Casey Common

Copy editor, online editor
Phone: 612-673-7096
Casey Common is a Star Tribune copy editor and an editor for He also occasionally contributes book reviews for the Sunday Variety section.

Recent content from Casey Common

MSU Mankato cancels hockey game because of flu

Minnesota State Mankato canceled Saturday night's men's hockey game vs. Princeton in Mankato after the school said several Mankato players came down with the flu.

Updated: December 13, 2014, - 07:10 PM

FBI searching for Coon Rapids bank robbers

The two men escaped with cash after locking two bank employees in the vault.

Updated: November 15, 2014, - 05:43 PM

Jim Oberstar: 1934-2014

The longtime congressman representing northeastern Minnesota died Saturday at the age of 79.

Updated: May 04, 2014, - 11:42 AM

Snow emergencies declared in Minneapolis, St. Paul

A quick-moving storm dropped 2 to 5 inches of snow on the Twin Cities area early Saturday morning.

Updated: January 18, 2014, - 04:55 PM

Triumph and tragedy: "Guns at Last Light," by Rick Atkinson

The third book of Rick Atkinson’s World War II trilogy tells the stories of the generals and the GIs in...

Updated: May 18, 2013, - 04:13 PM

NONFICTION: "Mr. and Mrs. Madison's War," by Hugh Howard

An account of the heroics of the War of 1812, in which the White House burned and nobody really won.

Updated: January 27, 2012, - 09:08 AM

Revelers, beware: Snowy, blustery New Year's Eve

The first winter storm of the season blew into the Twin Cities on Saturday night and is expected to bring 2 to 5 inches of snow and winds of 25 to 35 miles an hour.

Updated: December 31, 2011, - 11:54 PM

NONFICTION REVIEW: Bringing a visionary into focus

Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs is fascinating and thorough, but he provides few insights.

Updated: November 16, 2011, - 09:21 AM

Right man, right time

A new look portrays Washington as indispensable for Revolutionary America.

Updated: October 30, 2010, - 01:52 PM

Hwys. 41 and 101 closed over Minnesota River

Rush hour just got a lot more complicated for commuters in the southwest metro, as flooding closed two key roads over the Minnesota River. The closures are indefinite.

Updated: September 27, 2010, - 03:38 PM

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