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

Sudden resignation shines spotlight on archdiocese

The Rev. Peter Laird’s decision to quit came shortly after allegations that a priest possessed child pornography but that the archdiocese continued to assign him to parish duties that brought him in contact with children.

Updated: October 04, 2013, - 11:13 AM

'Bring In Your Parents Day' is Nov. 7

Do you remember Take Your Child to Work Day? Here comes the flip side, in which parents go to work with their adult children — and listen while someone explains why tablets don’t have any paper.

Updated: October 01, 2013, - 02:59 PM

Twin Cities kids offered chance to try adaptive sports

A free event will give children a chance to try various adaptive sports, including rock climbing, hand cycling, hockey and golf.

Updated: September 23, 2013, - 04:17 PM

Does a Vikings' loss lead to fans' weight gain?

Christopher Gates headed straight for the soft drinks when the Vikings lost to the Chicago Bears last Sunday with just...

Updated: September 21, 2013, - 10:45 PM

Less is more when it comes to yelling at teenagers

Parents, do you feel that the more you yell at your teenagers, the less good it does? You may be right.

Updated: September 17, 2013, - 07:51 AM

Fall brings drought déjà vu

Forget the soggy spring. Hot and dry conditions in Minnesota have left the greenery parched and renewed the urgency for watering.

Updated: September 10, 2013, - 02:54 PM

Historian takes aim at Jesse James's image as a folk hero

Long romanticized for his daring exploits, the real Jesse James was a coldhearted killer, a historian argues.

Updated: September 05, 2013, - 09:38 AM

Twin Cities lawyer embarks on marathon mission

A Twin Cities lawyer lost a leg but found a focus in her life, including helping the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.

Updated: August 20, 2013, - 03:33 PM

Far East meets Midwest in Minnesota library on South Asia

A little-known Minnesota library, which draws scholars from all over the world, was a gold mine for an author who...

Updated: August 19, 2013, - 03:52 PM

Some leaves are starting to change color in Minnesota

The early change doesn’t signal an early fall. But if it’s just one tree, or part of a tree, it might be a sign of stress from drought or damage.

Updated: August 10, 2013, - 06:57 PM

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