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

Lottery remains hot ticket

The Minnesota State Lottery has hit the jackpot -- again -- posting record ticket sales -- $520 million -- for a fifth consecutive year as recession-weary consumers keep betting ona big payday.

Updated: August 22, 2012, - 05:40 AM

Madison firm gets job to oversee construction of Vikings stadium

Hammes Co., the sports authority's pick to oversee construction of Vikings stadium, served similar role in other NFL stadium projects.

Updated: August 03, 2012, - 10:09 PM

Soccer fans want say on Vikings stadium

With Vikings controlling effort to bring in top U.S. pro league, a group aims to keep focus on the other football.

Updated: August 01, 2012, - 09:57 PM

Stifling heat, dry weather choking Wisconsin crops

More than two-thirds of the nation's bread basket -- from Kansas to Indiana -- has gone without rain for much of the summer.

Updated: July 25, 2012, - 06:43 AM

Longtime Metrodome chief leaves

Bill Lester, on the job for 25 years, is "happy to take a step back."

Updated: July 19, 2012, - 11:14 PM

8,000 pieces of history go home

Thousands of artifacts - some nearly 3,000 years old - are back in the hands of the Bois Forte Band, more than 60 years after excavation.

Updated: July 17, 2012, - 09:55 PM

On wish list for Vikings stadium: Final Four, college football title game

Panel is exploring whether the Vikings' future home is suitable for a college football playoff game or a Final Four basketball tourney.

Updated: July 13, 2012, - 11:21 PM

Pine County was dreading fire but flash flood struck instead

Pine County readied to battle an inferno after thousands of trees blew down last summer. Instead, it got epic flooding.

Updated: July 10, 2012, - 11:30 PM

Amenities driving up cost of new stadiums

Most of the frills and extras planned for the Vikings football stadium that rises on the Minneapolis skyline next year will take months to shape.

Updated: July 08, 2012, - 10:23 AM

Federal disaster aid coming for flood damage

The federal government declared 13 Minnesota counties and three tribal nations major disaster areas after last month's floods.

Updated: July 06, 2012, - 09:58 PM

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