Jeff Strickler

Reporter | Features
Phone: 612-673-7392
Jeff Strickler has served as the Star Tribune movie critic, reported on religion and is currently is focusing on a wide array of general-interest feature stories, with a partial emphasis on health and fitness.

Recent content from Jeff Strickler

The cold, hard facts about the snow that lingers into spring

The calendar and the temperatures say it’s spring. But the last vestiges of our long, hard winter – the die-hard snowbanks – refuse to acknowledge the change in season.

Updated: April 14, 2014, - 11:14 AM

St. Paul aquaponic company produces vegetables year-round

By taking organic farming indoors, a St. Paul company can supply vegetables – and fish – year-round.

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 03:24 PM

Haberman's passion to spread organic food is growing

Urban Organics’ Fred Haberman: His passion is growing.

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 01:49 PM

Baseball teams are hoping for a hit with ultra-sized servings

The Major League Baseball season is only a week old, but the Minnesota Twins already are conceding one competition: the...

Updated: April 07, 2014, - 08:37 AM

No fooling: Internet has made hoaxes commonplace

The Web has taken all the steam out of April Fools’ jokes because tricking people has become an everyday occurrence online.

Updated: March 31, 2014, - 03:19 PM

Minnesota's kids' game can't duck controversy

The game is Duck, Duck, Gray Duck. Or is it? If you think it’s Duck, Duck, Goose, then either: a) You’re wrong, b) You’re not from Minnesota, or c) Both.

Updated: March 26, 2014, - 03:51 PM

Annual flower show offsets winter's nastiness

Macy’s annual flower show opens this weekend, giving winter-weary Minnesotans a preview of spring.

Updated: March 24, 2014, - 10:57 AM

Worst winter ever? Let's take a by-the-numbers look

The arrival of the spring equinox makes it official: We survived the most brutal winter in recent memory. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at the winter we can be proud to say we made it through.

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 03:56 PM

I'm not Irish, but kiss me anyway

Many traditions relished on St. Patrick’s Day trace their roots to places other than Ireland, including corned beef and cabbage, parades and green beer.

Updated: March 17, 2014, - 01:21 PM

Will 'real' Irish bagpipes be remembered on St. Patrick's Day?

Although overshadowed by the much celebrated Highland bagpipe, a smaller, jazzier pipe claims to be the “real” Irish pipe.

Updated: March 14, 2014, - 07:23 PM

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