St. Louis perches at the confluence of two of the nation's mightiest rivers, the Missouri and the Mississippi. Have you ever wondered what lurks in their depths? A new aquarium is scheduled to open in December in the city's downtown Union Station building, showcasing the life and ecology of those two waterways – and underwater realms from across the world.

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Graduated with a degree in journalism from UW-Madison in 1987. Reporter at a newspaper outside London, England. Then a reporter at papers in Pennsylvania and Virginia. For 13 years, a reporter and editor at the Chicago Tribune. Named EDN editor in 2014.