Reporter | North Metro

Kim Hyatt is the Star Tribune’s North Metro reporter, covering Anoka County and the northern Hennepin County suburbs.

Hyatt grew up in north central Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. She previously worked as an investigative reporter at The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, and covered arts, education and industry at the Owatonna People's Press where she was named New Journalist of the Year by the Minnesota Newspaper Association.


Possible ambush of cop in Albert Lea generates two more investigations

An apartment complex in Albert Lea became the scene of three investigations on Sunday: that of an active shooter, an officer who fired a gun…


St. Paul police shoot naked man carrying a knife after assault call in North End

Naked man was also bitten by K-9 after allegedly charging officers.


Anoka County scrambling to allocate remaining CARES Act funding to struggling businesses before deadline

With fast-approaching deadline, officials decided to allocate leftover funds to those hurt by shutdown.


57 new COVID-19 deaths, 8,953 more cases in Minnesota

Residents of care settings accounted for 29 of the newly announced deaths.


Anoka County license center closes due to COVID-19 staffing shortage

With several staffers at Anoka County License Centers exposed to COVID-19 and more taking leaves to help their kids with distance learning, one of five…


Joan Drury, a Minnesota literary and philanthropy leader, dies at 75

Joan Drury once described the convergence of feminism and words as "nirvana.""That's the perfect place for me to be, because it's my two largest passions…


Gazelka tests positive; DFL asks him to quit leadership post

Days before the outbreak in the GOP caucus, Republicans held a large, in-person dinner party at an area event center with more than 100 attendees, Fox 9 reported Sunday.


7,559 new COVID-19 cases, 31 more deaths reported in Minnesota

Newly confirmed deaths included 18 in congregate care settings.


Rochester GOP state Sen. David Senjem tests positive for COVID-19

Minnesota state Sen. David Senjem, R-Rochester, tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend and is in quarantine at his home in Rochester, a GOP caucus spokeswoman said late Thursday.


Lino Lakes joins Hugo in banning targeted residential protests

Ordinances in Lino Lakes, Hugo stem from actions outside private homes.