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

Walkers, snowmobilers continue battle over park in Scott County

A weekend meeting failed to produce consensus on how to fit walkers and snowmobilers into the same park space.

Updated: March 05, 2013, - 11:20 PM

Shakopee council wants tax hike for transit

Shakopee’s City Council favors a DFL proposal to pull Scott County into the metrowide add-on sales tax for transit.A leading...

Updated: February 24, 2013, - 07:41 AM

Walkers, snowmobile riders at odds over Scott County parks

Scott County residents are upset over park rules restricting some areas to snowmobile use only.

Updated: February 20, 2013, - 11:25 PM

Mining proceeds in Scott County as anxiety rises

Scott County awaits new word on safeguards that may be needed for mining frac sand.

Updated: February 19, 2013, - 02:57 PM

Audit calls for more oversight of Minnesota easements

A new legislative report advocates for more than "drive-by" monitoring of easements purchased to promote conservation.

Updated: February 12, 2013, - 10:35 PM

Transportation projects booming in south metro

We're in the midst of a series of transportation advances as momentous, collectively, as the 90's arrival of the Bloomington Ferry Bridge.

Updated: February 12, 2013, - 04:19 PM

A brand-new Scott County intersection is getting a big fix

A busy piece of highway leading Scott County commuters to their jobs is jammed, and engineers are working on a solution

Updated: February 10, 2013, - 06:59 PM

Suburbs open to transit tax

Some in Scott and Carver counties fear they've got to join tax district or be left behind in metro transit planning.

Updated: February 09, 2013, - 10:09 PM

Live, from New York it's ... Shakopee?

"SNL" is poking fun in ways that rest on stereotype, but also on fact. The mayor is bemused.

Updated: January 29, 2013, - 03:43 PM

Ex-lawmaker to become lobbyist for Scott County

Claire Robling, a former journalist who got elected to office and eventually chaired the Minnesota Senate Finance Committee, is joining Scott County's staff.

Updated: January 19, 2013, - 04:12 PM

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