Katie Humphrey

Team leader | South Metro
Phone: 952-746-3285
Katie Humphrey leads a team of reporters who cover news in the south metro. Previously, she was a features reporter covering technology/digital life and a news reporter covering Dakota County. Before coming to the Star Tribune, Katie wrote about public safety and city hall for the Austin American-Statesman.

Recent content from Katie Humphrey

Monday's moods not so bad after all

A study of 340,000 Americans found people's feelings were similar on all weekdays except Friday.

Updated: October 22, 2012, - 12:14 AM

Online oopses can hurt college chances

A 2012 survey by Kaplan Test Prep found that more admissions officers are checking out candidates online and finding potentially damaging information.

Updated: October 17, 2012, - 02:38 PM

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

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