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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.
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.
Officials say a mummified monkey was discovered recently during remodeling of the Dayton’s department store on Nicollet Mall.
The call for gun reform went on at town hall meetings across Minnesota Saturday.
The late start to spring isn’t just frustrating for many Minnesotans. It’s also had an impact on businesses that rely on milder weather.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of equality for his own children still resonates with Minnesota students today.
It may be spring, but it looks like winter.
A Twin Cities landlord is warning renters to be on the lookout for fake rental properties online.
State parks are one of the best places to preserve Minnesota’s resources and history, but officials say a lot of work needs to be done to make parks and trails safer.
As many as 10,000 students and gun control supporters plan to march Saturday in Minnesota as part of a nationwide push to curb gun violence in the wake of last months’ deadly Parkland school shooting.
Chief Jeff Beahen knew he needed his cold water rescue suit to be able to stay in the water and keep a man conscious with his head above water.
Law enforcement say a man has been arrested after his elderly grandparents, who were missing for more than 24 hours, have been found dead.
A Twin Cities family’s received a heartwarming surprise weeks after their dog was shot and killed while playing in the backyard.
It was a busy day in downtown Minneapolis for St. Patrick’s Day, and the city says crime is on the decline.
Elvis Francois is an orthopedic surgeon doing his residence at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. For Francois, surgery and song go hand in hand.
There is a new identity theft scam making the rounds that involves hackers are using phone numbers to drain bank accounts.
Governor Mark Dayton is taking action to help protect Minnesota seniors.
Plymouth police are investigating the shooting death of a family dog.
School leaders Friday unveiled plans to rebuild a Twin Cities academy leveled by a deadly blast.
Dramatic video shows a kid’s amusement ride going up in flames inside a Twin Cities mall.
Minnesota lawmakers are considering fines for people who misrepresent their pets as trained service animals.
While the city of St. Paul was busy plowing roads Tuesday following the snowstorm, business owners were doing their part on the sidewalks.
Before jumping into your 2017 tax returns, you should know about a bill Minnesota lawmakers passed last year that affects your state income taxes.
A Twin Cities woman has come forward revealing she was injected by an Allina nurse practitioner who allegedly use the same syringe on multiple patients.
A major weekend road closure begins on Interstate 35W Friday night and will last through the weekend.