Katie Humphrey

Reporter | Digital Life
Phone: 952-746-3286
Katie Humphrey is the digital life reporter for features. Katie has also covered Dakota County and a gaggle of south metro suburbs. Before coming to the Star Tribune, Katie covered cops, courts and city hall at the Austin American-Statesman. She studied journalism and Spanish (she’s fluent) at Northwestern University.

Recent content from Katie Humphrey

5-year-old drowns in Chisago County, his life jacket still on the dock

Tragedy struck on two Minnesota lakes this week, with a 5-year-old boy drowning Tuesday in Chisago County and a man still missing Wednesday, two days after his unoccupied pontoon boat was found adrift in Forest Lake.

Updated: July 04, 2012, - 10:38 PM

Cities and counties cut jobs by thousands

As budget cuts force layoffs, the result is eroding public services.

Updated: June 30, 2012, - 10:21 PM

Apple Valley agrees to compromise in bus stop battle

After months of debate, the City Council voted to allow the construction of two "walk-up" busway stations to proceed.

Updated: June 30, 2012, - 10:14 PM

Food trucks afoul of rules in Burnsville

Challenges facing the mobile food outlets popped up after a City Council member started operating one himself.

Updated: June 30, 2012, - 07:32 PM

Carriage Hills battle looming large as Eagan greenlights Parkview plan

The Eagan City Council gave a preliminary OK to a plan to build houses where Parkview Golf Club now sits.

Updated: June 23, 2012, - 08:07 PM

In Eagan, a death threat over plan to build on Parkview Golf property

Anonymous letter sent amid rancor over Parkview Golf property.

Updated: June 20, 2012, - 11:50 PM

Burnsville inspections aim to nip dandelions in the bud

Fed up with unkept yards, Burnsville plans a new series of code inspections.

Updated: June 16, 2012, - 06:31 PM

Billboard debate flares in Burnsville

A split City Council opted to review its rules after Clear Channel Outdoor proposed an electronic billboard.

Updated: June 15, 2012, - 05:21 PM

4 Lakeville middle-schoolers charged in locker room photo 'game'

Prosecutors said the students who face charges were the most directly involved in taking and spreading the inappropriate photographs in May.

Updated: June 12, 2012, - 10:40 PM

Changes loom in Dakota County politics

A slew of candidates have signed up to run for city and county offices, some wide open after decades.

Updated: June 09, 2012, - 09:45 PM

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