Tom Meersman

Reporter | West Metro
Phone: 612-673-7388
Tom Meersman covers Lake Minnetonka, Three Rivers Park District, suburban growth and other topics in Hennepin and Carver counties.

Recent content from Tom Meersman

Cops, firefighters, medics in Twin Cities metro area help one another debrief after disasters

A Twin Cities volunteer group brings law and rescue workers together after traumatic episodes.

Updated: April 20, 2013, - 04:34 PM

Carver County to pay $3.6 million to expand Lake Waconia Regional Park

Carver County officials signed a purchase agreement for $3.6 million to add 19 acres to the park.

Updated: April 16, 2013, - 01:50 PM

3 people killed, 5 injured in rollover crash on I-94 in Minneapolis

All of the dead and injured had been in a 2000 Toyota Sienna. Three of the victims, including one child, remained in critical condition.

Updated: April 08, 2013, - 12:06 AM

St. Bonifacius says no to drones

Worried that its citizens might be spied upon by eyes in the sky, a Twin Cities-area community has become one...

Updated: April 06, 2013, - 12:07 AM

Bus options increase in Carver County

A new park-and-ride in the city of Carver will go hand-in-hand with new housing construction.

Updated: April 02, 2013, - 04:48 PM

Carver County to help mentally ill keep their pets in times of trouble

Carver County program allows hospitalized owners to get pets back rather than losing them to shelters.

Updated: March 19, 2013, - 02:25 PM

Target, Minnehaha Creek Watershed District pair up to study water quality

Target and the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District will study stormwater runoff from two Target properties.

Updated: March 19, 2013, - 02:23 PM

Land deal hits snag for Carver County to expand Lake Waconia park

A long-awaited acquisition to expand Lake Waconia Regional Park has hit a snag.

Updated: March 12, 2013, - 04:15 PM

Three Rivers Parks prepare for onslaught of emerald ash borers

As bugs close in, Three Rivers Park District will remove and replace about 2,000 trees on an aggressive schedule.

Updated: March 12, 2013, - 04:07 PM

Search is on for the road salt that's polluting Minnehaha Creek

A salt-free diet may be impossible for the creek, but less chloride would make for a healthier habitat.

Updated: March 06, 2013, - 07:08 AM

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