Calyn Thompson

Calyn Thompson joined the KIMT News 3 team in June of 2017 as a morning reporter and is now our weekend anchor.

Title: Weekend anchor/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

One person dies in SE Minnesota house fire

The cause of death has not been determined. The state fire marshal's office is investigating along with Red Wing police.

RFD reminds people to have working carbon monoxide detectors

It comes after they responded to a call Saturday morning at an apartment complex.

Tractor fire in Clear Lake

No one was injured but according to the Clear Lake Fire Department, the tractor is a total loss.

Motion for judgment of acquittal filed in Alexander Weiss murder case

"To be able to get 12 jurors to agree I think is going to be hard, maybe impossible," Jim McGeeney, Weiss' defense attorney, said.

Preparing for upcoming season with 'Winter Hazard Awareness Week'

The week is for people to prepare themselves for the dangers of the season, including driving in snowy conditions.

Clear Lake Police asking for public's help in identifying person of interest

If you have any information, you're asked to contact police.

Mayo Clinic receives $15M gift that will give 'real opportunistic look at the future'

This comes after Mayo Clinic received its largest gift in the organization's history by the same donor, Jay Alix.

New version of alphabet song: friend or foe?

It's causing outrage on social media, but is providing another tool for teachers.

Salvation Army's Community Coat Drive: 'We do the best we can to get everybody warm'

Organizers expect to serve close to 700 people.

Mayo Clinic Health System labor and delivery unit closing at Albert Lea campus

It's a change causing some families to re-work their birth plans.

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