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

Working hard at cyber shopping

Browse away: More companies are allowing employees to sneak in a little online shopping.

Updated: November 29, 2012, - 08:47 AM

Do it yourself, doggone it!

If the words "self-service dog wash" prompt a double take, you're not alone. But such shops have sprung up all over the Twin Cities and state.

Updated: November 27, 2012, - 10:39 AM

Say goodnight to boredom of 'Goodnight Moon'

The classic children's book now has an app.

Updated: November 26, 2012, - 02:37 PM

MOA is planning a really cool exhibit

The Mall of America is building an ice castle. It will require lots and lots of ice, enough to cover an acre and rise as high as 40 feet.

Updated: November 21, 2012, - 03:23 PM

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

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