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

Reindeer reality show, live from Como Zoo

Animal Planet’s online Reindeer Cam is focused on a trio of Santa’s hooved helpers at St. Paul's Como Zoo this holiday season.

Updated: December 04, 2013, - 04:27 PM

Recycle Your Holidays collects unwanted lights for free

It’s the holiday decorating moment of truth: Plug in the lights and hope they all glow.Cheer as they twinkle around...

Updated: December 01, 2013, - 03:41 PM

Holidays bring family together … for tech support

Across Minnesota, college kids and young adults will likely spend part of the holidays installing updates on laptops and explaining how to download apps onto tablets.

Updated: November 27, 2013, - 07:52 PM

Wis. Mustard museum is spread thin

A Wisconsin museum dedicated to mustard is feeling the squeeze.

Updated: November 25, 2013, - 03:18 PM

FAA reprieve: Cellphone silence is still golden while in the air

While the Federal Aviation Administration this month expanded the use of electronic devices in flight, it continued its ban on phone calls — and that’s just fine with a surprising number of passengers.

Updated: November 13, 2013, - 10:20 AM

Protecting passwords, and sanity

A foolproof system to manage dozens of passwords (which should be a combination of letters, numbers and symbols) remains elusive.

Updated: November 06, 2013, - 08:53 PM

Don't become a tech fossil at work

The onslaught of new technology, from smartphones to social media, can leave experienced workers feeling prehistoric. Avoid professional extinction by answering the call of the digital era.

Updated: October 28, 2013, - 09:18 AM

Signs of fossilization

You might be considered the office dinosaur if you have an embarrassing e-mail address, use a flip phone and more.

Updated: October 25, 2013, - 12:33 PM

Guide to buying/selling on Facebook

In a crowded online marketplace, veteran sellers offer these tips for making sure your unwanted wares catch shoppers’ attention on...

Updated: October 15, 2013, - 03:15 PM

Facebook garage sales growing in popularity

No neighborhood needed: Veteran garage salers are finding plenty of deals these days without leaving their homes -- on Facebook.

Updated: October 15, 2013, - 03:14 PM

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