Tom Meersman

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

Recent content from Tom Meersman

Often-absent Barbara Derus quits Three Rivers Park Board

Work-related trips to Europe hurt Barbara Derus' attendance.

Updated: July 05, 2012, - 11:45 PM

Pedestrian safety to be upgraded on Hwy. 101

The stretch of state highway is under scrutiny after a 12-year-old-girl was hit and killed there.

Updated: July 03, 2012, - 11:49 PM

A little boat launch waits to re-open in Victoria

A complaint forced 84-year-old Archie Leizinger to close his landing until he gets a $1,500 permit, prompting a debate about fair access. He charges $6 a boat and a Dr Pepper.

Updated: July 03, 2012, - 08:31 AM

Often-absent Three Rivers parks official to leave post

Work travel keeps Barbara Derus from many Three Rivers meetings.

Updated: June 29, 2012, - 07:03 AM

Bidding adieu to Camp Kingswood

Three Rivers Park District is interested in acquiring the 65-year-old Bible camp in Minnetrista that contains a pristine glacial lake.

Updated: June 26, 2012, - 04:34 PM

Eagle-eye photographer solves mystery of missing Chaska bird

An eaglet rescued after a severe storm 14 years ago in Chaska has been tracked to a nest in St. Peter, where it is flourishing.

Updated: June 14, 2012, - 09:55 PM

Monticello approves broadband transitional plan

City Council takes step to resolve municipal net's financial woes.

Updated: June 11, 2012, - 09:33 PM

Monticello's model broadband effort in peril

But Monticello says it won't abandon FiberNet's 1,700 customers.

Updated: June 07, 2012, - 11:09 PM

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

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