Day: February 17, 2021

Sprinkler Line Break Causes Closure of Tanger Blvd., Other Nearby Streets

Press Release from City of Branson Due to a sprinkler line break on Tuesday around 8:00 p.m. at the Great American Steak & Chicken House, the City of Branson’s Public Works Department is closing Tanger Blvd at  W. 76 Country Blvd, Oak Creek Drive at Forsyth St., and Wildwood Dr at Oak Creek Dr. These …

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Extreme Weather Presents Challenges for Emergency Personnel

by: Scott McCaulley The extreme Weather Conditions have presented major challenges for Firefighters and other Emergency Responders in the region. Western Taney County Fire Chief Chris Berndt talked about situations his department has encountered on Tuesday’s “Ozarks Now” Program on KRZK. Among them are several issues with people trying to jump start vehicles, including one …

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Southwest Power Pool Explains Reasons for Rolling Blackouts

by: Madison Hever and Chris Six, Ozarks First Southwest Power Pool, the company that serves 14 states as a regional transmission organization, explained today why they have issued so many utility companies to issue rolling blackouts. During a press conference Tuesday evening, SPP Supervisor of Corporate Communications Derek Wingfield said their crews began planning for …

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