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Anchor / Fox 9 Morning News

Tom Halden

Tom Halden anchors the earliest part of the Fox 9 Morning News from 4:30am - 6am, as well as co-hosts the Fox 9 Buzz at 9am on weekday mornings.  He joined the station in 2003.

A North St. Paul native, Tom went to North High School before heading to St. Cloud State, where he majored in mass communications and political science.

He's part of the FOX 9 Buzz team that won the 2011 Upper Midwest Emmy for Best Daytime Newscast and part of a team that earned the 2011 Emmy for Interactivity in Newscasts.

Tom is very involved in Cub Scouting and Boy Scouting, helping out at his children's schools, and teaching faith formation classes at church.

Tom lives in the south metro with his wife and four children.

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  • Remembering Devin Aryal’s 9 years of life

    Remembering Devin Aryal’s 9 years of life

    Monday, February 18 2013 5:51 PM EST2013-02-18 22:51:33 GMT
    There will no doubt be plenty of tears and anger at Guardian Angels Catholic Church as a family lays to rest 9-year-old Devin Aryal.
    A funeral is being held at Guardian Angels Catholic Church on Monday as family, friends, classmates and teachers remember the life of 9-year-old Devin Aryal, the boy killed by a random shooter in Oakdale.
  • $2 million bail for Oakdale 'random' shooter

    $2 million bail for Oakdale 'random' shooter

    Wednesday, February 13 2013 4:15 PM EST2013-02-13 21:15:21 GMT
    The man charged with killing a 9-year-old boy and wounding two other people in Oakdale, Minn. on Monday night made his first court appearance Wednesday morning in Washington County.
    The man charged with killing a 9-year-old boy and wounding two other people in Oakdale, Minn. on Monday night made his first court appearance Wednesday morning in Washington County.
  • White House gun plan: What to expect

    White House gun plan: What to expect

    Tuesday, January 15 2013 8:41 AM EST2013-01-15 13:41:25 GMT
    After a month of national mourning over the Connecticut school shooting victims, and two weeks of gathering gun control recommendations, the White House is working on its gun control plan Tuesday.
    After a month of national mourning over the Connecticut school shooting victims, and two weeks of gathering gun control recommendations, the White House is working on its gun control plan Tuesday.
  • January fight against emerald ash borer in Minneapolis

    January fight against emerald ash borer in Minneapolis

    Monday, January 14 2013 9:19 AM EST2013-01-14 14:19:31 GMT
    The Minneapolis Park Board is spending this frigid January week removing some 200 trees, hoping to stop the spread of the emerald ash borer which has the potential to destroy millions of trees.
    The Minneapolis Park Board is spending this frigid January week removing some 200 trees, hoping to stop the spread of the emerald ash borer which has the potential to destroy millions of trees in Minnesota and more than 7 billion in North America.
  • First electronic pull-tabs approved by Minnesota gambling board

    First electronic pull-tabs approved by Minnesota gambling board

    Wednesday, December 5 2012 9:31 PM EST2012-12-06 02:31:22 GMT
    The Minnesota Gambling Control Board voted Monday morning to approve the first electronic pull-tab games and bingo machines that will help raise money for a new Vikings stadium
    The Minnesota Gambling Control Board voted Monday morning to approve the first electronic pull-tab games and bingo machines that will help raise money for a new Vikings stadium
  • 830 Minnesota steroid patients await fungal meningitis calls

    830 Minnesota steroid patients await fungal meningitis calls

    Monday, October 8 2012 8:10 PM EDT2012-10-09 00:10:59 GMT
    The Minnesota Department of Health will continue calling people to let them know if they're infected with the fungal meningitis that's already killed seven people nationwide.
    The Minnesota Department of Health will continue calling people to let them know if they're infected with the fungal meningitis that's already killed seven people nationwide. State health officials say three women in Minnesota are being treated for mild symptoms of fungal meningitis
  • Office shooting victims laid to rest, Accent Signage vows to reopen

    Office shooting victims laid to rest, Accent Signage vows to reopen

    Monday, October 1 2012 9:03 AM EDT2012-10-01 13:03:08 GMT
    Four days after the deadly workplace shooting in Minneapolis, plans are in the works to reopen this week. But before moving on, family, friends, coworkers and the community are saying goodbye.
    Four days after the deadly workplace shooting in Minneapolis, plans are in the works to reopen this week. But before moving on, family, friends, coworkers and the community are saying goodbye to those killed last Thursday afternoon.
  • VP Joe Biden visits Minneapolis, Rochester for campaign events

    VP Joe Biden in Minneapolis, Rochester for campaign events

    Tuesday, August 21 2012 10:31 PM EDT2012-08-22 02:31:11 GMT
    Vice President Joe Biden is in Minnesota for a pair of campaign stops Tuesday in Minneapolis and Rochester. The mission is simple: rally the faithful and make sure they vote 11 weeks from today
    Vice President Joe Biden is in Minnesota for a pair of campaign stops Tuesday in Minneapolis and Rochester. The mission is simple: rally the faithful and make sure they vote 11 weeks from today
  • Storm survivor story: Power pole smashes car in Apple Valley

    Storm survivor story: Power pole smashes car in Apple Valley

    Wednesday, June 20 2012 9:08 AM EDT2012-06-20 13:08:59 GMT
    The south metro, including Apple Valley, Hastings, Farmington and West St. Paul, were among the hardest hit by storms. 14 power poles were knocked down or snapped on Pilot Knob Road in Apple Valley.
    Monday night's storms led to some close calls for two people in Dakota County. Rob Nelson was driving along Pilot Knob Road in Apple Valley when power lines fell on his car.
  • Minnesota Legislature hits self-imposed deadline

    Minnesota Legislature hits self-imposed deadline

    Monday, April 30 2012 9:06 AM EDT2012-04-30 13:06:45 GMT
    Monday, April 30 is supposed to mark the end of the 2012 Minnesota legislative session, but it looks like it's going to go at least an extra day or two.
    Monday, April 30 is supposed to mark the end of the 2012 Minnesota legislative session, but it looks like it's going to go at least an extra day or two. That's because there's still no deal on a new Vikings stadium, business tax cut and bonding bill.
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