Calyn Thompson

Calyn Thompson joined the KIMT News 3 team in June of 2017 as a morning reporter.

Title: Multimedia Journalist

Calyn Thompson joined the KIMT News 3 team in June of 2017 as a morning reporter. Even though an Iowa girl at heart, Calyn is excited to cover Rochester, MN.

Calyn attended Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. She reported and anchored for the campus news show, “Cedar Valley Today.” She has been recognized by the Iowa Broadcast News Association and the Upper Midwest Regional Student Television Awards for her reporting and anchoring work. Calyn also interned at KCRG-TV9 News in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for two summers.

When she’s not covering the news, Calyn loves to spend time with family and friends, go boating, exercise, shop, and watch movies.

Recent Posts by Calyn Thompson

Lourdes High School students publish book

Students served as authors, editors, and even artists for the book.

Origin of suspicious device that caused evacuation: 'It looked authentic, but it was a dud'

In an exclusive interview, Old Rooster Antique Mall employee Gene Matzke tells KIMT he thought he was doing the right thing by bringing it to police.

'Young Authors, Young Artists' conference encourages creativity

More than 1,000 students from 21 schools in Southeast Minnesota are coming together to learn from different presenters like authors and artists.

Another child care option in Rochester

The YMCA Early Childhood Learning Center will serve 155 children, ages six weeks to five years.

New mental health exhibit creates conversation, shares stories of artists

The exhibit opens to the public on May 25. It’s open from Tuesday-Sunday through Sept. 10.

'Butt kickers' help environment by picking up cigarette butts

Since 2012, John Adams Middle School students have picked up more than 160,000 cigarette butts.

Lawmakers reach budget agreement, Minnesotans react to no gas tax increase: 'I pay enough for gas the way it is'

A special session is planned for later this week so lawmakers can finish approving the budget.

Teaching nurses resiliency: 'The work is getting harder and harder as patients get sicker and sicker'

Retired nurse and U.S. Navy Capt. Ginny Beeson spoke to nurses at Mayo Clinic about self-care and resiliency in the nursing field.

Volunteers needed to monitor Minnesota water quality

No prior experience is needed to be a volunteer. Minnesota Pollution Control Agency provides the equipment and training.

City of Rochester looking back on winter in preparation for the next one

Currently, the city does not have a snow and ice management policy in policy.

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