatures, precipitation will transition from light rain and drizzle in the evening to snow overnight into Tuesday morning. Snowfall will continue through the morning hours on Tuesday before transitioning to a rain/snow mix while it exits the area. Most areas will see around 1-3 inches. Accumulations will stay mainly on grassy and elevated surfaces, but expect slushy road conditions Tuesday morning. Conditions will slowly start to improve for the rest of the work week with sunshine returning and temperatures slowly warming. Rain chances will return for the end of the work week.
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