I grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (yep – I'm a Steelers fan, but I've warmed up to the Vikings) and graduated from Point Park University in 2012. I've been part of CBS Radio in Pittsburgh, Studstill Media in Illinois and now call the Med City home! She and her husband, Will, enjoy Rochester’s craft beers and wine, hiking, and city/country balance. She also has a cat named Pantera – an adorable, long-haired black cat with green eyes! If you want to talk cats (or any animal really), hiking, movies, concerts, or pizza, Val is your girl!
Mankato Snake Won’t Leave KTOE Alone
He's such a presence that they even made a Facebook page for him.
Guess What Caused This Freeborn County Cat Traffic Jam – [WATCH]
Okay, I totally expected them to go nuts for this - but this is ANOTHER LEVEL.
Quick Country Takes Over ‘Kenny Day’ In Minnesota
Back in Pittsburgh, I realized that annual Kenny Chesney shows were a full day event! It's no different in Minnesota.
4 ‘Val Tips’ For Wearing White During Spring And Summer
Summer is coming! Spring is slowly heating up with each day. Birds are greeting us in the morning! We LOVE this time of year.
The 2018 ‘Thursdays On 1st & 3rd’ Lineup Is Here
It looks amazing! One of the best parts about summer in Rochester is Thursday on 1st and 3rd. It's back with great entertainment!
5 ‘Must Visit’ Outdoor Eating Options In Rochester
Summer is on the way! Spring is finally starting to treat us to some warmer weather! Are you thinking about taking advantage of outdoor seating?
Is Minnesota Really ‘Review-Obsessed’?
This survey did point out some interesting facts.
Five West Customer Looks For Mayo Employee ‘Missed Connection’
Can you help her find him? I feel like a few people might know this guy, especially given the time frame that this occurred.
Did Val Find Rochester’s ‘Most Colorful’ Instagram Account?
I'm pretty sure I did, and her photos are AMAZING.
Rochester’s Most Influential People
Most of us have had the honor of meeting them, but have we really reflected on what makes them so influential?