Mitch Keegan

Mitch Keegan

KEYC News Director

Mankato, MN

Mitch Keegan has been with KEYC News 12 off and on since August 2005. In his time with the station, Mitch has been weekend meteorologist, morning/midday meteorologist, morning/midday news anchor and producer. In October 2016, Mitch became News Director.

Mitch is a May 2004 graduate of Iowa State University, where he studied Journalism/Mass Communication and Environmental Science.

Mitch and his wife Kya live in the greater Mankato area with their 3 children. 

In what little free time he has, he enjoys spending time outdoors relaxing and visiting with family and friends.

You will still occasionally see Mitch on the air, filling in behind the anchor desk or in the weather center.

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Bennett, Iowa

Alma Mater?

Iowa State University

What's your favorite part of your job?

Each day is different. I get the chance to help inform people what is going on in the world around them.

What's your dream story?

Any story that involves traveling

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

A train engineer.

What got you interested in broadcasting?

I've always been a news and weather junkie. I like to know what is going on in the community around me. You get a better world understanding covering and watching the news and that starts on the local level.

What's your favorite food?

Pizza. So many different toppings, you can have a different kind of pizza each day.

What's your favorite season?

Fall because of the colorful leaves and the crisp air.

What's your proudest moment?

When each of my girls were born. It's amazing how someone so small can capture your heart instantly and fill it with love and happiness.

What kind of animal would you want to be?

When I was a kid, I wanted to be a fish, so I wouldn't get in trouble.


  • Iowa State University

Recent Articles by Mitch

Inver Grove Heights woman killed in Waseca county crash

Final 2 Iowa K-Mart stores to close

  State Patrol responds to dozens of crashes with first snowfall

Feedback sought on Owatonna Police body cameras

  Testing underway on new NBC, CW affiliates

  Mankato man killed in wrong-way crash on Highway 169

Hearings begin on whether to rename Historic Fort Snelling

4th Republican joins race for Iowa US House seat held by King

  Mankato native appears on “Let’s Make a Deal”

  Mapleton man arrested following alleged assault

  GMG Names Jessica Beyer as President & CEO

  Non-Profit looking for help in bedroom makeover for Janesville boy

Suspect charged in fire that destroyed Duluth synagogue

  NWS confirms 3 tornadoes in Sioux Falls Tuesday night

  Republican Jason Lewis to challenge Sen. Tina Smith

  BridgeWater at Mankato is expanding, hiring

  Construction underway for MLB game at Field of Dreams

  More than $1900 raised locally to support Special Olympics

BREAKING: Del Monte to close Sleepy Eye plant

United Way’s Women with Heart Luncheon breaks fundraising record

  Minnesota unemployment rate increases in July

  Hy-Vee investigating payment processing data incident

  FCC, CenturyLink reach settlement for unauthorized charges on customers’ bills

  Local communications providers to receive federal funding to expand high speed internet access in rural areas

  Supporting the Greater Mankato Area United Way

  Mankato Family YMCA Brother/Sister Program receives donation

Sen. Klobuchar says she has qualified for next Democratic debate

Crystal Valley Co-op to move headquarters to Mankato

Buffalo Lake trucking company expands, adds jobs

  Mankato Family YMCA to require swim tests at Spring Lake Park Pool