‘I’ve been out of oxygen for three days’: Residents at Oak Village Senior Residences pleading for help in aftermath of storms

Published by KCRG.COM

Summary generated on August 14, 2020

    The Governor, who exclusively talked to TV9 Anchor Beth Malicki, said the damage is more widespread than the 2008 flood, the national guard will be in Linn County on Friday and utility companies have never seen more destruction in their history.

    The National Guard is being deployed to help with relief efforts following Monday's derecho.

    In a post published to Facebook, the organization said the generator had been stolen while staff went to purchase batteries for its new leaf blower.

    Thursday evening, KCRG-TV9′s Beth Malicki conducted an exclusive, live interview with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds on storm recovery efforts in Eastern Iowa.

    About four days after the storm, there are still thousands of people without power and Alliant Energy said at a press conference on Thursday it could take 5 to 7 days to get power back for customers.