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Dave Berggren

Dave BerggrenInterestingly enough, Dave started in television as a TV. He was the mascot for KSTC Channel 45 in the Twin Cities and wore a giant, orange TV costume. From there, made stops at KAAL-TV, Fox Sports Net, and KMSP Fox-9. You may also have seen him in the air! He's...
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  • 1 year ago
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Laura Betker

Laura BetkerLaura joined the KARE 11 weather team in February 2012.
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  • 1 year ago
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Adrienne Broaddus

Adrienne BroaddusAdrienne joined KARE 11 in January of 2014.
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  • 10 months, 4 weeks ago
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Melissa Colorado

Melissa ColoradoMelissa joined the KARE 11 Sunrise team in January of 2014.
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  • 10 months, 4 weeks ago
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Allen Costantini

Allen CostantiniAfter an award-winning career in New York and overseas, Allen Costantini joined KARE 11 in 1984. He has won national and regional awards, including seven Emmys, and was named "Best Local Reporter" by City Pages.
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  • 1 year ago
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John Croman

John CromanJohn Croman's reporting has garnered numerous regional Emmys and Associated Press awards. He joined KARE 11 in December of 1997 after stops in Phoenix, Omaha and Lawrence, Kansas.
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  • 1 year ago
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Pat Evans

Pat EvansPat Evans
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  • 1 year ago
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Chris Hrapsky

Chris HrapskyChris Hrapsky joined KARE 11 in July of 2014 after working for sister station KPNX in Phoenix, AZ for three years
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Boyd Huppert

Boyd HuppertBoyd got his start in broadcasting as a 16-year-old announcer at his hometown radio station, WEVR in River Falls, Wisconsin. He majored in Journalism and Political Science at UW-River Falls and began his television career in 1984 at WSAW-TV in Wausau. Boyd worked at...
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  • 1 year ago
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Kim Insley

Kim InsleyKim Insley has been anchoring KARE 11 Sunrise since April of 1993. Kim appreciates the privilege of bringing viewers the first news of the day every Monday through Friday.
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Jeremiah Jacobsen

Jeremiah JacobsenJeremiah joined KARE 11 in December 2012 as 4:30 a.m. anchor and reporter for KARE 11 Sunrise. It is a homecoming for Jeremiah, who was raised in central Minnesota and graduated from St. Cloud State University.
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  • 1 year ago
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A.J. Lagoe

A.J. LagoeA.J. Lagoe joined KARE 11 as an investigative reporter in June of 2014.
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
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Alicia Lewis

Alicia LewisAlicia joined KARE 11 in December of 2014. Before moving to the Twin Cities, Alicia was the morning reporter and fill-in anchor at WICS ABC Newschannel 20 in Springfield, Illinois.
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Blake McCoy

Blake McCoyBlake McCoy joined KARE 11 as weekend anchor and reporter in 2012.
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  • 1 year ago
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Jay Olstad

Jay OlstadJay grew up right here in Minnesota, graduating from Mound-Westonka High School, and hasn't strayed too far from home in his career. Jay has worked as a reporter and fill in anchor most recently in Milwaukee, but also spent time in Green Bay and Billings, Montana.
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Bryan Piatt

Bryan PiattBryan joined KARE 11 in November of 2011. Before moving to the Twin Cities, Bryan was the morning anchor at ABC 6 News in Austin, Minn.  He has also worked in Mankato.
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  • 1 year ago
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Rena Sarigianopoulos

Rena SarigianopoulosRena Sarigianopoulos is a weekend news co-anchor, Saturday a.m. co-anchor and reporter for KARE 11. Rena came to KARE from Milwaukee where she spent four years as a weekend anchor and reporter. She has also worked in Madison, Wis., Dubuque, Iowa and Youngstown, Ohio.
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  • 1 year ago
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Ron Schara

Ron ScharaAs a journalist, Ron Schara has been sharing the great outdoor experience with his readers for nearly three decades. He hosts his own program, "Minnesota Bound," which is seen on Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday nights at 10:35 p.m. on KARE 11.
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Dave Schwartz

Dave SchwartzDave joined KARE 11 in August of 2007 as a sports reporter. Prior to that, he was the sports director at KTAL in Shreveport, La. Dave is no stranger to Minnesota. His first job out of school was at KAWE in Bemidji, Minn.
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Lindsey Seavert

Lindsey SeavertReporter Lindsey Seavert joined the KARE 11 team in June of 2012.
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Jana Shortal

Jana ShortalHailing from small town southern Illinois, Jana is learning a whole new meaning of "winter" here in the Twin Cities. Jana began reporting for KARE 11 in December of 2003, just in time for the temperatures to fall below her idea of freezing. But, she's...
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Sven Sundgaard

Sven SundgaardWhen KARE 11 Sunrise meteorologist Sven Sundgaard joined the the weather team in March 2006, he already knew his way around the office. Sven had interned at KARE 11 in 2002 while he was pursuing his meteorology degree at St. Cloud State University. Sven recently earned...
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Renee Tessman

Renee TessmanRenee Tessman joined KARE in February of 1997. After many years as the morning reporter, she now reports for Health Fair 11, putting together stories on health-related topics and working on efforts to provide free or reduced-cost screenings to the public. She does...
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Trisha Volpe

Trisha VolpeTrisha Volpe is a practicing attorney and an Emmy award-winning journalist who brings a unique perspective to covering the news. Trisha first joined KARE 11 in 2005.
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Boua Xiong

Boua XiongBoua Xiong joined KARE 11 in November 2010. Prior to coming to the Twin Cities she covered city government and education for KBJR in Duluth. She also did a brief stint as their Range reporter and lived in Hibbing just blocks away from Bob Dylan's old high school.
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