David Peterson

Reporter | South Metro and Demographics
Phone: 952-746-3285
David Peterson covers Scott County; suburban growth and development issues in the metropolitan area in general; and demographics, including reports from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Recent content from David Peterson

Arts briefs: Community Expo coming up in Woodbury

Woodbury’s Community Expo, featuring more than 175 local businesses and nonprofits, is coming up on Saturday, April 25. The event...

Updated: April 17, 2015, - 11:53 PM

Birdhouse auction backing area arts offers dozens of witty micro-homes

Just one of these things, in last year’s auction, triggered a bidding war that lifted its price to an eye-popping $850.

Updated: April 17, 2015, - 11:51 PM

Poll finds support for adding to Woodbury's Central Park

City officials will ponder the implications of the findings this spring and summer.

Updated: April 17, 2015, - 11:50 PM

St. Croix River bridge project now halfway finished

On both sides of St. Croix River, residents wait to see the impact of the new 20-story bridge.

Updated: April 15, 2015, - 09:33 AM

Retired state demographer launching 2nd career as poet, author

For nearly 35 years, Tom Gillaspy was Minnesota's top numbers cruncher and interpreter. Now he's embracing his love for words from his acreage in rural Stillwater.

Updated: April 14, 2015, - 11:53 PM

Arts briefs: Best-selling author to speak at Woodbury library

Jon Ronson, whose 2004 book, “The Men Who Stare at Goats,” became a movie starring George Clooney, will appear this...

Updated: April 10, 2015, - 11:07 PM

Ideas bubble up for lightly used Newport transit station

Officials are looking at ways to create some buzz and rider awareness.

Updated: April 04, 2015, - 02:00 PM

Marine on St. Croix's General Store nears rare change of hands

The Marine General Store has only changed hands half a dozen times since the Civil War. So it means a lot to the people in town when it goes up for sale. They grow anxious that something might change, because they have it pretty good.

Updated: March 31, 2015, - 09:47 AM

Arts briefs: Activities, discussions set for 'Big Read' in St. Croix Valley

A full schedule of activities and book discussions is now available for the “Big Read” in the St. Croix Valley.The...

Updated: March 27, 2015, - 10:36 PM

Lake Elmo council seeks to 'move past' bitter tensions

A new majority sought to show it did listen when a hubbub erupted over separation from Administrator Dean Zuleger.

Updated: March 27, 2015, - 10:26 PM

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