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.


St. Louis Park reconsiders 45-year-old ban on residential protests

As other cities crack down on residential protests, St. Louis Park officials may update or remove their ban altogether.


Women who accused Anoka County commissioner of harassment get cease-and-desist letters

Attorney for Matt Look claimed the women made slanderous statements.


Ruth Elaine Hartman, Cub Scout mom and longtime volunteer, dies at 96

Dancing inside the towering Nicollet Hotel in downtown Minneapolis celebrating the end of World War II, Ruth Elaine Hartman was on a date in the…


Moment of silence will honor Buffalo shooting victims

One worker was killed and four were injured.


779 more COVID-19 cases, 7 more deaths in Minnesota

The number of Minnesotans who have now received both doses of the vaccine is 227,551.


Minnesota Legislature considers bill to close mandatory reporting loophole

Testimony supports bill that would expand the definition to include adults beyond education and child care.


Anoka County commissioner denounces harassment allegations as colleague pushes for ethics code

Move is floated after one member stands accused of harassing constituents.


Coon Rapids nonprofit wants a vote on changing city's name

It contains a racial slur, and doesn't reflect area's diversity, advocates say.


Woman credited in boy's rescue says, 'I'm no hero. I'm just a grandmother'

Avid birder used binoculars to read license plate of stolen car.


Body of missing woman found south of Little Falls

The woman's husband was arrested.