A native of Kansas City, Mo., Edward has actually worked in Minnesota before. He worked as a morning anchor in Duluth, Minn., but his most recent job was working as an anchor/reporter at Fox59 in Indianapolis.
He also worked at WHAM-TV in Rochester, N.Y. for three years.
Edward graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a Degree in Communication Studies. Over the course of his career Edward has covered everything from the Red Lake school shootings in northern Minnesota to the disappearance of IU student Lauren Spierer, and has interviewed such notables as Caroline Kennedy, Operation Desert Storm commander Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf and Martin Luther King III.
Edward has had the journalism bug since he was 10 years old, when he was hired as an anchor/reporter for the nationally syndicated, Emmy Award-winning kids’ magazine show “The What’s Up Network.”
A frustrating Fourth of July is in store for some Twin Cities families. Several lakes and rivers have dangerously high water levels in addition to storm debris floating on or just below the surface. The water is moving so fast that the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis and near Minnehaha Park has been off limits to all boaters for the last ten days. The locks for commercial barges just reopened Wednesday, but recreational boating is still prohibited.
Hundreds of people headed to White Bear Lake this week for a chance at breaking a world record. Their goal was to make the longest ice cream sundae in the world, while raising money for cancer research.
A new floating piece of art is tapping in to how the city is feeling. MIMMI is being called the emotional gateway to Minneapolis, and this weekend it will be the center piece of one of the city’s most unique festivals: the Secret City.
The road to We Day Minnesota takes us to Northdale Middle School in the Anoka-Hennepin School District. A student run group there is earning their way to We Day by serving people in Haiti, and in their own school. We Day is a star-studded one day event coming to Minnesota Oct. 8. About 18,000 Minnesota students will pack the Xcel Center in St. Paul to celebrate service to others.
There will be a good, deep cleaning along the Mississippi River Wednesday as volunteers head out by riverboat to pick up trash and debris in St. Paul. But there’s a fun twist to all that dirty work. At least some if not most of the trash collected will end up at the Minnesota State Fair in August.
Locally made art will be popping up all over Maple Grove this summer, and there’s a way for you to get involved. The art installations will be featured in windows all over the city, and the opening reception for the interactive installation will be on Friday at 6:30 p.m.
A former Navy Seal is teaching Minnesotans the art of self-defense. He’s using his elite training and war time experience to help make sure your family can protect itself. Larry Yatch, who runs the Sealed Mindset studios in New Hope, was in the Navy Seals for 10 years.
“Lions and leopards and buffalo, OH MY!” That’s what you might hear people saying as they walk into Lowry Avenue Barbers. OK, the odds are that no one would actually say that, but they would still be surprised by what they see.
Often bullying stems from a lack of understanding of others. Whether it’s sexuality, race or even economic status, some find it easier to pick on others’ differences. Students at Wellstone International High School say bullying is almost a daily occurrence there.
We’ve finally hit that time of year when dogs and their owners can’t wait out of the house. But with more dogs out and about in the metro – the threat of being bitten is going up. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 800,000 people require medical attention for dog bites each year in the U.S. Children are the most common victims.
The largest multicultural celebration in Minnesota is underway, as the Festival of Nations continues at the St. Paul RiverCentre.
On Wednesday, a Twin Cities event aims to help pay for research into Lupus while also supporting patients. The Lupus Food and Wine Classic will be held at the Great Room at Mall of America.
Raising a child with autism presents a special set of challenges. Finding the right toys to promote learning and fun can be a struggle — without help.
Inside the art covered walls of YouthLink lies a refuge — a safe place for youth with nowhere to call home.
The cleanup is still going on at Target Field to get the stadium ready to host the National League Mets at 7:10 p.m. Friday.