Publish date:

Ryan Shaver chokes up as he bids farewell to KARE 11

He's moving to a job with Twin Cities Orthopedic.
Author:
Screen Shot 2019-07-01 at 7.43.43 PM

Sat near to his father, Ryan Shaver said goodbye to KARE 11 after wrapping up his last newscast on Wednesday night.

The sports anchor and reporter starts a new job next week at Twin Cities Orthopedic, where he'll be a digital video/social media specialist.

It's a move he said he's taking because he and his wife want to start a family, but in doing so he'll no longer be working alongside his father, the long-running news anchor Randy.

And you know parents, they never stop embarrassing their kids, with Randy referring to Ryan on-air as "yah-yah," the name his younger brother used to call him, as he said goodbye by sharing a picture of the two of them in the studio.

As the camera cut to Ryan, he was choked up as he tried to introduce his last sportscast.

"I've loved every single second here," he said, before adding: "What I don't love is that all three of our local teams lost tonight – that's coming after the break."

"It's been such a memorable and special four years at my dream job," Ryan wrote on Facebook. "Getting to share the air with my hero has been everything I hoped for and more."

Among those paying tribute was Randy Shaver's anchor partner Julie Nelson.

Next Up

Rent, mortgage, house, key, door

Victims of property manager's sexual harassment to get $736,000

It's part of a consent decree announced by the Department f Justice Monday.

The Liffey Pub Facebook

St. Paul's Irish pub The Liffey reveals it won't reopen

The beloved pub has been closed since the start of the pandemic.

Proctor football

Proctor football investigation: Case goes to county attorney

The office will review the evidence and consider possible criminal charges.

kirsten mitchell screegrab

'I’m heading home!': CA reporter announces return to WCCO

Kirsten Mitchell interned at WCCO years ago. Now, she's coming back as a reporter.

eggs

As part of price gouging settlement, farm to donate 1M eggs to food nonprofits

The egg producer will donate more than 1 million eggs to nonprofits fighting hunger.

plane, Piper PA-32

Sheriff: Witnesses saw plane 'performing aerial maneuvers' before fatal crash

The single-engine aircraft went down in northern Wisconsin, killing a brother and sister.

Screen Shot 2021-10-25 at 8.51.02 AM

Community rallies around Minnetonka HS dancer battling brain tumor

A fundraiser raised more than $44,000 of its $60,000 goal in the first two days.

twin city gardens

In rare move, MDH takes control of Minneapolis nursing home

The temporary receivership is to ensure resident safety.

Sen Mark Koran crop

Lawmaker deletes post encouraging donations to family charged in Capitol riot

Sen. Mark Koran, in his Facebook post, described them as "a good family!"

Related

Screen Shot 2019-07-01 at 7.43.43 PM

Sports anchor Ryan Shaver is leaving KARE 11

He's the son of long-serving news anchor Randy Shaver.

Screen Shot 2021-08-09 at 7.39.06 AM

Eric Perkins bids farewell to KARE 11 after 25 years

Perkins lived up to his reputation in his final goodbye.

Chris Hrapsky

KARE 11 reporter to make the step up to the anchor desk

The Wisconsin native will be part of the weekend anchor team.