Reporter | North Metro

Kim Hyatt is the Star Tribune’s West Metro reporter, covering Bloomington, Edina, Golden Valley, St. Louis Park and surrounding communities. She previously covered Anoka County as the North Metro reporter.

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.


Uptown Theatre operator Landmark loses its lease over $340K in unpaid rent

The company has been ordered to vacate the iconic location. Back rent and fees owed total more than $340,000.


14-year-old killed in shooting at Woodbury graduation party

Boy, 14, was bystander at graduation party


After decades at 50th and France, historic Edina Cinema closes for good

The COVID-19 pandemic proved too much for the beloved movie theater


Former Anoka teacher, LGBTQ advocate accused of sexually abusing students

Warnings about former theater teacher in Anoka went unheeded.


Hundreds follow Daunte Wright's family in a march through Brooklyn Center

Group wants police reform, more serious charges against officer.


1,713 more COVID-19 cases, 6 new deaths reported in Minnesota

At least 1,972,888 Minnesotans have received full vaccinations.


'Crazy odds': Minneapolis mom gives birth to three children, each two years apart and on the same day

This Minneapolis family celebrates the birthdays of all three of their children on the same day.


Bloomington sets sunset on all tobacco licenses

Bloomington decides to phase out all tobacco licenses beginning June 2022.


A 'gentle, kind soul': Woman, 19, identified in Minneapolis homicide

A male suspect is in custody. This is the 23rd homicide in Minneapolis this year.


1,569 more COVID-19 cases, 7 new deaths in Minnesota

As least 1,788,107 Minnesotans have received full vaccinations.