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  • Stacy Steinhagen, Anchor on KEYC News 12 at 5, 6 and 10 p.m.

    Stacy Steinhagen, Anchor on KEYC News 12 at 5, 6 and 10 p.m.

    KEYC-TV's Stacy Steinhagen is thrilled to come home to Minnesota as she joins the Channel 12 News Team.     Growing up near Waconia, Minnesota, Stacy remembers often stopping the dial on KEYC News.
    KEYC-TV's Stacy Steinhagen is thrilled to come home to Minnesota as she joins the Channel 12 News Team.     Growing up near Waconia, Minnesota, Stacy remembers often stopping the dial on KEYC News.
  • Dion Cheney, News 12 at 6 and 10 Co-Anchor

    Dion Cheney, News 12 at 6 and 10 Co-Anchor

    A native of Oakland, California, Dion Cheney graduated from the California State University at Hayward in 1994 with a B. A. in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Political Science. Dion worked behind
    A native of Oakland, California, Dion Cheney graduated from the California State University at Hayward in 1994 with a B. A. in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Political Science...
  • Perry Dyke, Sports Anchor

    Perry Dyke, Sports Anchor

    Perry has been reporting sports at KEYC-TV since September of 1980. When not doing reporting, he likes to golf, shoot a little pool, golf, read, golf, get together with friends and golf. He hopes everybody
    Perry has been reporting sports at KEYC-TV since September of 1980. When not doing reporting, he likes to golf, shoot a little pool, golf, read, golf, get together with friends and golf...
  • Mitch Keegan - Morning/Midday Anchor

    Mitch Keegan - Morning/Midday Anchor

    Monday, November 25 2013 10:54 PM EST2013-11-26 03:54:36 GMT
    Mitch origanilly joined KEYC-TV as the weekend meteorologist and reporter in August 2005.  In October 2007, he was promoted to morning and midday meteorologist.
    Mitch originally joined KEYC-TV as the weekend meteorologist and reporter in August 2005.  In October 2007, he was promoted to morning and midday meteorologist.  In October 2013, Mitch switched from the weather center to the news desk as morning and midday news anchor and producer.
     
  • Jack Gerfen Morning/Midday Meteorologist

    Jack Gerfen Morning/Midday Meteorologist

    Wednesday, November 13 2013 12:01 AM EST2013-11-13 05:01:54 GMT
    Jack joined the KEYC family in October of 2012.  He graduated from Valparaiso University in 2011 with a Bachelors of Science in Meteorology. While attending college, Jack went on two summer
    Jack joined the KEYC family in October of 2012.  He graduated from Valparaiso University in 2011 with a Bachelors of Science in Meteorology. While attending college, Jack went on two summer storm chases where he saw tornadoes and other severe weather phenomena.
  • Mark Tarello, Chief Meteorologist

    Mark Tarello, Chief Meteorologist

    Mark Tarello is Chief Meteorologist for KEYC-TV News 12 & The FOX Mankato News At Nine. He was forecasting weather on cable television while in high school in his hometown of Stoneham, Massachusetts.
    Mark Tarello is Chief Meteorologist for KEYC-TV News 12 & The FOX Mankato News At Nine. He was forecasting weather on cable television while in high school in his hometown of Stoneham, Massachusetts...
  • Maureen McKamey FOX 12 Mankato 9pm Anchor

    Maureen McKamey FOX 12 Mankato 9pm Anchor

    Wednesday, November 13 2013 12:04 AM EST2013-11-13 05:04:29 GMT
    Maureen McKamey joined the team in November, 2012. After attending college at Drake University in Des Moines
    Maureen McKamey joined the team in November, 2012. After attending college at Drake University in Des Moines and a stint as a reporter and anchor in southern Iowa, the Richfield, MN native is thrilled to be back in her home state as the anchor of News 12 at 9 on FOX 12 Mankato.
  • Joel Runck Reporter/Weekend Anchor

    Joel Runck Reporter/Weekend Anchor

    Originally from New Ulm, Joel is excited to be back in south central Minnesota!"It feels great to be back in the southern Minnesota," he said.After high school, Joel completed his baccalaureate degree at
    Originally from New Ulm, Joel is excited to be back in Southcentral
    Minnesota!

    "It feels great to be back in the southern Minnesota," he said.
  • Claire Dau, Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter

    Claire Dau, Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter

    Wednesday, November 13 2013 12:15 AM EST2013-11-13 05:15:30 GMT
    Claire Dau joined the sports team at KEYC in April, 2013. Claire is a spring 2012 graduate of Eastern Illinois University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies with a concentration
    Claire is a spring2012 graduate of Eastern Illinois University, where she received a Bachelorof Arts Degree in Communication Studies with a concentration in Broadcast
    News.


     
  • Ryan Gustafson, Reporter

    Ryan Gustafson, Reporter

    Ryan Gustafson didn't travel far to get his start in television news. Growing up only a half-hour away in tiny Warsaw, Minnesota, Ryan joins KEYC as a general assignment reporter. Ryan graduated from
    Ryan Gustafson didn't travel far to get his start in television news. Growing up only a half-hour away in tiny Warsaw, Minnesota, Ryan joins KEYC as a general assignment reporter...
  • Ashley Hanley, Reporter

    Ashley Hanley, Reporter

    Tuesday, November 12 2013 11:50 PM EST2013-11-13 04:50:49 GMT
    Ashley Goettl began as a news reporter in May 2013 and is thrilled to be coming home to the station she grew up watching. A North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate, Ashley earned her degrees in
    Ashley Hanley began as a news reporter in May 2013 and is thrilled to be coming home to the station she grew up watching.
  • Tyler Utzka Reporter

    Tyler Utzka Reporter

    Wednesday, November 13 2013 12:09 AM EST2013-11-13 05:09:37 GMT
     
    Tyler joined the KEYC News Team in July of 2013 and is excited to report on
    stories that impact the community he grew up in.
















     
     Tyler joined the KEYC News Team in July of 2013 and is excited to report on stories that impact the community he grew up in.
  • Colin Oraskovich Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter

    Colin Oraskovich Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter

    Friday, February 14 2014 9:59 AM EST2014-02-14 14:59:43 GMT
     Colin Oraskovich, growing up in Waseca, Minnesota, has always had a passion for weather.
    Colin Oraskovich, growing up in Waseca, Minnesota, has always had a passion for weather. Through his studies of Meteorology at Iowa State University, he was able hone his skills and is excited to bring that professional energy to KEYC News 12.
  • Maytal Levi, Reporter

    Maytal Levi, Reporter

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-03-31 15:04:54 GMT
    Maytal Levi came all the way from Dayton, Ohio to join KEYC News 12 in November of 2013.  She graduated a year ago from Wright State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with
    Maytal Levi came all the way from Dayton, Ohio to join KEYC News 12 in November of 2013.  She graduated a year ago from Wright State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with
  • Kassandra Sepeda - News Reporter

    Kassandra Sepeda - News Reporter

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-03-31 15:22:30 GMT
    Kassandra Sepeda joined the news team in March of 2014. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University Wisconsin-Stevens Point in Communication with a minor in International Studies. While
    Kassandra Sepeda joined the news team in March of 2014. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University Wisconsin-Stevens Point in Communication with a minor in International Studies. While
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