PRIOR LAKE, Minn. (KELO) – The work of KELOLAND News journalists was recognized at the Upper Midwest Emmy Awards Saturday evening.

KELOLAND News Anchor and investigative reporter Angela Kennecke was recognized as an Emmy Silver Circle honoree. 

In addition, KELOLAND Media Group received Emmy Awards in four categories.

Community Service
Emily’s Hope – A Personal Battle Against The Opioid Crisis – KELO-TV
Angela Kennecke, Producer/Anchor

Newscast – Evening (Markets 76-120)
KELOLAND News at 6: March Flash Floods – KELO-TV
Krista Burns, Producer
Sammi Bjelland, Anchor
Don Jorgensen, Anchor
Dan Santella, Reporter
Kelli Volk, Video Journalist
Angela Kennecke, Anchor
Tory Stolen, Photographer
Sarah McDonald, Video Journalist
Kevin Kjergaard, Photographer
Thom Morrow, Photographer
Jay Trobec, Meteorologist
Michael Simundson, Photographer

Public/Current/Community Affairs – Program
KELOLAND News Special Report: Opioid Crisis – KELO-TV
Angela Kennecke, Anchor/Reporter
Anna Peters, Producer
Michael Geheren, Producer
Kevin Kjergaard, Photographer
Tory Stolen, Photographer
Perry Groten, Reporter
Thom Morrow, Photgrapher
Don Jorgensen, Reporter
Brady Mallory, Reporter
Sammi Bjelland, Reporter
Beth Jensen, News Director
Karen Sherman, Digital Content Producer

News Producer
Michael Geheren Composite – KELO-TV