From Missouri Digital News: https://mdn.org
MDN Menu

MDN Home

Journalist's Creed

Print

MDN Help

MDN.ORG: Missouri Digital News
MDN Menu

MDN Home

Journalist's Creed

Print

MDN Help

MDN.ORG Mo. Digital News Missouri Digital News MDN.ORG: Mo. Digital News MDN.ORG: Missouri Digital News
Help  


Two city buildings in Knob Noster are closed due to possible hazardous material

October 16, 2001
By: Sara Lasure
State Capital Bureau

This is Sara Lasure for Missouri Capital Caucus.

The Police Department and City Hall are closed in the city of Knob Noster while the state Health Department investigates a possible hazardous materials case.

A resident of Knob Noster brought a suspicious envelope to City Hall after discovering a problem Sunday night.

Doug Kermick Knob Noster city administrator.

Actuality:NOSTER.WAV
RunTime: 12 sec
OutCue:
Contents: City Adminstrator Doug Kermick says there was a suspicious envelope sent to a city resident and now precautions are being taken.

Kermick says the Police Department and City Hall are expected to open Thurday.

Knob Noster is located 10 miles away from Whiteman Airforce Base which is the home of B-2 bombers used in air raids on Afghanistan.

For Missouri Capital Caucus this is Sara Lasure

This is Sara Lasure for Missouri Capital Caucus.

A possible hazardous material threat has forced the Police Department and City Hall of Knob Noster to close Sunday and will remain closed until Thursday.

The State Health Department is investigating the situation.

Doug Kermick Knob Noster City Administrator said a resident was suspicious of the package.

Actuality:NOSTERWAV
RunTime: 12
OutCue:
Contents: City Administrator Doug Kermick says precautions are being taken.

The people in contact with the envelope have all gone to the hospital and have been tested, but results are not back. Kermick says that people are probably more cautious of the mail they are receiving.

For Missouri Capital Caucus this is Sara Lasure

The Police Department and City Hall are closed after a possible hazardous material scare in Knob Noster.

The State Department of Health is investigating a starnge substance found on an envelope by a city resident.

City Administrator Doug Kermick

Actuality:NOSTER.WAV
RunTime: 12
OutCue:
Contents: City Administrator Doug Kermick says a resident received an envelope and now safety precautions are being taken.

Kermick expects the Police Department and City Hall to reopen Thursday after results of tests are confirmed. All people who came in contact with the envelope went to the hospital and necessary tests were given.