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.


In Coon Rapids, seniors are honking up a storm for in-car bingo

A parking lot near the soccer complex has been transformed this month into a socially distanced outdoor bingo parlor.


How Minneapolis policing changed during a historic summer of turmoil

Minneapolis police activity fell dramatically compared to last year as the department faced multiple challenges.


Lawrence Allen, travel and football enthusiast, dies of COVID-19 complications at 70

Lawrence W. Allen helped countless people catch flights over the years working as a skycap for Northwest and Delta Air Lines, but he was also…


Fridley Fire Chief Mike Spencer dies unexpectedly at 53

No cause of death was given.


Anoka County Historical Society produces show on local murder mystery

Anoka County Historical Society will host virtual show based on mystery from 1900 on Sept. 19.


714 new cases, 6 deaths from COVID-19 reported in Minnesota

Five more patients have been hospitalized since Saturday.


Map of Minneapolis businesses damaged, looted after night of unrest

Fire officials are investigating the apparent torching of four retail outlets overnight that expanded the destruction well beyond the city's core.


Anoka County considers $1 million contract for COVID-19 testing in long-term care facilities

As National Guard testing winds down at senior care facilities, providers step in.


'Suspicious device' defused near Prescott, Wis., post office

The area in Prescott was evacuated and blocked off for several hours. An investigation continues.


6 more deaths, 728 more cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota

The pandemic has now caused 69,584 confirmed cases in Minnesota.