Posts With Keyword ‘VA’

Senator Grassley on VA

Posted: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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One of Iowa’s U.S. Senators visited Knoxville last week and expressed his concern about the future of the Knoxville VA campus and the underutilization of other federally owned properties.

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Zoutte Holds First Coffee with the Mayor

Posted: Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Knoxville Mayor Don Zoutte held his first Coffee with the Mayor discussion this week.

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Grassley Questions the VA Mowing Contract

Posted: Sunday, September 12th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Upon receiving both written and verbal complaints from concerned Iowans, Senator Charles Grassley sent a letter to Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, in regards to the grounds maintenance contracted awarded for mowing services for the VA campus in Knoxville.

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Grassley Questions the Mowing Contract for the Knoxville VA Campus

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Upon receiving both written and verbal complaints from concerned Iowans, Senator Charles Grassley sent a letter to Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, in regards to the grounds maintenance contracted awarded for mowing services for the VA campus in Knoxville.

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Senator Grassley Requests an Explanation for the Knoxville VA Mowing Contract

Posted: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 9:30 am

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Upon receiving both written and verbal complaints from concerned Iowans, Senator Charles Grassley sent a letter to Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, in regards to the grounds maintenance contracted awarded for mowing services for the VA campus in Knoxville.

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Several Business Concerned about VA Mowing Contract

Posted: Sunday, September 5th, 2010 at 6:26 am

As previously reported on KNIA/KRLS news formal appeals have been submitted to the VA Central Iowa Health Care System in Des Moines in regards to the ground maintenance contract recently awarded for mowing services for the Knoxville campus.

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VA Answers Our Questions About the Mowing Contact

Posted: Saturday, September 4th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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As previously reported on KNIA/KRLS news formal appeals have been submitted to the VA Central Iowa Health Care System in Des Moines in regards to the ground maintenance contract recently awarded for mowing services for the Knoxville campus. KNIA/KRLS news has been attempting to contact VA officials for comment and finally received a response.

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UPDATE: Local Mowing Company Files Complaint About VA Mowing Contract Award – Others May Follow

Posted: Wednesday, September 1st, 2010 at 11:30 am

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The Veterans Affairs Central Iowa Health Care System in Des Moines has announced the award of a contract for grounds maintenance for the VA campus in Knoxville.

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VA Awards Mowing Contract–May be Challenged

Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 8:16 pm

The Veterans Affairs Central Iowa Health Care System in Des Moines has announced the award of a contract for grounds maintenance for the VA campus in Knoxville.

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Those Looking to Lease or Develop Building on the VA Campus

Posted: Tuesday, August 24th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Those who are interested in potentially leasing property within the Knoxville VA campus are urged to contact the Knoxville Veteran’s Growth Alliance.

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Final Piece of VA Statue Has Been Removed

Posted: Sunday, August 1st, 2010 at 6:26 am

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A landmark which once stood tall at the Knoxville VA campus is now gone.

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Knoxville Fire and Police to VA Saturday

Posted: Sunday, May 9th, 2010 at 3:55 pm

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The Knoxville Fire, Rescue, and Police Departments responded to a report of a possible fire at VA Building 67 Saturday morning around 11:00.

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City Handling Fire/Safety at VA Campus

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2009 at 6:28 am

The Knoxville VA Fire Department has officially left the campus as of last weekend which means more work for the Knoxville City Fire Department.

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Zoutte Takes Oath of Office

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 at 6:28 am

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Knoxville Mayor-elect Don Zoutte took his oath of office last night during the bi-monthly city council meeting last night at City Hall.

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Inpatient Transfer From Knoxville VA Campus Went Well

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 6:28 am

David Huffman, Staff Assistant to the Director at the Des Moines VA, says the transfer of inpatients from the Knoxville VA Hospital to the Des Moines VA Hospital went very well.

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All Inpatients Now Transferred to Des Moines VA

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2009 at 6:28 am

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All inpatients have now been transferred out of the Knoxville VA Campus to the VA in Des Moines according to Staff Assistant to the Director at the VA David Huffman.

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Knoxville VA Task Force Follow-Up Meeting

Posted: Thursday, December 17th, 2009 at 6:28 am

The Knoxville VA Task Force met Tuesday in a follow-up to their meeting on December 6th. The meeting included representatives from workforce development, educational institutions, and local business leaders to get an update on the future of the campus.

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Knoxville VA Transferring Patients

Posted: Tuesday, December 15th, 2009 at 6:32 am

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The remaining 135 patients getting care at the Knoxville VA Campus are being transferred to a community living center in Des Moines this week.

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Dec. 14 Tentative Transfer Date for Knoxville VA

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2009 at 6:24 am

The remaining 135 patients getting care at the Knoxville VA Campus are set to be transferred to a community living center in Des Moines the week of December 14.

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Feds Seeking to Redevelop VA Campus

Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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For the first time, the federal government took formal action earlier this week in seeking to redevelop the VA Campus in Knoxville.

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