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|Kate joined the WCCO team as a reporter in 2013, but it wasn’t her first time in the newsroom. She interned at the station during her senior year at the University of Minnesota, and is proud to be back telling stories in her home state.
Kate has been awarded Upper-Midwest Emmy Awards for her reporting and breaking news coverage. She currently contributes to the “Best Of Minnesota” series, highlighting the people and places that make Minnesota great. She is also a fill-in co-host for KDWB-FM radio, and keeps busy with event hosting, charity work, and public speaking.
Kate was a musician before pursuing journalism, and has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City, the Pantages Theatre, and numerous sporting events. You may still catch her singing The Star Spangled Banner at a gig around town.
Kate lives in Minneapolis with her husband, John. They love biking, running, and all Minnesota sports!
She’s always looking for story ideas. You can contact her here.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation debuted new technology Tuesday that’s rarely been seen in Minnesota.
Having a baby can bring a lot of anxiety to any new parent — money worries, sleeplessness nights, the crying. But what if you could communicate with babies before they can talk?
Ice dusted in snow makes for a beautiful backdrop in Excelsior bay of Lake Minnetonka, but it does not mean it’s safe to walk on.
When WCCO visited Mill Pond Mercantile, it was the retail center of activity in New London!
A Minnesota survivor of a deadly bus crash won a huge prize during Saturday night’s Big Ten Championship football game.
A program at the Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport is helping children and adults with special needs feel more comfortable in the air.
WCCO’s Kate Raddatz found people getting into the holiday spirit even without cold or snow.
Two women were hurt after a car crashed into a downtown Excelsior business Saturday morning.
Hard to believe, but the holiday season is upon us! Friday night, Holidazzle kicks off at Loring Park in Minneapolis.
For the first time in decades, a Minnesota band shined in the national spotlight in the most famous parade of the year.
At Antiques on Main Street, you never know what you might come across to spruce up your home or trigger a fond memory.
You may not see as many door-buster deals this Black Friday, and you could still get those deals without the rush.
A teenager is among four people shot overnight in Minneapolis.
Demonstrators took a stand against sexual harassment Friday at the Minnesota State Capitol.
The number of horses and ponies in our state is up nearly 75 percent since the 1990s. But where is the best place to ride or stable a horse?
The owners of an all-natural frozen pop company based in south Minneapolis have been named to Forbes Magazine’s 30 under 20 list for 2018.
A Minnesota mother is coming out with a new book that details life after a tragedy that captured headlines over a decade ago.
A young gymnast returned to the mat Saturday after spending months fighting for her life.
It was a movie-like finish to a high school football state quarterfinal game against Maple Grove and Park Center.
First Avenue has been keeping the beat in Minneapolis for nearly 40 years.
A St. Paul college is warning students about a string of hate speech incidents on campus.
The Tot Boss, Dan Docken, started his obsession with tater tots as a kid.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is using a pilot program to crack down on people illegally using the carpool lane.
A St. Paul mayoral candidate made his first public comments Saturday after being at the center of controversial statements put out by the city’s police federation.
The Minnesota State Patrol says the weather has contributed more than 300 crashes and spinouts across the state, including two fatalities.