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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

Annual march for MLK Day, renaming of East Park in his honor: 'This is one of those days that I think Rochester has to be proud of'

New this year is the renaming of East Park to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park.

Reminder to clear off fire hydrants after snowfall

Fire officials say a good rule of thumb is to clear about three feet on each side so they can access the hydrant.

Kasson woman, six others involved in two-vehicle accident in Blue Earth County

No word yet on any injuries, or the names of the drivers or passengers.

Recreational marijuana debates continues at Minnesota State Capitol

It’s a debate that’s trickling over to Minnesota communities.

Grant brings RCTC and Crenlo Manufacturing together with goal retention

The Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Grant is giving the partnership nearly $50,000.

New city project hopes to provide more affordable housing options

City leaders are calling for developers to get creative with the air rights above a new parking ramp downtown.

Southern MN lung transplant recipient thankful for 'beautiful opportunity' of TV wedding

"I just never imagined in our wildest dreams that we could've been given such a beautiful opportunity."

Freeborn Co. Sheriff's Office, Albert Lea Police roll out body camera pilot program

Both entities say the trial run should take a couple weeks before equipping their staff, adding they will take longer if necessary.

Gun control issue becomes apparent at start of Minnesota Legislative Session

The organization Moms Demand Action filled the rotunda on Tuesday, asking for tougher gun laws in order for better protection.

1st day of Minnesota Legislative Session a 'day of hope'

The 2019 session brings a new governor, a new balance of power and a budget surplus.

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