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

Long holiday season a gift or lump of coal?

An early Thanksgiving means we're going to have an extra-long holiday season. Is this something to rejoice about? Or dread?

Updated: November 20, 2012, - 08:30 AM

Working sick doesn't pay

More workers feel pressured to come into the office when they should stay home, but doctors and co-workers say the sacrifice is ill-conceived.

Updated: November 19, 2012, - 07:29 PM

Skip the raise; give us a better boss

Given a choice between a bigger paycheck and a better boss, nearly two-thirds of Americans would pick the manager over the money.

Updated: November 13, 2012, - 05:07 PM

Two-year colleges make the grade

Once called "the 13th grade," community college has become a top choice for students hoping to save money -- and find a job.

Updated: November 10, 2012, - 04:02 PM

What would Bilbo order?

Say you suddenly get a hankering for some good, old-fashioned Middle-Earth cooking. What's a hungry J.R.R. Tolkien fan to do? Head for a Denny's, apparently.

Updated: November 07, 2012, - 04:00 PM

Street-smart yoga

A Minneapolis yoga studio sponsors an outreach program designed to bring health and harmony to the disadvantaged.

Updated: November 02, 2012, - 03:15 PM

Whole new meaning for 'take a breather'

Feeling groggy? There might be too many people breathing.

Updated: November 02, 2012, - 02:09 PM

Trick or Treat by the numbers

It isn't like the Census Bureau has run out of things to count, but pumpkins?

Updated: October 30, 2012, - 05:45 PM

Juggling is bouncing back

Once the domain of court jesters and vaudeville performers, juggling has become trendy all over again.

Updated: October 30, 2012, - 05:11 AM

Class rings don't cut it as bling

Although their parents considered rings an integral part of graduation, most of today's high school students won't lift a finger to get one.

Updated: October 27, 2012, - 03:37 PM

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