Boyd Huppert/courtesy of KARE-Ch. 11


KARE-11, the Twin Cities local NBC affiliate, and the Star Tribune were big winners when the 2013 National Murrow Awards were announced Wednesday morning.

KARE was recognized for both Boyd Huppert's writing and feature reporting that involved Huppert. He know has 10 National Murrow Awards.

The Star Tribune won in the category of news documentary for "In the Footsteps of Little Crow." It also won in the category of overall excellence, the top honor among online organizations. It is the third time in the past four years that the Star Tribune has taken that prize.

The Denver Post led all online organizations with three wins. CBS News was the most honored news organization with seven awards, three for radio and four for TV.

Other local winners include Minneapolis's Public Radio International and Minnesota Public Radio.

The awards, which are handed out by the Radio Television Digital News Association, will be presented Oct. 14 in New York City.



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