Jeff Strickler

Reporter | Features
Phone: 612-673-7392
Jeff Strickler has served as the Star Tribune movie critic, reported on religion and is currently is focusing on a wide array of general-interest feature stories, with a partial emphasis on health and fitness.

Recent content from Jeff Strickler

Minnesota author challenges cemeteries' macabre stereotype

A local “cemetery enthusiast” is on a crusade to change the macabre stereotype of these final resting places. To him, they might as well be public parks.

Updated: May 25, 2014, - 02:01 PM

Toy exhibit at Minnesota History Center isn't just child's play

The Minnesota History Center is taking a serious look at children’s playthings from the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s.

Updated: May 20, 2014, - 06:07 PM

Retired car salesman now helps buyers

A tried-to-be-retired car salesman softens the hard sell by acting as an ally for buyers and working to save them money.

Updated: May 14, 2014, - 02:44 PM

Expanded Minneapolis Bike Week kicks off Sunday

In our long-running tug-of-war to be deemed the nation’s best biking city, we’re pulling out all the stops on Bike Week, which starts Sunday.

Updated: May 02, 2014, - 04:06 PM

Memoir by Zach Sobiech's mom shines through the 'Clouds'

The Lakeland teenager became an international sensation after he was diagnosed with cancer and wrote a farewell song titled “Clouds.”

Updated: April 30, 2014, - 04:39 PM

The cold, hard facts about the snow that lingers into spring

The calendar and the temperatures say it’s spring. But the last vestiges of our long, hard winter – the die-hard snowbanks – refuse to acknowledge the change in season.

Updated: April 14, 2014, - 11:14 AM

Urban Organics produces vegetables year-round

By taking organic farming indoors, a St. Paul company can supply vegetables – and fish – year-round.

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 03:24 PM

Haberman's passion to spread organic food is growing

Urban Organics’ Fred Haberman: His passion is growing.

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 01:49 PM

Baseball teams are hoping for a hit with ultra-sized servings

The Major League Baseball season is only a week old, but the Minnesota Twins already are conceding one competition: the...

Updated: April 07, 2014, - 08:37 AM

No fooling: Internet has made hoaxes commonplace

The Web has taken all the steam out of April Fools’ jokes because tricking people has become an everyday occurrence online.

Updated: March 31, 2014, - 03:19 PM

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