Tom Meersman

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

Recent content from Tom Meersman

Water quality prompts complaints in Minnetrista

The west metro city, which says the discolored water is safe to drink, is weighing options to improve the quality.

Updated: March 20, 2014, - 09:27 PM

New study sheds light on how far wind disperses seeds.

Children marvel at helicopter seeds spinning through the air from maple trees, or the wispy white seeds that riffle in...

Updated: March 14, 2014, - 08:47 PM

Three Rivers Park Superintendent Cris Gears to retire

Cris Gears has led the large suburban park system since 2007.

Updated: March 10, 2014, - 07:41 PM

March 2: Strong growth for Hennepin, Carver counties

Met Council forecasts population rebound for older cities in the metro.

Updated: March 02, 2014, - 07:09 AM

Feb. 23: Met Council’s density requirements raise hackles in west metro

Minnetrista residents voice dismay over housing plans.

Updated: February 23, 2014, - 12:48 AM

Historic Carver County farmstead in legal limbo

After the death of their father, who deeded the site to the Carver County Historical Society, two sons are disputing...

Updated: February 14, 2014, - 11:17 PM

Mpls. Park Board to seek study of LRT tunnel under Kenilworth channel

Mpls. Park Board wants more information on option under channel.

Updated: January 31, 2014, - 10:10 PM

$50,000 study of Southwest light-rail line tweaks earlier plan

Report concludes freight trains could be rerouted west.

Updated: January 30, 2014, - 11:40 PM

Court: Taconite mine expansion does not need new environmental study

One of the state’s largest taconite mines does not need a new environmental study to expand and keep operating for...

Updated: January 27, 2014, - 11:17 PM

Xcel Energy wants a do-over in Plymouth

The utility seeks to withdraw a power line plan due to opposition. But citizens want to make sure the same...

Updated: January 25, 2014, - 06:57 AM

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