Karen Lundegaard

Team leader | Regional editor
Phone: 612-673-4151
Karen heads a team of reporters who canvass the state and the Upper Midwest in search of news and stories about who we are and how that’s changing. She joined the Star Tribune in 2006 after 13 years as a reporter, the bulk of that with the Wall Street Journal in Detroit and Atlanta. She has a masters in journalism from Northwestern University and a BA in anthropology from Macalester College.

Recent content from Karen Lundegaard

Taking a "hawk walk” in Ireland

During a “hawk walk” at a country castle, visitors learn the ancient art of falconry.

Updated: October 04, 2014, - 05:03 PM

In Los Angeles, studio tours are the real stars

When a movie-obsessed family goes to Los Angeles, studio tours and their art of fakery are the real stars.

Updated: February 28, 2014, - 11:43 AM

Becoming an outdoor family

One family journeys from surviving winter to embracing it, thanks to a program organized through the Department of Natural Resources.

Updated: November 28, 2011, - 06:53 AM

The big deal vacation

Group coupon sites turned a first-time trip to the Boundary Waters (plus a relaxing pause at Lutsen Resort) into a half-price but wholehearted family getaway.

Updated: July 31, 2011, - 01:22 PM

Toro to build a new plant in Romania

The facility, which should open in late summer, will supply farmers in Eastern Europe with irrigation equipment.

Updated: February 10, 2011, - 12:36 PM

Target to resume $10 billion stock buyback

Target is resuming the $10 billion stock buyback program it had suspended more than a year ago as it tried to preserve cash and safeguard its short-term credit rating as the recession deepened.

Updated: January 14, 2010, - 08:10 PM

Costlier feed and fuel push Hormel to lower outlook

Rising prices finally caught up with the Austin-based producer of Spam, Jennie-O and other food.

Updated: August 08, 2008, - 07:58 PM

What will we drive tomorrow?

We asked the Big Five automakers - GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota and Honda - what the future holds for the fuel efficiency of their vehicles.

Updated: March 06, 2008, - 10:52 PM

Megamall pads its résumé, adding 9 tenants

With Minneapolis and St. Paul struggling to keep retailers downtown, the Mall of America solidified its place as Minnesota's retail hot spot Friday, announcing nine new tenants -- most of them new stores to the area.

Updated: February 01, 2008, - 09:08 PM

Suit says Target products look suspiciously like Pottery Barn's

Parent company Williams-Sonoma alleges copyright infringement.

Updated: December 15, 2006, - 11:08 PM

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