Katie Humphrey

Reporter | Digital Life
Phone: 612-673-4758
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

Crafting a positive digital footprint

The recommendation: Think first, tweet later.

Updated: October 17, 2012, - 01:54 PM

Hashtags seep into everyday speech

Move over OMG and BFF. Teens have started speaking in hashtags. #getusedtoit

Updated: October 13, 2012, - 03:28 PM

Longtime Dakota County leader Joseph Harris retiring

Colleagues say his frankness and approachability have been keys to Harris' repeated re-election and success working in local government.

Updated: October 12, 2012, - 06:38 PM

Study: Facebook lowers control

The site's users feel happier about themselves, so they indulge. In anything.

Updated: October 12, 2012, - 01:43 PM

Apple's Maps app: You can't get there from here

Many Twin Cities landmarks are misplaced. Apple says it will get better.

Updated: September 25, 2012, - 08:35 AM

Some things are worth the wait

The latest iPhone release is proof that even the most impatient people will wait if it's something they want.

Updated: September 21, 2012, - 09:04 PM

Expect tax hikes across south metro

Cities find they can no longer delay some expenditures. Homeowners may be spared portions of the increases.

Updated: September 18, 2012, - 12:49 PM

Private potholes won't get city fixes

New street signs in Eagan are pointing out private streets while helping to draw the line on city maintenance.

Updated: September 07, 2012, - 07:45 PM

Stolen laptop had death inquiry info

It belonged to investigator for medical examiner's office.

Updated: August 30, 2012, - 10:58 PM

Dakota County prepares for the emerald ash borer

South-of-the-river cities took in stride the news that the ash borer had arrived at Fort Snelling. They've known for some time that it was coming. The only question is when.

Updated: August 24, 2012, - 09:08 PM

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