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Katie Huinker

Katie Huinker is a journalist with KIMT, reporting live on Daybreak.

Title: Journalist

Katie Huinker joined the KIMT News 3 team in February 2014. Previously the 6 and 10 p.m. anchor, Katie now reports live on Daybreak.

She is an Iowa native, growing up in Fort Atkinson.

Katie earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. There, she pursued her passion for telling stories and was on the top of her UNI-TV news class. Katie graduated with several honors including the distinguished Old Purple and Gold Award for her achievements in journalism.

She got her first inside look into news while interning at KWWL-TV in Waterloo.

When she’s not covering news stories, Katie enjoys cooking, golfing, doing anything outside, and spending time with her husband and dogs Bubba and Bella.

Recent Posts by Katie Huinker

Former Cerro Gordo County Auditor to retire from state position

Ken Kline is announcing his retirement after making voter access and security cornerstones of his career

Man suffers accidental gunshot wound

A Waukon man accidentally discharged a gun used for hunting, shooting himself in the leg.

Crews battle house fire in extreme cold in Mower Co.

Firefighters worked to put out a house fire in Austin on Monday

MLK Day events in our area

Here are a few events happening in our viewing area to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

America's safety net dwindling as government shutdown continues

Millions of low-income Americans who rely on food and rental assistance are becoming increasingly worried vital federal programs designed to prevent them from falling through the cracks will disappear if the political stalemate in Washington continues.

Winter weather causes weekend accidents

The Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office responded to 14 accidents over the weekend

A unique lesson in movement for students at Central Springs

A local PE teacher is bringing in a special guest to expose students to a new form of exercise

Underutilized service helping people during government shutdown

The United Way's "211" service is underutilized locally but it is coming to light during the government shutdown. How anyone can benefit and find local resources.

Golden Apple Award: Mr. Justin Uhlenhopp

Mr. Justin Uhlenhopp, better known as Mr. U, teaches 8th grade science at Forest City Middle School.

4th District voters react to Rep. Steve King's comments

What the congressman's constituents in north Iowa think of the remarks made to the New York Times.

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