Tom Meersman

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

Recent content from Tom Meersman

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

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

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