Tom Cherveny

Reporter: Region and Outdoors

Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoors reporter for the West Central Tribune.
He has been a reporter with the West Central Tribune since 1993.

Cherveny can be reached via email at or by phone at 320-214-4335.

His beats include regional news and the outdoors. Tom enjoys outdoor recreation, hunting and fishing.

Cherveny has a bachelor's in journalism and political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

He previously worked as the editor at the Granite Falls (Minnesota) Advocate Tribune.

Tom speaks English.

A family from Madison, South Dakota, purchased land near the Minnesota River unaware of Chippewa County's plans for a park on adjoining land. They believe the park will disrupt their plans for camping and hunting and adversely affect the value of their property and question whether an access road to the park can be developed along their land.
The Renville County Board of Commissioners expressed support for the optional tax to meet road needs.
Madison Eklund has the winds under her wings now after battling the unrelenting current of a flooded Minnesota River and the severe weather that kept her off the water for days at a time. She aims to be the first solo kayaker to retrace the Fort Snelling to York Factory route made famous by Eric Sevareid and Walter Port and those who followed.
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Improving water quality depends on conservation work on private lands. Chippewa County showcased examples where willing landowners are partnering with conservation agencies.
All of the law enforcement officers in western Minnesota's Renville County participated in a training program this week on how to respond and effectively neutralize someone who wants to cause harm in a public setting.
After enduring the real-life drama that early season storms delivered, the community of Benson, Minnesota, will be welcoming the entertaining drama that only Hollywood can deliver with the reopening of the DeMarce Theater.
The Land Stewardship Project staff in Montevideo is launching an effort to revitalize the local foods economy in the Upper Minnesota River Valley counties.
The Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners approved a memorandum of understanding with the Minnesota Department of Transportation. MnDOT will use a segment of County Road 2 as a new portion of Highway 67 to replace the area closed by a slope failure.
The jury deliberated for less than three hours before returning a guilty verdict on a second-degree murder charge — without intent — against Julian Danile Valdez for a fatal shooting last August in Renville. It returned a not guilty verdict to a charge of second-degree murder, with intent, not premeditated.