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

Twin Cities man trades commodities work for healing arts

After three decades of high-pressure deal making, a futures trader gave up million-dollar deals to soothe people who are in pain.

Updated: October 23, 2014, - 08:18 PM

Peak performances: Skier tests sanity as well as ability

An elite Minnesota skier, now featured in an adventure film, tackles some of the most difficult mountains in the world.

Updated: October 22, 2014, - 03:43 PM

There's something fishy about these jack-o-lanterns

Mall of America aquarium’s divers are taking a deep-water interest in carving pumpkins.

Updated: October 15, 2014, - 05:36 PM

Organist plays with chutzpah

Since 1969, an Edina church has been singing to a Jewish organist. She stumbled into the unlikely profession, and discovered a passion for the music and the congregation.

Updated: October 13, 2014, - 08:47 AM

Como Zoo primates go ape over harp music

A volunteer harpist has found an appreciative audience among the gorillas, orangutans and monkeys at the Como Park Zoo.

Updated: September 10, 2014, - 08:00 AM

Climate change threatens loon, other Minnesota birds, Audubon study finds

If climate change keeps raising Minnesota temperatures, loons and other birds could push north.

Updated: September 10, 2014, - 01:18 AM

Bar Abilene in Uptown closes

The note thanked customers, employees and vendors, but did not state a reason for the closure.

Updated: September 02, 2014, - 05:58 AM

Why we hate to wait

If you want to complain about waiting, you'll need to get in line.

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 02:25 PM

Kickball-golf hybrid is exploding in popularity in Minnesota

Footgolf, a kickball-golf hybrid, is the hot game on the fairways as courses spring up around the Twin Cities at a blistering pace.

Updated: August 17, 2014, - 09:21 PM

Golden Valley woman walks neighborhood every day for 20 years

Joan Monson enthusiastically welcomes anyone who wants to join her on her daily walk, but the invitation comes with a caveat: “You know that if it’s raining, we’re still going.”

Updated: August 05, 2014, - 02:58 PM

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