Tom Meersman

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

Recent content from Tom Meersman

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

Quarantine: A first in Minnesota's fight vs. spread of gypsy moths

A proposed quarantine in northeastern Minnesota would help keep the invasive species from infecting woods statewide.

Updated: January 23, 2014, - 10:49 PM

Housing likely for Orono’s old golf course

To dismay of some residents, the city is expected to change its long-term plan to allow the project.

Updated: January 10, 2014, - 12:40 AM

Chanhassen archaeological dig races clock, cold or very cold

Any artifacts left in Chanhassen wetland will be destroyed when road project begins later this year.

Updated: January 08, 2014, - 10:06 PM

Lake Minnetonka cable group retains most members

Half of the commission’s 17 cities threatened to withdraw, but several decided against it before a Dec. 31 deadline.

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 04:15 PM

Big chill: Why us? Why now?

A chunk of air from Canada has set up over Minnesota and is hanging around a while.

Updated: January 06, 2014, - 10:49 AM

2014 wish list is long for west metro communities

Communities are lining up to to make requests of the state in 2014. Transportation issues are especially crucial for...

Updated: December 31, 2013, - 02:07 PM

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