Jeff Strickler

Reporter | Features
Phone: 612-673-7392
Jeff Strickler works on the Variety staff, where he splits his time between reporting on a wide array of general-interest feature stories and serving as an assistant features editor.

Recent content from Jeff Strickler

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

Meditation goes mainstream

With doctors prescribing it and scientists swearing by it, you clearly don’t need to be a monk to meditate. Enthusiasts have even given it a new name:"mindfulness."

Updated: May 29, 2013, - 06:08 PM

Minn. native's willingness to share trauma of plane crash inspires film

For 25 years, George Lamson Jr. kept his painful memories to himself. His willingness to finally share has led to a movie about people who have endured such rare experiences.

Updated: May 28, 2013, - 03:15 PM

Nothing nice about reaction to NYC's version of Nice Ride

While the Nice Ride bike-sharing program is beloved in the Twin Cities, the folks in New York City are not being very nice about the introduction of a similar system.

Updated: May 21, 2013, - 03:31 PM

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