Reporter | Hennepin County courts

Kim Hyatt reports on North Central Minnesota. She loves basketball and sometimes writes about it.

Hyatt grew up in North Central Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. She worked as an investigative reporter at The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead and the Owatonna People's Press where she was named New Journalist of the Year by the Minnesota Newspaper Association. Outside of work, she enjoys biking and basketball.


As murderer sentenced, Brainerd horse trainer remembered for her ethereal spirit

The 2021 case of deadly mistaken identity reached its legal conclusion in Crow Wing County.


Minnesota's most lake-rich county cracks down on large, loud vacation rental homes

Another county tries to balance NIMBYs with VRBOs as neighbors are hoping a new ordinance will bring some reprieve after years of parties, but some vacation homeowners say the regulations are an overreach.


Minnesota has issued 46 Amber Alerts since 2002. All but one child was saved.

Despite its near-perfect success rate, the system constantly seeks ways improve especially within the 11 tribal reservations.


HUD officials visit Bemidji to announce $123 million in funding to address homeless youth nationwide

A $2 million grant is designated to the Northwest Minnesota Foundation in Bemidji to support Indigenous youth experiencing housing instability and homelessness.


Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe opens Sweetest Grass cannabis dispensary

It's the third dispensary to open after Minnesota legalized recreational marijuana last year.


Fans remain resolute as a beautiful Wolves season comes to an end

The Timberwolves loss in Game 5 was hard to take for some fans, but most believe it's just the start of more good things to come.


This 85-year-old grandma and longtime Wolves fan keeps hoping for just one more game

The passionate octogenarian cheers on the team from her home in Mankato.


One of America's most celebrated authors distills the joy, pain and miracle of being a Wolves fan

Hanif Abdurraqib describes the romance and ritual of returning to the team he loves despite distance and decades of heartache.


Veterans memorialize fallen comrades at Minnesota's cemeteries

On Memorial Day, people gathered across the state to honor and remember those who served in the armed forces.


Timberwolves 'superfan' Jordan Dye brings his hype and signature style courtside

The owner of a local streetwear clothing line creates following, community at Target Center.