Richard Meryhew

Reporter | Regional
Phone: 612-673-4425
Richard Meryhew covers state news. In 2006, he authored an award-winning series on Kirby Puckett's life and he has played a key role in team coverage of many of the state's biggest stories in recent years.

Recent content from Richard Meryhew

Cop-killing suspect got drug treatment, not longer sentence

As Brian Fitch Sr. faces first-degree murder charges in the shooting death of veteran officer Scott Patrick, some law enforcement officials are questioning whether a judge treated him too leniently.

Updated: August 04, 2014, - 01:49 PM

Church lawyer turned whistleblower named 'person of the year'

Jennifer Haselberger, 39, of St. Paul was honored in an editorial by the National Catholic Reporter for her courage in speaking out against Archbishop John Nienstedt.

Updated: December 30, 2013, - 09:50 PM

It's lights out for Metrodome

Well-behaved Metrodome fans say goodbye to an era. Hometown heroes of all stripes helped build memories.

Updated: December 30, 2013, - 12:02 PM

Prior Lake Marine receives Silver Star for rescuing wounded comrade

Cpl. Ethan Nagel was cited for rescuing a comrade from capture in Afghanistan by the Taliban while firing on the enemy and doing so while being wounded himself.

Updated: December 17, 2013, - 09:52 PM

Fraud case, militia ties shock Maplewood vet's neighbors

Keith Michael Novak, an intelligence analyst with the Minnesota National Guard, awaits a Monday court hearing after being accused of stealing information so he could make fake IDs for militia members.

Updated: December 13, 2013, - 05:29 AM

Dec. 8: Vikings, Wells Fargo resolve sign issue

The disagreement over 2 large signs had threatened the $400M project near the new stadium.

Updated: December 09, 2013, - 06:04 AM

Abuse scandal to persist, even after naming priests

Minnesota’s Catholic dioceses under pressure to make public the names of additional accused clerics.

Updated: December 07, 2013, - 09:30 PM

Dec. 5: Archdiocese names 32 priests accused of abusing minors

The archdiocese’s publication of a list of metro priests deemed to have abused kids is unprecedented in Minnesota.

Updated: December 06, 2013, - 10:51 AM

Archdiocese alerts parishes about naming clergy accused of abuse

An e-mail from the vicar general says 92 of its churches had at least one of the priests assigned to...

Updated: December 05, 2013, - 07:07 AM

Dec. 4: Now real work can begin on stadium

As time runs out for the Dome, fans and dignitaries broke ground on new home.

Updated: December 04, 2013, - 07:19 AM

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