Annalise Johnson is an Iowa native, born and raised in Decorah, but now calls Southeastern Minnesota home. After graduating early from college, she joined KIMT News 3 as a reporter in February 2018. She was promoted to Weekend Anchor in October 2020. She anchors the Saturday 6 PM, Saturday 10 PM, Sunday 5:30, and Sunday 10 PM newscasts. You can sometimes find her filling in at the desk during weekday newscasts. When not anchoring, you'll see her reporting three days a week on KIMT News 3 First at Four, 5, and 6.
Her passion for writing began when she was a child writing songs and short stories. However, her interest in news journalism began in high school, where she was an All-State Speech-winning anchor in the television news category.
She attended Luther College (’18) in Decorah, Iowa, where she received a bachelor’s degree in communication studies and a minor in English writing. Her senior research paper, “The Effects of Self-Disclosure in Interpersonal Relationships Post-Sexual Assault: Giving Survivors a Voice,” received the Top Student Paper Award at the 2017 Iowa Communication Conference and was published in the 2018 Iowa Communication Journal. During her time at Luther, she spent a semester studying abroad in Thailand at Mahidol University; a month studying in Europe; and a month studying in Belize. She also sang in choir, volunteered as a certified sexual assault and domestic abuse victim counselor, and was co-captain of the cheerleading squad. Go Norse! She is passionate about traveling and is a certified SCUBA diver and Teaching English as a Foreign Language teacher.
When she is not bringing you your local news, Annalise enjoys cuddling with her MinPin Norman, listening to true crime podcasts, trying new recipes, and reading Harry Potter. If you have a story idea or just want to say hello, you can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the past two weeks, two Minnesota law enforcement K-9s have been wounded or killed in the line of duty.
More than 16% have completed the 2-dose series.
Tuesday, the Rochester Chamber of Commerce held its first Eggs and Issues of 2021, a quarterly event to talk about local business issues. The focus was higher education in the Med City.
One adult female and one juvenile female were found laying in the roadway when first responders arrived. The vehicle law enforcement says struck them, a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe, was sitting in the North ditch of County Road 46.
As long as you are feeling healthy and well, you are welcome and encouraged to come in and donate blood or platelets even if you've received a COVID-19 vaccine shot.
Weiss is back on the court as a referee, and that's sparking criticism from some in the community.
For the amount of vaccines Olmsted County Public Health receives each week, the Minnesota Department of Health wants 90% of doses to be administered within three days, and 100% within seven days. OCPH is just below that mark, sitting at about 88% at the three day target and less than 90% at the seven day target.
At the beginning of the month, a military junta overturned the results of a democratic election, crying election fraud, and took power.
Local veteran Jennifer Shumaker is being recognized by the national Veterans of Foreign Wars #StillServing campaign. The campaign highlights veterans who continue to serve in their communities after active duty.
The Abby Honald Act is inspired by Abby Honald, former University of Minnesota student and rape survivor, who helped create the piece of legislation four years ago.
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Data is updated nightly.