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.

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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.

Recent Articles by Mitch

  Mayo Clinic Health System secures Civic Center naming rights

3 injured, 200 displaced in Minneapolis apartment fire

Lamberton picks Allina to operate clinic

Multi-Car pile up cleared on I-35 in Owatonna

Highway 14/15 Bridge in New Ulm to open by December 18

City of Springfield to announce new healthcare partnership

  Blowing snow reduces visibility, causes school delays, cancellations

  New Ulm boy killed in snowmobile crash

NBC/CW Common Questions & Answers

MN Congressional delegation wants background on denial of Highway 14 grant

Several cities declare snow emergency ahead of storm

  First 2020 Presidential candidate ad hits southern Minnesota airwaves

Emergency response drill planned at Waseca High School

Xcel Energy offers tips to avoid scams

Cause of death undetermined in Zephier case

Give to the Max day sets record

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

  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