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

State Capitol
Randy Croce from the University of Minnesota's Labor Education Service looked into the history of the people who built the capitol and joins The Daily Circuit to discuss the unknown faces behind one of Minnesota's most beloved architectural marvels. (The Daily Circuit, 01/26/2015)
Black Friday line
Chuck Marohn thinks Minnesota towns are pulled into Ponzi schemes where new roads create strips of big-box national chains that bring instant gratification and long-term pain. (The Daily Circuit, 01/20/2015)
Lonnie Dupre
On Jan. 11, Dupre reached the summit of Mt. McKinley in Alaska. It's the first time anyone has climbed the tallest mountain in North America alone in January. (The Daily Circuit, 01/16/2015)
Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle said Tuesday that the Minnesota needs a reliable revenue stream to pay for the $6.5 billion in road improvements needed in the next decade. (The Daily Circuit, 12/09/2014)
A major overhaul of three blocks along the Mississippi River would reshape an already signature, high-traffic section of the downtown Minneapolis riverfront. (The Daily Circuit, 11/24/2014)
A wayward moose that drew attention last week for showing up on a farm near Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, has died, a Minnesota DNR official confirmed Thursday. (The Daily Circuit, 11/20/2014)
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)
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)
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)