Tom Weber

Tom Weber

Co-Host, The Daily Circuit
Minnesota Public Radio
tweber@mpr.org


Tom Weber serves as co-host for MPR News' The Daily Circuit. He joined MPR News in Jan. 2008 as a general assignment reporter, and soon moved to the K-12 education beat. In 2011, Weber was the lead reporter on MPR News' investigation into Minnesota's anti-bullying law, a ground-breaking report that has prompted new proposals and vigorous debate. Weber was a morning news anchor and reporter for KWMU St. Louis Public Radio for more than five years. He has won the regional Edward R. Murrow awards for writing and use of sound.

Tom Weber Feature Archive

'Boy on Ice'
Branch, a Pulitzer Prize winner, has expanded his initial reporting with a more extensive book detailing Boogaard's life and death. (The Daily Circuit, 10/13/2014)
Jackson 5
This newly-found recording features 8-year-old Michael Jackson, along with his brothers Jermaine, Tito, Jackie and Marlon. It's believed to be the earliest recording of the group. (The Daily Circuit, 09/30/2014)
Common Loon
A new report suggests Minnesotans might need to consider a future without iconic birds, including the state bird, the common loon. (The Daily Circuit, 09/09/2014)
A nascent effort to build a 'food oasis' that was originally proposed to be located in the Lowertown Depot will go on - and has been going on - without the building. (The Daily Circuit, 08/13/2014)
Generations of immigrants in the early days of Minneapolis's history lived in the eclectic area along the Mississippi River known as the Bohemian Flats. (The Daily Circuit, 06/20/2014)
Biologists from the Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa found zebra mussels on an aluminum can in Crooked Lake in Lake County, DNR officials said today. Further searches of the lake found more zebra mussels. (05/28/2014)
A MnDOT official said the idea for boat tours on this project came from the interest people had in the informal tours that developed during construction of the new I-35W bridge in Minneapolis. (The Daily Circuit, 05/28/2014)
The unique blend of Indian classical dance and jazz will head out on a national tour after this weekend's premiere at the Walker Art Center. (The Daily Circuit, 05/16/2014)
For Shelly Winemiller, the trigger was returning as an adult to the central Wisconsin parish where she had been sexually abused by a priest. (The Daily Circuit, 04/25/2014)
Approximately 12 to 15 percent of offenders at the women's prison in Shakopee, Minn. are pregnant at any given time. Over the past five years, approximately 66 babies were born to inmates. (The Daily Circuit, 03/19/2014)
The fair noted in a newsletter this week that admission prices will increase to $13 for adults and $11 for seniors and kids. (02/06/2014)
Barkhad Abdi played the lead pirate taking over a ship in the movie "Captain Phillips" starring Tom Hanks. (12/11/2013)
An online petition from students asking for more police presence now has more than 3,200 signatures (The Daily Circuit, 11/27/2013)
Last year, this iconic border town lost nearly 300 good-paying paper mill jobs. The shock has subsided and tears have dried, but the work of rethinking what this company town might become is just beginning. (The Daily Circuit, 11/15/2013)
New test scores out this morning show gains in closing the gap between white students and students of color. (The Daily Circuit, 11/07/2013)