MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — KMSP-TV of Eden Prairie and KEYC-TV of Mankato have won Minnesota Associated Press Awards for their coverage of last year’s tornado outbreak.

KARE-TV of Golden Valley won first-place awards in feature, sports reporting, writing and newscast as well as best-in-show. KSTP-TV of St. Paul won first place for an investigation into the death of a Minnesota sailor in Iraq and for a report on the closing of a state law loophole that allowed some homeless sex offenders to evade required weekly check-ins.

Minnesota Public Radio won best-in-show for “Fighting Obesity.”

Other radio winners include WCCO of Minneapolis; KFGO of Fargo, N.D.; KVSC, KNSI and WJON of St. Cloud; and WTIP of Grand Marais.

KSAX-TV of Alexandria was cited for overall cooperation.

The awards will be presented Friday night in Bloomington.

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Comments (2)
  1. John says:

    Wcco? Thats grandma and Grandpa’s station.

    The net offers a BILLION , better stations then CCO.

    “The Current” is the only decent thing on Minnesotas radio’s.

    1. Even some young people like CCO Radio says:

      That’s your opinion and you are entitled to it. I think WCCO radio during the day is awesome! John Williams and Chad Hartman are hilarious and have (usually) good guests. And I’m not even a grandparent! (Sid could retire though…)

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