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

Group home's Credit River neighbors are furious over surprise arrival

An angry group of Credit River Township residents say they were not informed of the arrival of a group home...

Updated: November 29, 2013, - 02:04 PM

Rental subsidies up for vote before the Metropolitan Council

Latest Met Council grants are largely focused on areas near transit stations in cities, suburbs.

Updated: November 24, 2013, - 09:34 PM

Rural revival bucks dire forecasts for many Minnesota small towns

Recoveries in agriculture and rural manufacturing are combining with rapidly spreading high-speed wireless access and other factors to yield numbers that few predicted.

Updated: November 24, 2013, - 08:19 AM

Demographics beat: Find facts on your town, in seconds

Ever wonder how many folks in Eden Prairie are on food stamps? Or how long it takes people in Lakeville...

Updated: November 21, 2013, - 05:22 PM

Met Council reassures Scott County on growth

Though the council’s population projections for cities in the county are down, they’re being revised to take into account local...

Updated: November 19, 2013, - 03:37 PM

Getting around Twin Cities nearly as costly as housing

Faster than the nation as a whole, the cost of transportation in the Twin Cities may soon exceed that of a roof over one's head.

Updated: November 14, 2013, - 01:06 PM

Some trees are removed from a south metro park, but for a good reason

Officials stress that the trees are being downed for good reasons, including prairie restoration and the continued cleanup of the...

Updated: November 08, 2013, - 10:54 PM

Voters approve south-metro school funding requests; Tabke on top in Shakopee

In Savage, two City Council incumbents came out on top of a crowded field.

Updated: November 06, 2013, - 11:18 AM

Tax breaks for jobs heat up Shakopee races

The tax breaks that are helping lure thousands of jobs to Shakopee are the centerpiece of just about everyone’s campaign...

Updated: October 29, 2013, - 01:51 PM

Savage candidates differ sharply over taxes, dome, Depot

Voters in Savage next week will have a chance to weigh in on two starkly differing conceptions of the role...

Updated: October 29, 2013, - 01:49 PM

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