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

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

South metro cleans up after storms

Trees were uprooted, roofs were damaged and at least one house sustained major structural damage in northern Farmington.

Updated: August 13, 2010, - 01:59 PM

'I.O.U.' treads well-worn path with new steps

A look at the reasons behind the credit crunch, with pithy anecdotes and stories.

Updated: January 30, 2010, - 10:53 PM

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