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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 Minnesota mother and daughter are accused of defrauding close to $1 million in a home health care scam.
A small Minnesota town is getting a lot of attention for a Satanic monument coming to their veterans park.
This was an organized protest after the governor announced a ban on fishing walleye in the lake that began late Thursday night.
Drivers beware…there’s another major road construction project in the south metro this weekend.
Sergeant Gerald Jacobsen was declared missing in action during World War II.
We’ve heard of cat and dog rescues, but what about rescuing farm animals?
One person is dead following a shooting in Richfield late Monday night. According to the Richfield Police Department, just before 11:30 p.m. officers responded to a call of a shooting near the area of 64th Street and 4th Avenue.
Three people were hurt in two different overnight shootings just blocks from one another in Uptown.
While the thousands of tips over the years haven’t lead to an answer, the break in the 27-year-old case of Jacob Wetterling gave friends renewed hope.
Authorities in southern Minnesota are asking the public for information following an assault Monday that required an octogenarian to be airlifted to a hospital in the Twin Cities.
If you’re traveling in or out of Minneapolis this weekend, prepare for some construction along the way.
Twin Cities Pride organizers are walking back their decision to limit police presence at Sunday’s parade after meeting with law enforcement Thursday.
A Twin Cities superintendent is stepping down amid an investigation into personal purchases he made using district money.
A Twin Cities man convicted of shooting a group of Somali men will spend nearly 40 years in prison.
A day on the lake makes for a peaceful Sunday. But today it’s only the calm after the storm.
The first Pulling Together between team Minneapolis and team St. Paul settled one of the biggest rivalries in Minnesota.
It’s a peaceful day on the Mississippi River but there’s a lot of work to get done to get ready for Pulling Together Saturday.
Wednesday was an emotional one for 200 military families in Minnesota.
For an easy going guy, you wouldn’t know that 18-year-old Joseph Ryan has a challenging past.
Four-year-old Roman is awesome. But for him, something simple like getting a haircut wasn’t always easy.
It’s the second time in a month an innocent bystander has been shot in downtown.
The victim of Friday evening’s fatal shooting on St. Paul’s east side has been identified.
The sculpture never officially opened to the public, and the gathered crowd indicated gratitude for that.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after three people were found dead in an Andover home Wednesday evening.
Marina owner Joe Harms praised the gas attendant for responding quickly, immediately hitting the emergency shut-off button for the pumps.