Posts With Keyword ‘Jeff Anderson’

Family Plans Take Spotlight During Severe Weather Awareness Week

Posted: Friday, April 6th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Severe Weather Awareness Week wraps up Friday with a focus on family preparedness.

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Statewide Tornado Drill Will Be This Morning

Posted: Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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There will be a statewide tornado drill today as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week.

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Local Authorities Rely on KNIA/KRLS During Severe Weather

Posted: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Severe Weather Awareness Week continues today with a discussion on weather warnings.

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Emergency Management Relies on KNIA/KRLS in Severe Weather Situations

Posted: Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 at 6:22 am

With temperatures expected in the mid-70s for much of this week, the severe weather season won’t be far behind.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – Marion County Emergency Management Coordinator Jeff Anderson

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

With the temperatures warming up, Aaron Gernes talks with Marion County Emergency Management Coordinator Jeff Anderson about preparing for tornadoes, heavy rain, and flash floods.

No Long-Term Concerns About Pond Contamination

Posted: Sunday, October 23rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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There are no long-term concerns about contamination of the pond at Pine Knolls Country Club after an SUV drove into it Wednesday morning during a high speed chase.

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Severe Weather Response Went Well This Summer

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Marion County Emergency Management Coordinator Jeff Anderson says that he’s happy with how the severe weather season has gone in terms of emergency response.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – Severe Weather Emergency Management

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Marion County Emergency Management Coordinator Jeff Anderson about the importance of local broadcasting to emergency management and gives a recap of how he thinks things have gone this summer.

River Gauge Funding Could Be Reduced

Posted: Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 at 6:24 am

The federal government is considering legislation that would reduce funding for the river gauges maintained by the United States Geological Survey.

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Damage Reports Sought From Residents, Businesses

Posted: Saturday, June 11th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Marion County Office of Emergency Management is asking area businesses and residents to report any damage sustained as a result of Thursday night’s storms.

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FEMA Grant a Possibility for Knoxville Auditorium

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The Knoxville School District will be pursuing a FEMA grant to help build an auditorium, according to Superintendent of Schools Dr. Randy Flack and Marion County Emergency Management Coordinator Jeff Anderson.

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Unsolicited Help for Joplin Not Wanted

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Marion County Emergency Management Coordinator Jeff Anderson tells KNIA KRLS  that Emergency Management officials in Joplin, Missouri  have requested that the public stop sending unsolicited donations  of items to the rescue and recovery effort. 

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County Officials to Discuss National Flood Insurance Program with City Officials

Posted: Monday, May 2nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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In the spring of 2009 the Iowa legislature passed a bill that ties a community’s eligibility for state disaster assistance to their participation in the National Flood Insurance Program.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week – Family Preparedness

Posted: Friday, April 8th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The final day of Severe Weather Awareness Week focuses on family preparedness.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week – Thunderstorms

Posted: Thursday, April 7th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Day four of Severe Weather Awareness week focuses on severe thunderstorms.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week – Tornadoes

Posted: Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Wednesday’s Severe Weather Awareness Week topic focuses on a word that intimidates many, tornadoes.

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EAS Test Coming In April

Posted: Sunday, March 20th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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KNIA/KRLS will be taking part in a test of the Emergency Alert system, or EAS.

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Emergency Alert System Test Good Time For Tornado Drills

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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KNIA/KRLS will be taking part in a test of the Emergency Alert system, or EAS.

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Local Officials Attend County Day at the Capital

Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Last week representatives from each county in the state of Iowa flocked to Des Moines for County Day at the Capital.

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Harvey Fire Department Plans for Use of their Grant Funding

Posted: Saturday, February 12th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Last week Senator Chuck Grassley announced that 10 fire departments in Iowa will receive grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and FEMA, with the Harvey Fire Department receiving more than $72,000.

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