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.


Anoka County suing tech company over troubled property tax database

Tyler Technologies was also blamed for a failed online records project for the Minnesota Judicial Branch.


Twin Cities Pride shares its moment with Black Lives Matter

Pride intersected with Black Lives Matter on Sunday as hundreds marched to Minneapolis’ Loring Park on a weekend typically reserved for the annual gay pride…


Eight more COVID deaths in Minnesota; hospital cases decline further

Sunday's data release brought the number of confirmed cases in the state to 35,549.


Ramsey Board 'appalled' minority officers weren't allowed to guard Chauvin

Ramsey County commissioners rebuked jail leadership Tuesday for barring correctional officers of color from guarding Derek Chauvin and said they welcomed an external investigation of…


Arradondo: Gunfire on Uptown sidewalk 'tragic and senseless'

Gunmen unleashed a torrent of gunfire in a crowded Uptown block early Sunday in Minneapolis, killing one person and wounding 11 others in one of the city's most violent shootings in recent memory.


Minnesota deaths up 8, to 1,380, in COVID-19 pandemic

The number of confirmed cases stands at 32,920.


Twin Cities Juneteenth celebrations mark 'a really great day of awareness'

A long slate of events are planned for Friday in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the metro suburbs, many featuring entertainment as well as donation drives.


From suburbs to nearby states, people come to bear witness at Floyd memorial

Back when the world’s attention was on Standing Rock Reservation during the Dakota Access pipeline protests a few years ago, LeeAnn Eastman said African-Americans came…


At Fargo's Island Park, a peaceful gathering for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor

Organizers present a list of demands for systemic change.


Minn. National Guard heading to Moorhead area after 'credible threats' in N.D.

A march through Fargo turned ugly late Saturday, prompting the North Dakota National Guard to be deployed and the city to call a state of emergency and impose a curfew.