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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.
It’s perhaps the biggest question mark in the lead-up to Super Bowl LII at Minneapolis’ U.S. Bank Stadium.
If you plan to head out for New Years eve, local law enforcement agencies are offering ways to get home safe.
These days eating out can be a real challenge. We have so many trendy food options. A person can get lost in all the confusion. Maybe the best thing we can do is get back to the basics.
The shoppers WCCO talked with said it was better to spend the day at the mall than out in the cold.
If you had some last-minute shopping to do Saturday, you certainly weren’t alone.
An Anoka woman who was believed to have been kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend at gunpoint has returned home, according to her family.
An auto-safety glass door will be added to 20 Metro Transit buses over the next couple of months as part of a pilot program.
Springfield’s show proves that to best tell the story of Christmas, it takes an entire community.
The family of an Australian woman who was fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer in July demanded a more rigorous probe Thursday after a prosecutor cast doubts on the investigation.
Certified financial planner Brian Vnak, with Wealth Enhancement Group, says people should be careful about just reading the headlines.
Around 40 students graduated from the McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul Saturday.
Every young member has a voice in the Angelica Cantanti Youth Choir.
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.