Madelyne Watkins

Madelyne joined the KIMT News 3 team in October 2019 as a Multimedia Journalist and can be seen throughout the morning on Daybreak.

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Madelyne joined the KIMT News 3 team in October 2019 as a Multimedia Journalist and can be seen throughout the morning on Daybreak. She's new to Minnesota, but not new to the midwest. Madelyne is an Ohio native and attended school at The University of Akron where her passion for storytelling began.

While attending UA, Madelyne was a reporter and anchor on their campus news show: Lights, Camera Akron. She has two student Emmy's from her time there. During her last semester of college, Madelyne interned for the NBC affiliate in Cleveland, WKYC. After graduation, she was offered a reporter/weekend anchor position at NBC affiliate WHIZ in Zanesville. She spent her first year in the industry there before joining the KIMT team.

In her free time, you can find Madelyne exploring new places in Minnesota with her dog, Nora, spending time with friends and family or trying to stay active with boxing. Madelyne is excited to learn more about the Minnesota-Iowa community and tell their stories!

If you have any story ideas for Madelyne, her email address is mwatkins@kimt.com

Facebook: @Madelyne Watkins KIMT
Twitter: @MadelyneReports

Recent Posts by Madelyne Watkins

Will restaurants in Minnesota have to close again?

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, many states are threatening to close businesses again. In his recent daily briefings, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has mentioned he might follow suit.

SMART Transit delivered thousands of meals to those in need

A transportation service took a different route the last couple months during the coronavirus pandemic, but it was all for a good cause.

The Clean and Safe Ambassadors Program launches Wednesday to help improve downtown Rochester

Starting Wednesday, if you're traveling through downtown Rochester, you'll see people cleaning public spaces and picking up liter.

A Rochester animal shelter is in need of dog food as the pandemic continues

The coronavirus pandemic wiped out food, cleaning products and even toilet paper from grocery store shelves for weeks. Now, we're learning that's the case for dog food too.

Leaving children in the car instead of taking them out in public is not an option

Some parents might avoid bringing their children in to stores with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. But we're in the hot summer months now, so leaving them in the car isn't an option.

Stewartville businesses can be reimbursed for cleaning supplies

Businesses in Stewartville are joining together, to not only get some much needed cleaning supplies, but to help their fellow store owners at the same time.

Find out if you've been exposed to COVID-19 with the American Red Cross

You can now find out if they've been exposed to COVID-19 by simply rolling up a sleeve at the American Red Cross and donating blood.

Thursdays Downtown is going virtual

Many events have either been canceled or put on hold due to the ongoing pandemic and some organizations are taking their events virtual. That's the case for Thursdays Downtown in Rochester.

Tips on canceling automatic withdrawals with a closed business

What happens if you had a membership or subscription at a business that closed during the pandemic and money is still being taken out of your account?

RPD is working on ways to virtually connect with the community

After a lot of talk of police reform the last couple weeks, the Rochester Police Department wants you to know they're committed to you.

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 37624

Reported Deaths: 1503
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hennepin12150785
Ramsey4805226
Stearns234519
Dakota228690
Anoka2180107
Nobles16626
Olmsted110115
Washington106940
Mower9452
Rice8357
Scott7004
Clay58538
Kandiyohi5701
Wright4565
Blue Earth4532
Todd4002
Carver3641
Lyon3092
Sherburne3075
Freeborn2900
Steele2281
Watonwan2160
Benton2143
St. Louis17715
Martin1635
Nicollet15912
Cottonwood1340
Goodhue1298
Winona12215
Crow Wing10612
Pine1030
Le Sueur981
Chisago971
Otter Tail931
McLeod880
Carlton850
Dodge840
Polk812
Chippewa781
Unassigned7637
Isanti720
Itasca6412
Waseca640
Douglas620
Meeker611
Morrison591
Murray580
Becker550
Faribault550
Jackson550
Sibley542
Pennington500
Pipestone371
Mille Lacs342
Renville322
Wabasha310
Brown302
Rock300
Yellow Medicine300
Beltrami290
Fillmore280
Houston250
Swift211
Norman200
Wilkin203
Redwood180
Cass152
Wadena150
Aitkin140
Big Stone140
Kanabec141
Koochiching141
Roseau130
Marshall120
Grant100
Lincoln100
Pope100
Mahnomen81
Clearwater70
Hubbard60
Lake60
Traverse50
Lac qui Parle40
Stevens40
Red Lake30
Kittson20
Cook10
Lake of the Woods00

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 30975

Reported Deaths: 720
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Polk6464179
Woodbury321544
Black Hawk225258
Buena Vista171111
Johnson12648
Dallas126329
Linn126282
Marshall104319
Scott77810
Story7623
Pottawattamie72111
Wapello70630
Dubuque68322
Crawford6772
Muscatine62944
Sioux4630
Tama46229
Wright3801
Louisa36013
Jasper32317
Plymouth3165
Warren2731
Dickinson2642
Washington2369
Webster2132
Hamilton1871
Cerro Gordo1561
Boone1481
Clay1330
Clarke1312
Allamakee1284
Mahaska11517
Shelby1140
Clinton1071
Poweshiek1048
Carroll961
Pocahontas941
Bremer926
Franklin890
Des Moines882
Henry863
Emmet850
Cedar821
Taylor790
Monona760
Cherokee751
Floyd722
Hardin700
Marion700
Guthrie664
Benton651
Sac630
Jefferson590
Osceola590
Jones560
Humboldt541
Butler532
Harrison530
Lee532
Hancock510
Iowa510
Buchanan501
Monroe506
Calhoun492
Delaware491
Fayette480
Madison452
Clayton433
Lyon410
Palo Alto410
Davis391
Winneshiek380
Grundy370
Mitchell370
Mills360
Howard350
Kossuth340
Lucas304
Greene290
Jackson290
Chickasaw280
Winnebago280
Union270
Ida230
Cass220
Appanoose203
Keokuk201
Page200
Van Buren200
Worth190
Audubon161
Unassigned160
Adair150
Ringgold150
Decatur110
Montgomery102
Wayne100
Adams80
Fremont70
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