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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.
Two very special guests will not be attending the Minnesota nuptials. It’s Mostafa’s parents, who are from Iran.
Police is Rosemount say an arrest has been made after an 800-pound boulder dislodged from a commercial vehicle and struck another vehicle, killing a mother and daughter.
The app alerts law enforcement if a person has autism or cognitive disabilities.
A statement from the shelter on its Facebook page Saturday said the vehicle was undergoing a thorough inspection.
Paul Johnson, Cottonwood’s emergency management manager, said many have never seen the water this high.
Outside of school, Brittany Boegel lived for traveling, and had been on adventures all over the world. Her family said she died doing what she loved.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new study that says the majority of water-borne illnesses are in public pools, hot tubs and wading pools — not lakes.
Joseph Johnson died aboard the USS Oklahoma in the attack on Pearl Harbor. His remains were never identified — until now.
For families, the Fourth of July is a time to celebrate. But for pets, it can often be a dangerous holiday.
A Twin Cities bride and groom put a wedding together in a matter of weeks, for a very bittersweet reason.
An Iowa baby is home recovering after a terrifying injury at her father’s softball game back in May.
Friday will mark Minnesota’s ninth above-90-degree day this year. We average only 11 for an entire year.
Hennepin Healthcare plans to suspend a clinical trial of the sedative ketamine in emergency situations following criticism that Hennepin County Medical Center enrolled patients in the study without their knowledge.
This year’s Twin Cities Pride Weekend marks five years since same-sex marriage went into effect in August of 2013.
It has been 5 years since Minnesota legalized same-sex marriage, and this weekend celebrates that wave of change and achievement.
The team is the first in the NFL to hold a summit and fundraiser focused exclusively on LGBTQ inclusion in sports.
The ACLU says requirements disproportionately affect black residents, who are arrested at a higher rate than whites, and Somali-Americans.
Leaders in Hennepin County are trying to keep teenagers out of jail.
St. Paul police are warning residents about a recent rash of burglaries — and the prime suspects are children.
While restaurants are struggling to compete, a new study says taprooms in the Twin Cities are doing better than ever.
Two friends are being called heroes for saving a boy from the bottom of an apartment swimming pool.
A high school coach says she was given an ultimatum: Say your wedding vows or say good-bye to your job.
Six people got salmonella poising after eating a breaded chicken product, similar to a larger chicken nugget.
We have seen this story before in the movies: Two friends agree if they are still single someday, they will tie the knot.
This comes after the Twin Cities made it to 100 degrees Monday, for the first time in nearly six years.