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

Aug. 28: Wilfs’ info kicks state review into high gear

Despite substantial progress on audit, stadium construction could still be delayed, an official warns.

Updated: August 28, 2013, - 11:06 PM

Aug. 27: Fight over Wilfs’ data may stall stadium plan

Vikings officials have agreed to provide analysts with more financial information on team owners Mark and Zygi Wilf, but fears continue to grow that construction of the new football stadium in downtown Minneapolis is falling behind schedule.

Updated: August 27, 2013, - 06:26 AM

Aug. 18: Wilf inquiry adds pressure to stadium timeline

Any delays caused by a review of his finances would ripple through the construction schedule.

Updated: August 18, 2013, - 10:46 AM

Vikings stadium deal is put on hold for probe of Wilf family finances

A racketeering specialist will be looking into finances of Vikings’ owners after New Jersey case.

Updated: August 14, 2013, - 11:44 AM

Aug. 12: Mpls. Planning Commission OKs stadium design

Despite some sharp criticism from one of its members, a Minneapolis commission approved the plan.

Updated: August 12, 2013, - 10:00 PM

Aug. 11: Doubts about Wilfs complicate stadium talks

The governor and the Sports Facilities Authority are poring over the final details of the deal.

Updated: August 11, 2013, - 07:43 AM

Aug. 9: Dayton questions business dealings of Vikings owners

The governor wants assurance that stadium dealings are “truthful and accurate.”

Updated: August 10, 2013, - 10:16 PM

Metrodome demolition won't be a blast

Turns out, there’ll be no big-bang farewell for the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.Instead, the 31-year-old downtown Minneapolis sports venue that...

Updated: August 06, 2013, - 09:43 PM

Mpls. city committee has lots of ideas for Vikings stadium

Recommendations include protecting birds and encouraging bikes.

Updated: July 26, 2013, - 11:42 AM

Vikings push to add tailgating options in time for new stadium

With some prime tailgating lots near the new stadium targeted for development, the NFL team is working to fill the...

Updated: July 26, 2013, - 08:11 AM

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