GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — KARE 11 was recognized with 21 regional Emmy Awards on Saturday, including overall news excellence.

The awards are given out every year at the National  Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Upper Midwest Regional Emmy Awards Gala.

This year's ceremony took place at Mystic Lake Casino. KARE received awards for news excellence, the Sunrise morning newscast, and for several individual stories. KARE journalists were also honored in categories like best editor, anchor, photographer and video journalist.

See the full list of KARE honorees below or the full Emmy recipient list here.

News Excellence
KARE-TV

Newscast – Daytime (Markets 1-75)
KARE 11 Sunrise – KARE-TV
Kristin Kay, Executive Producer
Jordy Foy, Producer
Michelle Ngo, Producer
Kris Laudien, Anchor
Alicia Lewis, Anchor
Ellery McCardle, Reporter
Kiya Edwards, Reporter
Danny Spewak, Reporter
Nate Anderson, Editor
David Vance, Editor

Investigative Report – Series
Double Billing the Badge – The Patrol Car Payback – KARE-TV
A.J. Lagoe, Producer
Steve Eckert, Producer
Gary Knox, Photographer
Ron Stover, Photographer
Craig Norkus, Photographer

Continuing Coverage
Jayme Closs: Missing & Found – KARE-TV
Lou Raguse, Producer
Kent Erdahl, Producer
Danny Spewak, Reporter
Julie Nelson, Reporter
Jeremiah Jacobsen, Field Producer

General Assignment Report – Within 24 Hours
Hurricane Florence: Help is on the Way – KARE-TV
Adrienne Broaddus, Reporter
David Peterlinz, Photographer

General Assignment Report – No Time Limit
Bear Attack Survivor – KARE-TV
Lou Raguse, Reporter
Ron Stover, Photographer

Light Feature News Report
Adam & Trey – KARE-TV
Boyd Huppert, Producer
Chad Nelson, Producer

Serious Feature News Report
Eddie’s Sign – KARE-TV
Boyd Huppert, Producer
Chad Nelson, Producer

Business/Consumer: News – Single Story/Series
Target Price Switch – KARE-TV
Chris Hrapsky, Reporter
Ron Stover, Photographer
David Peterlinz, Photographer

Politics/Government – News Single Story/Series
Stay Away Pay – KARE-TV
A.J. Lagoe, Reporter
Steve Eckert, Producer
Gary Knox, Photographer
Jeff Kummer, Producer

Education/Schools – News Single Story/Series
Myron’s Mind – KARE-TV
Boyd Huppert, Producer
Chad Nelson, Producer

Science/Environment – News Single Story/Series
Seemore’s Bubble Butt – KARE-TV
Boyd Huppert, Producer
Chad Nelson, Producer
Tom Cornell, Underwater Photographer

Historic/Cultural/Nostalgic – News Single Story/Series
Land of 10,000 Stories: John Donaldson – KARE-TV
Boyd Huppert, Producer
Chad Nelson, Producer

Military – News Single Story/Series
A Final Act of Service – KARE-TV
A.J. Lagoe, Producer
Steve Eckert, Producer
Gary Knox, Photographer
David Peterlinz, Photographer

Weather – Single Story/Series
Through the Ice – KARE-TV
Rena Sarigianopoulos, Reporter
Ron Stover, Photographer
David Porter, Photographer
Bea Chang, Photographer
Travis Kobs, Photographer
Dan Crowe, Photographer
Rieta Buttaro Mikkelsen, Producer

Promotion: News – Image
Sunrise Fresh Quotes – KARE-TV
Travis Kobs, Producer/Editor/Graphics/DP
Janeen Vogelaar, Director of Marketing & Creative

Editor – News
Chad Nelson Composite – KARE-TV

Talent – Anchor – News
Jana Shortal – KARE-TV

Photographer – Video Essay (Single Camera Only)
His Favorite Venture – KARE-TV
Devin Krinke, Photojournalist

Video Journalist – Within 24 hours
Heidi’s Solo Stories – KARE-TV
Heidi Wigdahl, Multimedia Journalist

Video Journalist – No Time Limit
Take KARE of Your Money Composite – KARE-TV
Gordon Severson, Reporter/Photographer/Editor/Writer