Tom Meersman

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

Recent content from Tom Meersman

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

Old Log Theater might partner with Three Rivers Park District

The Stolz family is in talks with park officials about jointly using the theater on Lake Minnetonka .

Updated: April 24, 2012, - 12:12 PM

Goose control plan approved for area parks

Wildlife managers are primed to hold down numbers.

Updated: April 21, 2012, - 07:47 PM

Wayzata begins demolition of former shopping center

A mix of retail and senior living apartments will sprout in downtown Wayzata, thanks to an improving economy.

Updated: April 14, 2012, - 08:49 PM

Lake Minnetonka reveals a new trove of shipwrecks

A renewed effort to see what's lurking at the bottom of Lake Minnetonka has uncovered three historically significant shipwrecks from when the lake was a popular tourist attraction at the turn of the 20th century.

Updated: April 14, 2012, - 07:08 AM

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