Tom Meersman

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

Recent content from Tom Meersman

Many vie for Three Rivers board positions

Four candidates in one district and three in another are seeking the chance to move on to November's ballot.

Updated: July 31, 2012, - 03:58 PM

Researchers move from Minnetonka to other lakes to scan for wrecks

Two archaeologists aim to find history on the bottom of Lake Waconia, White Bear Lake.

Updated: July 28, 2012, - 11:14 PM

Three Rivers board readies a tech upgrade

The district's computer system is to get $3 million revamp.

Updated: July 21, 2012, - 09:26 PM

Victoria City Council grants Archie's Landing a permit

Victoria City Council voted to grant the little boat launch a permit.

Updated: July 09, 2012, - 09:34 PM

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

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