Tom Meersman

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

Recent content from Tom Meersman

Minnetonka native working to protect tropical forests in Brazil

A 32-year-old Minnetonka native is working to slow deforestation in Brazil.

Updated: February 05, 2013, - 04:38 PM

Three Rivers Park Board is getting tough on attendance

Pay for Three Rivers Park commissioners will be forfeited after three straight absences.

Updated: January 22, 2013, - 05:30 PM

Lake Minnetonka hosts pond hockey

About 50 teams are expected to take to the ice next weekend for the fifth annual North American Pond Hockey Championship on Lake Minnetonka's Excelsior Bay.

Updated: January 19, 2013, - 05:07 PM

Sunken treasures of the east metro

Shipwrecks hold keys to history of White Bear Lake and Lake Waconia.

Updated: January 19, 2013, - 04:34 PM

New leadership at Three Rivers

John Gunyou is the new board chair of Three Rivers Park District. The former Minnetonka mayor was one of four new commissioners elected to the seven-member board in November. He also served as Minnesota's finance commissioner under former Gov. Arne Carlson.

Updated: January 19, 2013, - 04:14 PM

Sunken treasures in Lake Waconia, White Bear Lake

Shipwrecks hold keys to the history of White Bear Lake and Lake Waconia.

Updated: January 18, 2013, - 05:32 PM

As city and workload grow, Chaska gets full-time fire chief

In many cities across metro area, work is becoming too complex for volunteer chiefs.

Updated: January 05, 2013, - 10:55 PM

Branching out at the Arboretum

The University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum will open a new sculpture garden next year and add a connection with a regional bike trail.

Updated: December 26, 2012, - 11:09 AM

Suburbia is sprouting in the open fields of Medina

About 400 new homes have been approved, including a project OK'd by the City Council against the recommendation of planning officials.

Updated: December 22, 2012, - 11:21 PM

Three Rivers approves purchase of new park

United Methodist Church of Minnesota is selling Camp Kingswood, which is on track to become the 24th park in the Three Rivers system.

Updated: December 21, 2012, - 02:23 PM

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