Jeff Strickler

Reporter | Features
Phone: 612-673-7392
Jeff Strickler works on the Variety staff, where he splits his time between reporting on a wide array of general-interest feature stories and serving as an assistant features editor.

Recent content from Jeff Strickler

Matthew Little, 92: Tenacious defender of human rights

As the longtime president of the Minneapolis chapter of the NAACP, he was on the front lines of the civil rights struggles of the 1960s and ’70s, in his own community and beyond.

Updated: December 26, 2014, - 04:47 PM

Nancy Brataas, 86: Dauntless force for women in politics

A former Republican Party chair and the first woman elected to the state Senate on her own merits, she was a master organizer and indefatigable champion for Rochester.

Updated: December 26, 2014, - 04:29 PM

History Center toy story is nearing its final chapter

It’s time to quit playing around if you want to see the popular “Toys of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s” exhibit at the Minnesota History Center. The show is closing Jan. 4.

Updated: December 17, 2014, - 05:25 PM

Shedding light on solstice celebrations

Celebrations commemorating the winter solstice are growing in popularity in the Twin Cities.

Updated: December 15, 2014, - 03:25 PM

Minneapolis vintage bridal shop offers gowns and memories

Vintage bridal-gown shop offers new brides something old and precious — the stories of the original owners.

Updated: December 07, 2014, - 05:51 PM

Fans eat up the idea of a vegan butcher shop

The creators of a fast-selling line of vegetarian meats are preparing to open a store in Minneapolis.

Updated: December 03, 2014, - 01:36 PM

Black Friday goes artsy at MIA's anti-shopping event

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts draws a crowd for an early morning anti-shopping event.

Updated: December 01, 2014, - 09:13 AM

Marriage proposal was a real puzzler for Twin Cities crossword fan

What’s a 15-letter term for proposal? For a Twin Cities couple, it’s “crossword puzzle.”

Updated: November 19, 2014, - 06:04 PM

Winter's early arrival puts a chill on home chores

Winter’s surprise arrival caught many of us with a “to do” list that wasn’t quite “done.” But there are very good reasons to tackle some chores, no matter how unsavory the thought of battling the cold, snow and ice might be.

Updated: November 12, 2014, - 03:27 PM

Deflating the myths about pumping up

Strength training has built up a strong set of preconceptions. They include:It will make you bulk up.False. In fact, it’s...

Updated: November 09, 2014, - 02:00 PM

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