Tom Meersman

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

Recent content from Tom Meersman

Get the 'dirt' on dirt at the Arboretum

The Arboretum gets down and dirty this summer with art, displays and programs about what's beneath our feet.

Updated: June 06, 2012, - 12:26 AM

Trout return near MOA

Brook trout dart in Ike's Creek in Bloomington, a rehabilitated sliver of nature not far from mall parking ramps and jets flying low overhead.

Updated: June 04, 2012, - 11:12 PM

Hwy. 5 getting a makeover

A summer package of road improvements in Chanhassen and Victoria will have detours a-plenty.

Updated: May 29, 2012, - 02:08 PM

Eden Prairie plans road work as business expands, adds jobs

The city is planning $45 million in road improvements over the next few years to accommodate UnitedHealth Group's expansion.

Updated: May 22, 2012, - 12:08 PM

Offshore snack-bar idea floated

Entrepreneurs want to launch a shop on the water on Lake Minnetonka, but skeptical officials say it would be unsafe for boaters and wildlife.

Updated: May 20, 2012, - 12:52 AM

Lake Waconia island is empty without its cormorants

Biologists are puzzled about why large flocks of cormorants have suddenly disappeared from the metro area's second-largest lake.

Updated: May 15, 2012, - 09:31 PM

Waconia sets the hook for Governor's Opener

The west-metro community is putting on its best face for its big moment: the Governor's Fishing Opener this weekend.

Updated: May 08, 2012, - 12:10 PM

Police say slain toddler lived with squalor, abuse in St. Bonifacius

In his short life, Cottrell Short suffered a skull fracture, broken arm and leg and a fatal infection.

Updated: May 01, 2012, - 12:55 PM

Checking in? Plymouth may want to see ID

City would be first in area to ask that of all adult hotel guests.

Updated: April 28, 2012, - 05:18 PM

Gunyou takes a run at Three Rivers park board

Well-known public administrator is seeking the Fourth District seat.

Updated: April 24, 2012, - 08:38 PM

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