Jim Gehrz

Phone: 612-673-4458
Jim Gehrz is a staff photographer for news and features and also produces multimedia for StarTribune.com.

Recent content from Jim Gehrz

And he can check

Even a spinal trauma couldn’t get between 8-year-old Joe Lang and a hockey puck. Joe, a second-grader at Delano Elementary School, has been playing hockey since he was 3.

Updated: February 23, 2010, - 01:16 PM

Generous hearts

Three times a month, Babs and Laverne Wheeler invite friends over to their Chaska home for a nice dinner.The guests are required to bring along a bag of food shelf items or their checkbooks.

Updated: November 25, 2009, - 02:22 PM

Baby Lance: Father gave him gift of a kidney

Three years ago Lance Wittleder received a kidney from his father, Eric. During that year of crisis, the Wittleders, including mom, Stephanie, and older sister, Hana, shared their story with the Star Tribune. Today Lance is 4. He’s doing just fine and so is his dad.

Updated: September 29, 2009, - 05:07 PM

Otto Machado: Waiting for a second kidney transplant

Otto Machado is waiting for his second kidney transplant and must undergo dialysis treatments several times a week at home. He suffers from a genetic disorder that caused his kidneys to fail, a condition that affects three of his brothers who have also received transplants. In 2007, Machado’s youngest child, daughter Dani, was diagnosed with renal failure.

Updated: September 29, 2009, - 03:47 PM

Until death do us part

In May, ten same-sex couples from Minnesota, including Roger Schiltz and his partner, Keith Monjak, traveled to Davenport, Iowa to exchange vows, just days after the state's supreme court ruled it legal. Same-sex marriage is not recognized in Minnesota. Roger has terminal prostate cancer and is being cared for by Keith at the couple's New Brighton home.

Updated: August 09, 2009, - 12:26 AM

Ash borer war

Mark Abrahamson, an entomologist with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, talks about tracking down the emerald ash borer.

Updated: July 23, 2009, - 09:33 AM

Parade time-lapse

From a camera mounted on a telephone pole, watch a corner of the Broadway Wayzata neighborhood as the parade fill up and empty again as participants take part in a 50-year Fourth of July tradition.

Updated: July 04, 2009, - 08:45 PM

Safety first

Young students learned safe-driving-skills from professional instructors at the Minnesota Ford Driving Skills for Life program held at the State Fair Grounds.

Updated: June 27, 2009, - 05:58 PM

Dramatic rescue

Dale Cazett, 50, of Elk River, recounts the rescue of a 64-year-old driver whose vehicle left Hwy. 101 in Wright County, flipped over and became submerged in a holding pond.

Updated: May 29, 2009, - 10:57 PM

The St. Croix River

Star Tribune writer Doug Smith talks about the St. Croix River in Sunday's Star Tribune newspaper.

Updated: May 23, 2009, - 08:03 AM

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