Tom Scheck

Tom Scheck

Reporter
Minnesota Public Radio
tscheck@mpr.org


Tom Scheck covers politics and government for MPR News. He joined MPR in March 2000. He previously worked in Muncie, Indiana as a reporter for Indiana Public Radio from 1996 to 2000. Scheck graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in broadcast journalism and English. He is an avid runner who has finished five marathons, including two finishes at the Boston Marathon. He loves journalism, baseball and the Philadelphia Eagles.

Tom Scheck Feature Archive

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders
The presidential candidate will be in Rochester Thursday morning. (06/29/2015)
Concerned about the national perception of police, the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association says a new public relations campaign will highlight the work officers do in their communities. (06/28/2015)
Donald Joseph at body camera hearing
The Minneapolis Police Conduct Oversight Commission held its first public hearing on body cameras this morning. (06/27/2015)
Father John Bauer said releasing the details of the internal investigation into Nienstedt is imperative if the archdiocese will be able to move forward. (06/27/2015)
In St. Paul, some worry that the museum's $13 million request could force out other city projects when state lawmakers write a public works bill next year. (06/25/2015)
A jobs and energy budget bill signed by Gov. Mark Dayton cuts rates for mining companies, paper mills and steel mills in northern Minnesota. But residential and small business rates will rise. (06/17/2015)
Hebda will take on all responsibilities of leading the archdiocese following Nienstedt's resignation. He will fill the role until Pope Francis appoints a new, permanent archbishop. (06/15/2015)
Nienstedt and Auxiliary Bishop Lee Piche resigned Monday after prosecutors charged the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis with having failed to protect children from a pedophile priest. (06/15/2015)
The fate of an already fragile budget deal is in further question Friday afternoon, after the Minnesota Senate failed to pass a controversial agricultural and environmental budget bill. (06/12/2015)
The governor has been left pleading with members of his own party to vote for budget bills that even he admits include bad policy. What happened? (06/12/2015)
A special session to finish the budget work is likely Friday. But even with the backing of DFL and GOP leaders, passage of the bills is not certain. (06/10/2015)
Gov. Mark Dayton said for now he's dropping a fight with Republicans over the state auditor's role, opening the door to a special session to finish the budget. (06/08/2015)
The governor says he's unwilling to call lawmakers back into a special session to finish the budget until they agree to drop language stripping state auditor oversight of county government. (06/03/2015)
Monday's agreement between Gov. Dayton and GOP legislators cleared the way ... almost. (06/02/2015)
Gov. Mark Dayton and House GOP leaders on Monday tentatively agreed to a two-year school spending budget and are close on other issues. (06/01/2015)