Tom Meersman

Reporter | Agriculture
Phone: 612-673-7388
Tom Meersman covers farmers and farming.

Recent content from Tom Meersman

Three Rivers Park District increases fees for winter activities

Some increases will take effect soon, but the popular parks will also offer family discounts.

Updated: September 17, 2013, - 03:36 PM

New fiber-optic broadband system dedicated in Carver County

A new $7.5 million high-speed fiber-optic network links all 11 cities and many other sites in Carver County.

Updated: September 10, 2013, - 01:54 PM

Missile in St. Bonifacius stands as a reminder of the Cold War

One of the few remaining deactivated missiles in the country still is standing in the southwest metro city.

Updated: September 04, 2013, - 05:35 PM

Endangered plants find some friends at U of M Landscape Arboretum

The arboretum is working with other botanical gardens to protect endangered plants in the wild, and to bank their seeds.

Updated: August 25, 2013, - 08:59 PM

U of M Landscape Arboretum branches out with art garden

The Chanhassen landmark has received a donation of 23 world-class sculptures.

Updated: July 30, 2013, - 09:50 PM

Ancient campsite discovered along Minnesota River in Chanhassen

Archaeologists are getting a priceless peek at Minnesota's ancient past, known as the Archaic Period, because of a rare campsite discovered along the Minnesota River in Chanhassen during a routine survey in preparation for bridge work.

Updated: July 29, 2013, - 05:15 AM

Minnetrista adopts $500 homeowner's fee when fire trucks are needed

Owners will pay $500 for emergency fire calls to their homes, but not for false alarms.

Updated: July 23, 2013, - 03:46 PM

Minneapolis vigil remembers Trayvon Martin

The service offered those upset by the George Zimmerman acquittal a chance to come together.

Updated: July 15, 2013, - 10:31 AM

Goats help manage invasive plants at Three Rivers park

The herd of 17 goats was all business.The animals, white with patches of bronze, black and mahogany brown, meandered along...

Updated: July 12, 2013, - 09:57 PM

Bloomington's Hyland park gets new cross-country ski trail

The 5K trail loop will feature guaranteed snow thanks to a snowmaking system the city approved.

Updated: July 09, 2013, - 04:24 PM

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