Do you know an inspiring family whose home desperately needs to be rebuilt? ABC 6 News announces that Extreme Makeover Home Edition is seeking nominations for deserving families in Southern Minnesota.
Updated: Feb 03, 10:09 AM
ABC 6 News has been honored by the Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Television Academy with eight Emmy® nominations, the most nominations for a station within this market."
Updated: Aug 23, 04:51 PM
The ABC 6 News team continues to accrue distinguished awards for outstanding local news coverage. ABC 6 News has been honored by The Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists with three awards.
Updated: May 25, 02:18 PM
ABC 6 Assistant News Director and Reporter David Springer has been honored with a 2010 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for excellence in electronic journalism. Springer won in the broadcast news-writing category in Region 4 which includes Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Updated: Apr 09, 04:03 PM
ABC 6 News continues to accrue distinguished local awards for outstanding public service with its news coverage. ABC 6 News has been honored by The Minnesota Associated Press Broadcasters Association with seven AP Awards including Best Newscast and Best Website.
Updated: Mar 24, 10:27 AM
Sam Champion, Weather Anchor on the award winning ABC Good Morning America program will be live in Albert Lea this Wednesday along with local ABC 6 Good Morning Anchor Melanie Bloom and Meteorologist Steve Sosna. Champion will focus on the distinction of Albert Lea being the first city in the United States to be selected for the AARP/Blue Zones® Vitality Project. Viewers can look forward to on-the-scene coverage and interviews with local Blue Zone representatives. The location for the live event has not yet been determined, but ABC 6 News will continue to update our viewers with the latest information and details on Sam Champion's visit to Albert Lea in all of our newscasts.
Updated: Jul 20, 10:54 AM
ABC 6 News has teamed up with five local dealerships for an unprecedented event. Beginning Monday, July 6th, viewers can visit www.kaaltv.com
and enter for their chance to win a vehicle in the Great Car Giveaway of 2009...
Updated: Jul 06, 01:39 PM
This is the first time the SPJ Award has been presented in Minnesota. Each year, the SPJ honors one news organization, person or landmark of national interest that played important roles in American journalistic history. The Historic Sites award program began in 1942...
Updated: Jul 06, 11:31 AM
ABC 6 News was on site today when Ty Pennington and the design team from EMHE surprised the DeVries family from Albert Lea. The DeVries family’s home will be demolished and rebuilt in 7 days of round-the-clock construction. ABC 6 News will be there with live reports and continuous coverage, including exclusive aerial footage from the ABC News helicopter.
Updated: Oct 23, 03:36 PM
Sarah Swistek recently joined ABC 6 News as Senior Reporter and Weekend Anchor. She is a proud alum of Michigan State University and Phi Sigma Pi where she graduated in December 2005 with a degree in Journalism and American Sign Language, and was one of only six in her graduating class to have a perfect 4.0 GPA.
Updated: Oct 23, 03:32 PM