Mitch Keegan

Mitch Keegan

KEYC News Director

Mitch Keegan has been with KEYC 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 graduate of Iowa State University, where he studied Journalism/Mass Communication and Environmental Science.

Mitch and his wife 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.

If you have any story ideas, comments or concerns, send Mitch an email: mitch.keegan@keyc.com

Follow Mitch on Twitter: Follow @Mitch_Keegan

• 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 kids were born. It's amazing how someone so small can capture your heart instantly and fill it with love and happiness.

Education:

  • Iowa State University

Recent Articles by Mitch

5 deaths from COVID-19, 441 cases in Minnesota; 298 cases in Iowa, 3 deaths

  United Hospital District establishes COVID-19 Patient Line

Construction to begin on Hwy. 14 between Owatonna & Dodge Center

Diocese of New Ulm suspends all public masses

  Gov. Walz issues Stay at Home order for Minnesotans

Postal Service looking to hire thousands in Minnesota

  MN Governor Walz to Self-Quarantine After Contact With COVID-19

Minnesota coronavirus cases rise by 32, now at 169

Health officials confirm first death due to COVID-19 in Minnesota

  MDH: 2 cases of positive COVID-19 in Nicollet County

  MDH: 2 positive cases of COVID-19 in Martin County

Diocese of Winona-Rochester suspends all public masses until May 15

Mayo, Mayo Clinic Health System delaying elective care, office visits due to COVID-19

  Some grocery stores altering hours for extra cleaning & restocking

Gov. Walz orders Minnesota schools to close over Covid-19

Citing health, Children’s Museum in Mankato to close to public

Iowa republican senator to challenge Rep. Steve King

  American Cancer Society surpasses Blue Earth County fundraising goal

  Murder charges filed against mother in toddler’s death

  Authorities still seeking answers in death of Evelyn Adams

  Remembering a member of the KEYC family

  Toddler in alleged child abuse case dies; amended charges expected

  Fire destroys KingPins Bowling Alley in St. Peter

City of Mankato calls downtown snow emergency

Several cities declare snow emergencies

North Mankato outlines snow emergency plans

Record amount donated back to non-profits during Kiwanis Holiday Lights

  Authorities identify North Mankato man killed in Highway 14 crash

  Mayo Clinic Health System secures Civic Center naming rights

3 injured, 200 displaced in Minneapolis apartment fire