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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.
More than a hundred Minnesotans stood on the State Capitol steps Saturday demanding gun law reform.
Bob Erickson started volunteering at C.E. Jacobson Elementary School after he retired. Now at 83 years old, Bob is retiring yet again.
Police in Plymouth say a 7-year-old boy was alone in his house when he found a loaded gun in a box and accidentally shot himself and died.
It is the biggest internet debate since the infamous black and blue — or white and gold — dress of 2015.
Calvin Christian School in Blaine pairs up the students with adults at a nearby senior living center for the entire school year.
If you’re planning any road trips this summer, get ready to pay up at the pump.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is urging motorists to be aware of traffic and road closures.
A Minnesota a cappella group are now international champions after taking first place at a Russian festival.
It is official: Lake Minnetonka is open for the summer — and a new law is in effect for boaters.
The Minnesota Lynx are some of the most accomplished athletes in our state. Friday, they added a few new, younger faces to their roster.
The son of a Minnesota woman suspected of fatally shooting her husband then killing a Florida woman and stealing her identity says she is a “good lady” but “had her own demons”.
Amazon showed off its new tech hub in the North Loop on Wednesday, and announced it will be adding hundreds of jobs for the space.
More information has come to light on the lengths to which a Minnesota grandmother went to cover up her tracks during an alleged cross-country crime spree.
Emily Schlecht filed a report of sexual misconduct last week against Republican Representative Rod Hamilton.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stepped over the line separating his country from South Korea and President Moon Jae-In.
Firefighters issued a warning to citizens Thursday after a kitchen fire earlier this week led to the death of a man in Fridley.
Now that spring is here, it is time to start thinking about your garden — but do not get too far ahead.
The retail world has lost another department store. Sears announced it will be closing its Maplewood location this summer.
A man accused of threatening his girlfriend’s son with a machete fled police, then killed a man with his van before crashing into a garage.
Tess Koster says she saw Lois Riess just days before she allegedly killed her second victim.
Fans dressed in purple flocked to the singer’s longtime home for the first day of Celebration 2018.
A Minnesota law enforcement agency is issuing a stern warning after one of its officers got a major scare on the road.
A $5,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to the arrest of a Minnesota woman accused of killing her husband and a woman in Florida.
A beloved Twin Cities Walgreens employee got an incredible surprise Thursday.
This is the sixth consecutive year the Wild have made it to the playoffs. Fans are not getting tired of it.