She founded the all-girl metal band Vixen in 1973, while she was still in high school. Kicking open doors for women in the sexist world of rock music, she would one day be known as the Guitar Queen.
Updated: December 30, 2013, - 02:23 PM
Struggling with dyslexia, Flynn forced himself to write. This counterintuitive approach resulted in a string of bestselling thrillers, as readers snapped up more than 15 million copies.
Updated: December 27, 2013, - 10:05 AM
In the office holiday eating frenzy, the person with the biggest bowl of candy isn’t always the winner.
Updated: December 19, 2013, - 08:36 AM
A 10-letter phrase for the home of a large, very successful community of crossword puzzlemakers? Twin Cities.
Updated: December 16, 2013, - 10:08 AM
In our continuing series about everyday people mastering their craft, this ornamental blacksmith has pounded out a national reputation.
Updated: December 03, 2013, - 10:55 AM
A popular comic in Denmark, WuMo is bringing its wacky brand of humor to the Star Tribune.
Updated: December 01, 2013, - 07:52 AM
Think of every stereotype that applies to punk rockers, then turn it inside out. The result is a band that boasts white collars and advanced degrees.
Updated: November 25, 2013, - 04:16 PM
After her first child was stillborn, Candy McVicar founded what has become a national resource for parents who have lost an infant.
Updated: November 11, 2013, - 03:09 PM
The Hallmark Channel cable TV network announced that it is launching the Kitten Bowl as counterprogramming to the Puppy Bowl, which has run on Animal Planet since 2005.
Updated: November 04, 2013, - 04:36 PM