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

Minnesotan is an unheralded horseman

A Minnesota cowboy has one of the toughest jobs in the World’s Toughest Rodeo. “I’ve been dreaming of doing this since I was 5 years old,” he says.

Updated: January 31, 2013, - 09:58 AM

Black ops comic book targets Minneapolis

A terrorist has planted a bomb in Minneapolis, and a crack team of military operatives has only six hours to find it. Relax; it’s not real. It’s the plot of a comic book created by local artist Mitch Gerads.

Updated: January 25, 2013, - 03:02 PM

Birds sing louder near noisy traffic

Ornithologists have come up with a twist on Aesop’s fable about the country mouse and the city mouse. Their version...

Updated: January 22, 2013, - 04:33 PM

It's good times for do-gooders

Meetup group offers chance to help those in need with no other commitment strings attached.

Updated: January 18, 2013, - 02:12 PM

Half a century later, Peace Corps volunteer still hopeful

A lot has happened in the 51 years since Rhoda and Earle Brooks were among the very first Peace Corps volunteers.

Updated: January 04, 2013, - 02:38 PM

Yes, Virginia, Minnesota really is nice

Researchers not only have proven that Minnesota Nice exists, they've quantified it.

Updated: December 24, 2012, - 08:35 PM

Dec. 23, 2012: A song played on heartstrings

Terminally ill teen Zach Sobiech channeled his emotions into a song that has touched many.

Updated: December 24, 2012, - 07:47 AM

The winter debate heats up

Would another mild winter be a good thing? Or would it chip away at the foundation of the very things that make us Minnesotans?

Updated: December 21, 2012, - 07:23 PM

Go ahead, color me hungry

The key to losing weight might be as simple as mixing and matching the colors of your food and plates.

Updated: December 21, 2012, - 02:56 PM

Obituary: Peter Herbert was a busy volunteer, instant best friend

Trish Herbert knew that her husband, Peter, had befriended a lot of people, but she never realized how many until his death. "The UPS man got really sad when I told him," she said. "That's when I realized that I didn't know" how vast his social circle was.

Updated: December 18, 2012, - 08:59 PM

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