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

State panel: Public deserves more information about physician misconduct

Lawmakers propose bills that would increase access to adverse actions against doctors.

Updated: February 27, 2012, - 11:04 AM

Grieving NDSU students gather, pray

FARGO, N.D. - A weekly sunrise prayer service at North Dakota State University became a place of mourning Wednesday for students coming to grips with four of their own dying in a multivehicle crash on a snowy Minnesota interstate about 100 miles from campus.

Updated: February 22, 2012, - 11:09 PM

Feb. 17: U.S. senators ask for more oversight of medical boards

Minnesota lawmakers also are reconsidering how the state's board regulates and disciplines doctors.

Updated: February 17, 2012, - 10:20 AM

Shop fire sets smoldering feud over fire departments ablaze

The fire in Ron Terhaar's $200,000 shop raised issues of ego, money and safety near Richmond, a scenic lakes community 80 miles northwest of the Twin Cities.

Updated: February 15, 2012, - 06:37 AM

Minimum standards mean less discipline

Despite lawsuits and loss of surgical privileges, one doctor wasn't suspended until he failed to accept supervision.

Updated: February 06, 2012, - 04:42 PM

Feb. 6: State fails to offer full disclosure

Minnesota's medical board doesn't provide access to malpractice awards and other records that are readily available in other states.

Updated: February 06, 2012, - 03:59 PM

Feb. 5: Doctors who err escape penalties

The Minnesota Board of Medical Practice often shies away from punishing doctors whose mistakes harm patients or who demonstrate a pattern of substandard care, a Star Tribune investigation has found.

Updated: February 05, 2012, - 12:12 PM

March 28, 2008: Agonizing wait ends for news from Iraq

They don't know how or when he died or whether he was tortured. They don't know where his body was...

Updated: December 13, 2011, - 11:02 AM

Bringing 9/11 home

A World Trade Center beam from New York City forms the centerpiece of a memorial planned for Marshall, Minn.

Updated: August 10, 2011, - 10:25 AM

July 2: State shutdown hits home - and wallet

Layoffs and curtailed services in wake of budget impasse have some Minnesotans angry, others fearful.

Updated: July 01, 2011, - 10:55 PM

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