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

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

TV's Lone Ranger had Minnesota ties

Actor Clayton Moore left TV’s “Lone Ranger” for Minnesota, but he never left behind the role’s calling to set a good example for his young fans.

Updated: July 02, 2013, - 11:03 AM

2 Twin Cities illustrators draw attention to themselves

Artists Zander and Kevin Cannon (no relation) have parlayed their willingness to try just about anything into the picture of success.

Updated: June 19, 2013, - 11:54 AM

Minneapolis' Secret City to put late-night street art 'in a new light'

A neon cloud. A glowing Greenway. Ping-pong? Minneapolis will be lit up in the most peculiar of ways for Saturday’s Secret City.

Updated: June 17, 2013, - 03:24 PM

Are marathoners running into heart trouble?

Doctors now say marathoners might be putting their hearts at risk. But many long-distance athletes aren’t slowing down.

Updated: June 14, 2013, - 04:13 PM

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