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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 U.S. Department of Homeland Security says a Minnesota nuclear plant would be prepared to handle an emergency.
St. Paul Police are getting new insight on how to respond to calls for vulnerable people. They are using an app on their phones that’s full of vital information about the person they’re trying to help.
A young Minnesota woman is sharing her story of how an organ donor saved her life.
A local company is hard at work to make sure the people of Houston can get power back in their homes and businesses.
Authorities say Patrick Hayes caused the head-on crash that killed Payton Bailey, his mother Dylan Bailey and grandmother Dawn Chiodo.
The new travel warning issued this week highlights an uptick in crime in certain Mexican states that include Cancun and Los Cabos.
A string of burglaries in the west metro have police urging residents to be on alert.
Officials are speaking out about ride inspection and safety procedures in place to ensure safety at the State Fair.
The family of a bicyclist killed in Minneapolis this week is speaking out for the first time since her death.
Inver Grove Heights police say it is a rare to have a store robbery in their city — let alone in broad day light.
If you think you have what it takes to be a volunteer for the Minnesota Super Bowl, you’ll have to get in line.
Twenty-five years ago, the biggest mall in America opened its doors right in our backyard.
Justin Juenemann got a big surprise when he found out Wednesday he was getting a full scholarship for his senior year.
A Minnesota sports tradition comes to an end Tuesday.
We’ve heard about the benefits of breast milk for babies, but why it’s beneficial is something local researchers are trying to figure out.
Cheryl and Bill Hunstock were on vacation when they read about an explosion Wednesday morning at Minnehaha Academy.
There is a major police presence Saturday at a senior living center in Mendota Heights.
Abdi Warsame said he’s troubled that the actions of one police officer are being connected to an entire community.
Two young cousins are lucky to be alive after walking away from a bus crash that killed a 48-year-old man.
From the outside, it looks like an average van. To Adam Arling and Brent Sugay, it’s a 60-square-feet escape.
Nic Westlake was both a competitive ballroom dancer and a dance instructor at the Dancers Studio in St. Paul.
Three years ago, you voted the Long Drive-In in Long Prairie the best drive-in movie theater in Minnesota.
The Minnesota Vikings will have one final training camp in Mankato before making their big move closer to the Twin Cities.
A new sound barrier is getting a lot of attention, but it may not catch your eye.
A Minnesota mother and daughter are accused of defrauding close to $1 million in a home health care scam.