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

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

A primer for picking a pooch

When it comes to selecting a dog, there’s a lot more to it than just falling for a cutie.Think about what kind of dog you want first, says the Humane Society.

Updated: August 01, 2013, - 11:13 AM

Pope's comments stir hope for change among Minn. Catholics

Pope Francis’ comments that he would not judge priests for their sexual orientation likely “made a lot of friends, but also some of enemies,” predicted Massimo Faggioli, a professor at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity.

Updated: July 30, 2013, - 08:59 AM

Minnesota is No. 1 in fat pets

We might be one of the fittest places in the United States, but we’ve got the fattest pets.Despite Minnesota typically...

Updated: July 26, 2013, - 11:45 PM

Keep swatting: End may be near for the mosquito baby boom

Winter pushed into spring and spring pushed into summer, forcing mosquito species that normally would have hatched earlier in the year to wait until things warmed up.

Updated: July 23, 2013, - 06:59 AM

Eden Prairie woman was on daily dogwalk when she was killed by a tree

Nina MacKay was often out walking and was well known in her Eden Prairie area.

Updated: July 06, 2013, - 07:11 PM

Fireworks-show designer hopes viewers have a blast

Minneapolis' July 4th fireworks display comes only once a year -- which is how long it takes to put it together.

Updated: July 03, 2013, - 05:35 PM

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