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KARE 11 wins 25 Upper Midwest Regional Emmy Awards

The honors include the award for Overall Excellence for the second consecutive year.
Credit: Jason Steussy/KARE
KARE 11's Kent Erdahl, Sharon Yoo and Nikki Muehlhausen-Young accept an award at the 2021 Upper Midwest Regional Emmy Awards.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — KARE 11's news and creative/marketing teams were recognized with 25 Emmy Awards on Saturday at the 2021 Upper Midwest Regional Emmy Awards.

The honors included the prestigious Overall Excellence (as a station) and News Excellence awards, with KARE 11 winning both awards for the second consecutive year.

The 2021 Emmys included newscasts, reports, and promos aired from June 2020 through May 2021. KARE 11 led all stations in the Upper Midwest chapter with 69 total nominations.

Here's a look at KARE 11's wins:

  • Overall Excellence – KARE 11
  • News Excellence – KARE 11 News
  • Interactive Media – KARE 11 Digital
  • Newscast – Daytime (Markets 1-75) – KARE 11 Sunrise
  • Newscast – Evening (Markets 1-75) – KARE 11 News at 10
  • Daily News Report (Single Shift)Lessons at 38th & Chicago (Boyd Huppert & Devin Krinke)

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  • Hard News Report (No Time Limit)Cut Off (Boyd Huppert & Devin Krinke)

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  • Continuing Coverage – Prone (AJ Lagoe, Gary Knox, Steve Eckert)
  • Investigative/Multiple ReportsKARE 11 Investigates: Cruel & Unusual (Brandon Stahl, AJ Lagoe, Steve Eckert, Gary Knox, Jason Steussy)

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  • Serious News FeatureBrad’s Rink (Boyd Huppert & Chad Nelson)

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  • News Special – Power to Change
  • Business/Consumer NewsFoodski (Boyd Huppert & Devin Krinke)

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  • Crime News – Separated at Birth No Longer (Kent Erdahl & Carly Danek)
  • Education/Schools NewsMrs. Klein’s Greatest Lesson (Boyd Huppert & Chad Nelson)

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  • Health/Medical News (Single Shift)Inside Regions (Lou Raguse & David Peterlinz)

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  • News Promotion Image – Sunrise (Janeen Vogelaar, Travis Kobs, Dan Crowe, Michael Scheuermann)
  • Program/Image Promotion – Parable of Two Candles (Janeen Vogelaar, Travis Kobs)
  • Talent/Reporter – Boyd Huppert
  • Talent/Host – Jana Shortal
  • Producer – Ellie Coatar
  • Writer/News – Boyd Huppert
  • Photographer – Devin Krinke