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

I'm not Irish, but kiss me anyway

Many traditions relished on St. Patrick’s Day trace their roots to places other than Ireland, including corned beef and cabbage, parades and green beer.

Updated: March 17, 2014, - 01:21 PM

Will 'real' Irish bagpipes be remembered on St. Patrick's Day?

Although overshadowed by the much celebrated Highland bagpipe, a smaller, jazzier pipe claims to be the “real” Irish pipe.

Updated: March 14, 2014, - 07:23 PM

No bones about it: This dinosaur is special to a St. Paul expert

Nearly two decades after making the discovery of a lifetime, a St. Paul dinosaur expert gets to host a display of the species she uncovered.

Updated: February 26, 2014, - 05:25 PM

Exhibit features our dinosaurs' southern cousins

“Ultimate Dinosaurs” is offering a new perspective on an old subject — in this case tens of millions of years...

Updated: February 26, 2014, - 01:16 PM

Nervous about data breaches, consumers are cashing in

Credit and debit card data breaches are prompting some consumers to leave the plastic in their pockets and deal more...

Updated: February 15, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Ice follies: Curling's allure is sweeping Minnesota

Curling is booming in Minnesota, bolstered by the Olympics, new technology and the sport’s unprecedented camaraderie.

Updated: February 06, 2014, - 06:53 AM

Achieving Excellence: Artist is raising her glass

In our continuing series about everyday people mastering their craft, a local artist Bonnie Rubinstein reflects on glass.

Updated: February 04, 2014, - 02:36 PM

Addiction relapses like Hoffman's aren't rare

Philip Symour Hoffman’s presumed death from an overdose shocked people who knew about how successful he’d been in battling his addiction issues. Treatment professionals, however, rarely are surprised by a relapse.

Updated: February 04, 2014, - 11:51 AM

Eating at your desk, an annoyance and a necessity

Desks are the hot new lunch spot, complete with pungent aromas and plenty of crumbs. Workers say they’re just trying to keep up, but the practice might actually be holding them back.

Updated: January 22, 2014, - 03:14 PM

Climbing league drives Twin Cities members up the wall

While the Climbing Wall Association trade group extols the virtues of the sport’s total body workout, it hasn’t taken rank-and-file climbers long to discover the competitive possibilities.

Updated: January 19, 2014, - 04:27 PM

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