Reporter | General assignment

Katie Galioto is a general assignment reporter at the Star Tribune. In 2019, after a few years away, she returned to the Minneapolis area, where she was born and raised.

Galioto was an intern at the Star Tribune in 2018 after she graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in political science. She reported as an intern for the Chicago Tribune and POLITICO before returning to her hometown paper full-time. She enjoys traveling, good music, good restaurants and her good dog, Tucker.


Minneapolis man arrested after shooting during Fond du Lac funeral

Mourners helped restrain the suspect until police could arrive


Suspected fire on radar in northern Minnesota turns out to be 600,000 ducks

Meteorologists in the National Weather Service's Duluth office noticed some unusual activity on the screen and became worried there was a fire in Aitkin County.


Missing woman's death in northeast Minnesota ruled a homicide

The Aitkin County Sheriff's Office found 35-year-old Michelle Mary Mae's body Tuesday.


Family rescued by USS Duluth finally visits city that represented freedom

Chinh Pham and family met with Vietnam War veterans who served on the USS Duluth and saw the city whose namesake introduced him to the U.S.


Rural northeast Minnesota man's death ruled homicide

St. Louis County deputies were continuing to investigate with the help of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.


Minnesota BCA to receive $1.1 million from feds for drug enforcement

The grant will go toward battling the spread of heroin and opioids.


Court ruling paves the way for demolition of historic Duluth brownstone

Judge says the former Kozy Bar is a "magnet for crime," and beyond fixing.


Duluth rolls out snow removal assistance program

The city will pair senior citizens or people with disabilities with people willing to help them.


Duluth appeals to state high court to be able to fire officer accused of police brutality

The city wants the Minnesota Supreme Court to weigh in.


Facing lawsuit threat, Duluth Transit Authority reinstalls political bus ads

Ads from a pro-business PAC will return to buses for one month.