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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.
An app designed to help police interact with people with mental and physical disabilities is about to roll out in Minnesota.
Work will soon begin to provide clean water and sustainability to areas in the East Metro that were involved in the 3M lawsuit.
Jury selection has been halted in Minnesota’s $5 billion case against 3M Co., on the day the trial was expected to start.
Teachers are still trying to reach an agreement on a contract with Minneapolis Public Schools.
The removal of a mermaid statue in the north metro has caused a lot of pushback from the community.
Minneapolis restaurant Birchwood Cafe serves great vegetarian food for more than 20 years.
As of now, the current flu season has seen more than 3,800 hospitalizations. The 2014-2015 season finished with 4,138 reported hospitalizations.
Minnesota football fans without tickets to the Super Bowl were still ready to watch.
It’s hard to believe after all of the years and months of counting down, the Super Bowl is now just one day away.
People from all over the world will be coming to Minneapolis this weekend. That means it’s a good time to show off some of our Minnesota classics.
All the money raised goes to ACES, which uses sports to teach kids math and science.
A young Eagles fan who spent years battling cancer got the surprise of a lifetime thanks to the kindness of a Minnesotan.
With Super Bowl events kicking off, WCCO is also excited to show you our own MinneCentric Experience.
A Minnesota high school student is getting her chance at the performance of a lifetime.
In Minneapolis, police are taking precautions as restaurants and bars will be packed for public viewing parties.
With less than three weeks until the Minnesota Super Bowl, it’s crunch time for Twin Cities hotels.
The rebirth of a southern Minnesota bowling alley has revitalized an entire community.
After the infamous missed kick, the camera flashed to the face a devastated woman who shared the emotions of every Vikings fan across the country.
The last time the Super Bowl was in Minnesota was in 1992, the theme for halftime was “Winter Magic”
With the Super Bowl just weeks away, we are already seeing changes to downtown Minneapolis.
The lifelong Vikings football fan got season tickets through a connection in the early 1970s and went religiously every year after that.
our votes sent us to a studio that keeps yogis sweating and centered — Minnesota Power Yoga in Minneapolis.
It’s game day at the Breck School Anderson Ice Arena. But it’s the work these girls are doing off the ice that’s getting a lot of attention online.
Shantytown Bar and Grill has been a part of Bloomington’s landscape, in some shape or form, since before most of Bloomington was even here.
The temperature was last above freezing in the Twin Cities three weeks ago. People are having a tough time dealing with it, and so are some animals.