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

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

A no-sweat guide to today's Twin Cities Marathon

Here are a few suggestions for those cheering on the runners. Also, click to watch video of the 8 a.m. start.

Updated: October 07, 2012, - 09:09 AM

Watering woes are not over yet

The summer drought has stressed lawns, gardens and trees. To help them make it through the winter, keep the sprinklers going.

Updated: October 05, 2012, - 02:28 PM

UFC fights over local eateries

After TV food guy Guy Fieri touted the Twin Cities food scene, the Ultimate Fighting Championship tour decided to come to town.

Updated: October 04, 2012, - 11:20 PM

A vote for political-savvy kids

As the election rhetoric turns nasty, experts offer tips to parents on ways to keep their kids from getting caught up in alarmist hyperbole.

Updated: September 29, 2012, - 01:43 PM

Putting his stamp on history

A retired librarian is spearheading an uphill campaign to honor two labor leaders with commemorative postage stamps.

Updated: September 14, 2012, - 03:03 PM

Minnesotans stick around, give tourism industry a boost

Minnesota resorts saw more business this summer, handing the industry its best year since the recession started.

Updated: September 03, 2012, - 10:29 PM

We're not No. 1 -- again believes Minnesota teams rate poorly when it comes to uniforms, too.

Updated: September 03, 2012, - 01:06 AM

A tribute to working has become benchmark for playing

Originally a rallying point for workers, Labor Day's main significance today is as the last weekend of summer vacation.

Updated: September 02, 2012, - 07:29 PM

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