Brian Peterson

Phone: 612-673-4783
Brian Peterson has documented life in Minnesota and around the world for the Star Tribune since 1987. Peterson's project "Voices for the Land" was published as a weekly newspaper column, multimedia web site and a book. The book was the winner of three Minnesota Book Awards. Peterson has been recognized nationally and internationally for his documentary photojournalism, including a Robert F. Kennedy Photojournalism Award, Canon Photo Essay Award from Pictures of the Year International and Gordon Parks Photo Award. Peterson was honored with two regional Emmy Awards for his video work on

Recent content from Brian Peterson

Wolf kill investigation

Wildlife services district supervisor John Hart investigates the death of a calf near Onamia in central Minnesota.

Updated: May 14, 2009, - 09:37 AM

John Sandford - Scene of the crime

Take a tour of St. Paul with national bestselling author John Sandford as he shows us some of the hot local crime locations from his thriller book series.

Updated: May 12, 2009, - 02:09 PM

Saint John's maple tappers

For over 60 years the Saint John's community has been tapping maple trees near the University campus. One hundred students and volunteers, led by Brother Walter Kieffer, tapped 800 trees in two hours.

Updated: March 25, 2009, - 07:10 AM

Team Braemar

Twenty figure skaters from across the Twin Cities took the ice together on a recent evening, the embodiment of precision.

Updated: March 03, 2009, - 08:33 PM

Crosstown conflict

Mary VanSlooten's home has become unlivable near the construction of the Crosstown highway expansion project.

Updated: February 23, 2009, - 09:24 PM

Homestead Pickin' Parlor turns 30

The little Richfield store is a national destination for bluegrass and folk fans.

Updated: February 17, 2009, - 05:59 PM

Dumpster divers

In an effort to raise awareness of recycling on campus, a garbage truck dumped its load in front of the Coffman Union at the U of M Wednesday.

Updated: February 04, 2009, - 05:55 PM

Wolf sex

Scientists studying the Mexican wolf in the southwestern U.S. come to the Wildlife Science Center in Forest Lake, Minn., to learn more about wolf reproduction.

Updated: January 30, 2009, - 10:35 PM

Locker room hair cuts

Fridley basketball player Akeem Akway is the team barber, trimming hair for $4 to $6. He has ambitions of opening his own barber shop one day.

Updated: January 13, 2009, - 04:40 PM

DNR stresses safety for tree stand use

The permanent deer stand went up easily enough. The trick was carefully climbing to the platform about 12 feet above the ground to tie the strap — securing the stand — around the girth of the tree.

Updated: November 14, 2008, - 01:33 PM

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