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

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

Can Savage's dome be home to more than sports?

A proposed home and garden show, despite some obstacles, would bring a whole new crowd inside the puffy big top.

Updated: January 15, 2013, - 11:48 AM

Building permits: Some south metro cities recover, others stall

Figures for 2012 find distinct housing clusters, from consistent performers to more volatile markets.

Updated: January 15, 2013, - 11:43 AM

Shakopee's growth spurt comes to a dead stop

Steep city fees among reasons cited for Shakopee's stagnation.

Updated: January 13, 2013, - 07:18 AM

Transit, roads and schools top legislative wish lists

As the 2013 state legislative session nears, south metro community leaders press their cases to local lawmakers.

Updated: January 01, 2013, - 11:40 PM

Shakopee mayor looks back on a lively first year

Shakopee Mayor Brad Tabke sizes up a busy year in office and vows to run again -- but only once more.

Updated: January 01, 2013, - 11:39 PM

South-metro libraries put the books in your lap

South-metro library systems are stacking their cybershelves with e-books, and showing patrons how to check them out.

Updated: December 26, 2012, - 04:08 PM

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