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

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

Looking for a few everyday heroes

Joan Steffend's latest project is intended to recognize the little things and inspire greatness.

Updated: October 23, 2012, - 07:25 PM

Hitting on a new idea: virtual autographs

Don't want to battle the throngs of fans to get the autograph of your favorite baseball star? Now you can get a personally signed digital photograph with the click of a computer mouse.

Updated: October 15, 2012, - 08:43 AM

Injured Marine is still serving

After a grenade explosion, a Marine finds a new calling: Training assistance dogs to help others.

Updated: October 08, 2012, - 04:40 PM

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