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

Cities pleading for patience amid mountains of snow

Thousands of metro residents spent the better part of a bone-chilling Monday continuing to dig out from the worst December blizzard on record.

Updated: December 13, 2010, - 11:48 PM


Two judges rule BNSF mishandled evidence in fatal two-train crash. Railroad says it won the case after judge dropped...

Updated: December 06, 2010, - 12:24 PM

New alarm among Somalis in Minnesota

Portland bombing plot lends a fresh urgency to their efforts to reach out to young people and to fight extremism.

Updated: November 29, 2010, - 10:00 PM

Minnesota reacts with dismay to Oregon plot

As rumors swirled about a relative of the teen's living here, the Somali community worried about a backlash.

Updated: November 27, 2010, - 10:45 PM

Along the great divide

The big middle of the electorate "sloshing" back and forth leads to another split decision.

Updated: November 14, 2010, - 06:42 AM

Jacob's sheriff

Sheriff Sanner is the point man in the 21-year investigation into one of Minnesota's most mysterious crimes.

Updated: September 22, 2010, - 06:57 AM

12 Minnesotans indicted in terror probe

Two Rochester women are accused of raising money for a Somali group linked to Al-Qaida.

Updated: August 05, 2010, - 11:41 PM

Joshua Martin: Probation in lieu of prison

He got probation in lieu of prison time after he agreed to go into treatment.

Updated: May 05, 2010, - 07:42 AM

Charges: Suspect says 'we smoked that cop'

At a one-minute arraignment hearing, Joshua M. Martin's bail was set at $2 million in the killing of a veteran Maplewood police officer.

Updated: May 04, 2010, - 07:18 AM

House OKs use of DWI ignition locks s

The Minnesota House voted 131-0 to authorize the use of breath-activated ignition systems for some first-time drunken drivers.

Updated: April 26, 2010, - 11:18 PM

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