Gage Cureton is from Rochester, Minnesota, and started at KEYC in November 2019. He previously worked as a staff photographer at the New Ulm Journal before making the jump to broadcast media. He graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a degree in Mass Media with an emphasis in photojournalism. Gage also serves as a combat photographer in the Marine Corps Reserve. He’s excited to tell peoples’ and communities’ stories in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa.
• What's your favorite part of your job?
Every day is different and I have the opportunity to meet new and interesting people.
Breast cancer survivors and others undergoing chemotherapy treatment conduct strength training exercises during a weekly meeting of Survival Fitness, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at New Ulm CrossFit. Survival Fitness is a support group created by Dr. Cori Jordan (not pictured) for her patients combining strength training, yoga and discussion.
Last month, MSU-Mankato announced the cancellation of its in-person spring commencement ceremony, citing pandemic-related safety concerns. Some students say the feel like they're missing out on the closure a graduation ceremony brings, and now, they're asking the school to do more.
16 months have passed since members of Mankato Symphony Orchestra have performed as one. This weekend, they come together at Saints Peter and Paul Church in downtown Mankato, a long-anticipated return to live performances.
Demonstrators clash with law enforcement during the fourth night of protests against the killing of Daunte Wright at the Brooklyn Center Police Department, Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn.
Demonstrators with Stand Up! Mankato and Indivisible St. Peter/Greater Mankato march through downtown Mankato calling for justice in the death of Daunte Wright, Monday, April 12, 2021. Wright was shot and killed by a Brooklyn Center police officer Sunday.
Members of Chapter 27 of Veterans for Peace hold a vigil in downtown Mankato, Wednesday, March 31, 2021. The group said they'll keep up with their weekly vigil as they continue their pursuit to abolish war and support other veterans across the country.