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's kids' game can't duck controversy

The game is Duck, Duck, Gray Duck. Or is it? If you think it’s Duck, Duck, Goose, then either: a) You’re wrong, b) You’re not from Minnesota, or c) Both.

Updated: March 26, 2014, - 03:51 PM

Annual flower show offsets winter's nastiness

Macy’s annual flower show opens this weekend, giving winter-weary Minnesotans a preview of spring.

Updated: March 24, 2014, - 10:57 AM

Worst winter ever? Let's take a by-the-numbers look

The arrival of the spring equinox makes it official: We survived the most brutal winter in recent memory. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at the winter we can be proud to say we made it through.

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 03:56 PM

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

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