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

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

Census finds Twin Cities suburban growth yet to rebound

Census finds that once fastest-growing segments are being eclipsed by Hennepin-Ramsey numbers.

Updated: March 26, 2015, - 06:31 AM

Lake Elmo council offers its city administrator a respite

Peace is threatening to break out in the Washington County city of Lake Elmo after weeks of turbulence. The City Council is offering City Administrator Dean Zuleger a chance to stay on until at least next January.

Updated: March 25, 2015, - 10:56 AM

St. Croix bridge's surface is being spit out, segment by segment

A site on Grey Cloud Island holds the 170-ton “bridge segments” that will span the St. Croix.

Updated: March 20, 2015, - 11:43 PM

Fury likely to build over Met Council's affordable housing plan

Anger already erupted in Carver over plans for apartments, and the council is about to announce proposed new goals for across the Twin Cities.

Updated: March 15, 2015, - 10:22 PM

Arts briefs: Book award finalists to read from their works

The Hardwood Creek branch of the Washington County Library system will feature Minnesota Book Awards finalists next weekend. The authors...

Updated: March 13, 2015, - 11:33 PM

South Washington district will decide who goes to what high school

The South Washington school board makes that call this month, then moves on to other grades.

Updated: March 13, 2015, - 11:31 PM

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