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

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

June 6, 2013: Get to know the gorillas at Como Zoo

Meet the residents of Gorilla Forest:SchroederWeight: 525 pounds. Age: 27. Birthplace: San Diego.Although Schroeder tends to look as if...

Updated: June 06, 2013, - 02:11 PM

June 5, 2013: Como Zoo unveils new gorilla exhibit

With new digs and a new cast of characters, the primates at the Como Zoo are ready for prime time.

Updated: June 05, 2013, - 02:58 PM

Is it smart to play dumb on the job?

Intelligent people are saying “functional stupidity” makes the workplace more efficient. But other smart people say that isn’t necessarily a good thing.

Updated: May 31, 2013, - 07:36 PM

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