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

Driving I-94 from city to city now borderline nuts

Construction projects in the busy area where Minneapolis and St. Paul meet are slowing and frustrating commuters.

Updated: June 04, 2011, - 11:22 PM

Voters say: Enough already

In politically diverse House District 25B, folks wonder how compromise became a four-letter word at the Capitol.

Updated: May 29, 2011, - 09:32 PM

May 22: North Minneapolis tornado toll $166 million and likely to rise

Hundreds of residents left homeless by Sunday’s tornado sifted through the ruin of their homes and neighborhood amid a treacherous landscape of downed trees and power lines.

Updated: May 23, 2011, - 11:30 PM

For Flight 93 hero's parents, a sense of justice at long last

The death of Osama bin Laden brings a bit of relief, but little comfort to the parents of a Flight 93 hero.

Updated: May 03, 2011, - 07:09 AM

When the sprawl stopped

Once booming symbols of possibility, the Twin Cities exurbs are scarred by foreclosures, battered by gas prices and uncertain when recovery might come.

Updated: April 13, 2011, - 10:42 AM

Minnesota vs. deadly DWIs: Who's winning?

Minnesota gets high marks among states for enforcement, but not for punishment. Nearly 900 people in Minnesota have been killed in alcohol-related crashes over the past five years. | Smashed: A Star Tribune special project about the toll of driving drunk in Minnesota.

Updated: March 30, 2011, - 04:50 PM

City dreams buckle under taxes' weight

Falling home values and rising property taxes unnerve Minneapolis homeowners.

Updated: February 16, 2011, - 06:24 AM

Dems to go south for 2012 confab

Minneapolis loses bid for party's national convention to Charlotte, N.C., a foothold for Obama in the New South.

Updated: February 02, 2011, - 12:35 AM

Hard wait after soft sell to Democrats

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is still optimistic as Democrats get ready to reveal the site for their 2012 convention.

Updated: January 26, 2011, - 11:22 PM

Minnesotans find tiny victories amid ruin in Haiti

To Mark Crea and the hundreds of Minnesotans who have spent time working in the chaos that has defined Haiti for the past year, the simple stuff matters most.

Updated: January 12, 2011, - 09:41 AM

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