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

No. 7: Zach Sobiech, whose song 'Clouds' touched millions around the world, dies

A terminally ill Minnesota teenager whose farewell song became a worldwide sensation died Monday morning.

Updated: May 21, 2013, - 09:06 AM

Rankings: Twin Cities are No. 1 on these lists

Here’s a list of our top-ranking lists:Fittest cities, American College of Sports Medicine: No. 1.Gayest cities, Advocate magazine: No. 1.Cleanest...

Updated: April 29, 2013, - 04:22 PM

List rage makes the rankings of what irks us

When it comes to city rankings, the Twin Cities are usually No. 1. Placing us lower makes our list of the things that irritate us most.

Updated: April 29, 2013, - 03:56 PM

Denise Specht elected president of Minnesota's teachers union

Tom Dooher, who had led Education Minnesota since 2007, was ousted in a vote Saturday.

Updated: April 27, 2013, - 06:15 PM

A new Paul Bunyan legend: Being hip

Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox have put a new twist on their status as legends – by becoming fashion trendsetters.

Updated: April 20, 2013, - 02:38 PM

Pet taxis find a new destination in Twin Cities

Once a novelty outside of East Coast cities, taxis devoted exclusively to animals are picking up steam – and fares – in the Twin Cities.

Updated: April 14, 2013, - 09:29 AM

Twin Cities baseball fanatic selling huge memorabilia collection

A baseball buff and ardent collector is parting with the books and memorabilia that he has spent decades amassing. He wants it to go to his fellow fans, not dealers.

Updated: April 04, 2013, - 07:01 AM

Women arm wrestlers focus on fun and philanthropy

A women’s arm wrestling league looks to pin down some flamboyant fun while rounding up donations for charity.

Updated: March 25, 2013, - 05:34 PM

Hennepin paramedic's life was saved by the CPR he teaches

He teaches it, preaches it, then needed it. A paramedic who has taught CPR for decades tells how he wound up on the opposite end of his life-saving job.

Updated: March 20, 2013, - 03:49 PM

With skyscraper stair climbs, fitness races to new heights

Skyscraper stair climbs are the rage with endurance athletes looking for something a step above your typical 5K run.

Updated: March 16, 2013, - 11:46 AM

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