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

Mankato looks for new head football coach

Even after child-porn charges were dismissed, Todd Hoffner was reassigned.

Updated: January 08, 2013, - 01:24 AM

Dec. 22, 2012: Hoffner gets 20-day unpaid suspension

Todd Hoffner's status as Minnesota State, Mankato's football coach remains unclear. The unpaid suspension might be over his use of university cellphone.

Updated: December 20, 2012, - 06:58 AM

Accused Little Falls killer makes bail; tough case ahead

Veteran defense attorneys outline possible legal strategies for Byron Smith, who confessed to killing two teens.

Updated: December 18, 2012, - 11:07 PM

Dec. 17: Little Falls divided by tragedy

Some see a Little Falls man defending his home. Others see two teens executed.

Updated: December 17, 2012, - 05:44 AM

Little Falls teen slayings caught on tape

Officers say video of the teens outside Byron Smith's house and audio of the Little Falls shootings seem to support his statements.

Updated: December 11, 2012, - 06:13 AM

Dec. 8: Cleared by court, Mankato football coach remains in limbo

A week after a judge dismissed felony child pornography charges against Hoffner stemming from videos he recorded on his work-issued phone of his three young children, Minnesota State University, Mankato has yet to reinstate him.

Updated: December 08, 2012, - 09:27 AM

Groundbreaking for Vikings stadium set for October 2013

Officials project an October 2013 start for construction on the new 65,000-seat stadium; the project's biggest hire is the next major step.

Updated: December 07, 2012, - 11:59 PM

Dec. 2: Cleared by court, Mankato coach still left out of title run

Fans rallied around Todd Hoffner after felony charges were dismissed, but a university inquiry continues.

Updated: December 02, 2012, - 08:25 AM

Mankato coach thankful nightmare of child-porn case is over

"The last 102 days have been long, painful and a nightmare," Todd Hoffner said. "Our lives have been turned upside down."

Updated: December 01, 2012, - 09:29 AM

Vikings official: Some are 'jumping the gun'

A Vikings official said the governor, public are too quick to judge on seat licensing issue.

Updated: November 16, 2012, - 09:16 PM

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