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

Vikes fans to pay hefty seat fees - $2,500 average - at new stadium

Those fees -- raising $100 million of the Vikings contribution for the new stadium -- will range from a low of $500 per seat to a high of $10,000, per seat, with an average of $2,500 per seat.

Updated: October 04, 2013, - 08:28 PM

Obituary: Gerard Cafesjian helped save carousel

Growing up near Coney Island in the 1930s, Gerard L. Cafesjian developed an affection for merry-go-rounds.So much so that when...

Updated: October 02, 2013, - 10:22 PM

Minnesota Somalis united against terror group Al-Shabab

Five years after bitter debate over an upstart terror group divided their Minnesota community, Somalis stand against Al-Shabab.

Updated: September 29, 2013, - 05:06 PM

Sept. 27: Doubts, controversy persist over stadium deal

A plan to fund part of construction with revenues from untested electronic gambling games was officially declared a bust last week. Potentially hefty fees for stadium seat licenses have again angered the governor and threaten to alienate loyal season-ticket holders.

Updated: September 27, 2013, - 06:55 AM

Sept. 16: Dayton wants Vikings to put up more equity

He wants to ensure Wilfs don’t pass on stadium costs.

Updated: September 16, 2013, - 10:55 PM

Sept. 13: Wilfs can finance their share of stadium

Minnesota Vikings owners Mark and Zygi Wilf have more than enough money to pay for their share of their team’s new stadium, even if a New Jersey judge orders them to pay hefty punitive damages in a bitter real estate case, a top stadium official said Friday.

Updated: September 13, 2013, - 10:41 PM

Vikings stadium official: Wilfs can pay their share

It’s not necessary to wait for a New Jersey court ruling on the Wilf family finances for the authority to move forward with stadium, Metropolitan Sports Facilities Authority Chair Michele Kelm-Helgen said.

Updated: September 04, 2013, - 10:19 PM

Vikings owners look to keep their family finances from public

Lawyers for the Vikings owners will ask a New Jersey court next week to seal documents with the family’s net worth.

Updated: September 04, 2013, - 12:14 AM

'Person of interest' wanted in connection with Granite Falls shootings

A Granite Falls, Minn., woman was shot to death in her home about 3:30 a.m. Monday and her boyfriend critically...

Updated: September 02, 2013, - 11:32 PM

Aug. 30: Fight over land near stadium gets bitter

Authority accuses plaza’s owner of overstating value.

Updated: August 30, 2013, - 09:29 PM

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