Kristin Tillotson

Reporter | Features
Phone: 612-673-7046
A Strib journalist for nearly 20 years, Kristin Tillotson now writes mostly for features on a broad range of topics, and sometimes for news.

Recent content from Kristin Tillotson

Hear Junot Díaz read an excerpt from ‘This Is How You Lose Her’

Talking Volumes author, Junot Díaz reads an excerpt from his book, “This Is How You Lose Her”.

Updated: August 31, 2012, - 05:08 PM

Afternoon idyll, Hmong-style

More than 200 merchants ply their wares, produce and authentic food dishes at Hmongtown Marketplace, a former lumber yard that now serves as supply central for St. Paul's sizable Hmong community.

Updated: August 24, 2012, - 01:39 PM

They'd like to knit the world some hope

A group of knitters turn their pastime into an event that's partly interactive art, mostly a grand gesture of generosity.

Updated: August 17, 2012, - 04:06 PM

Tanks for the memories

It's not cheap, but a Minnesota company will let you drive an actual tank, even crush a car with one. A surprising range of people are paying for the chance to play soldier, risk-free.

Updated: August 16, 2012, - 08:11 AM

How to spot a liar, with CIA's help

Want to find out if someone's telling the truth? Focus on answers to simple questions and body language, not eye contact, three ex-agents advise.

Updated: August 14, 2012, - 07:53 AM

Minneapolis ranks low on 'manly' study

A high number of sushi restaurants didn't help our cause.

Updated: August 13, 2012, - 03:00 PM

Lowly kale has its moment

As the green du jour on everyone's shopping list, kale can't fail.

Updated: August 10, 2012, - 01:24 PM

Say it ain't toe!

People not happy with the appearance of their toes are choosing to go under the knife.

Updated: August 09, 2012, - 09:29 AM

At 40, she's learning to crawl

Once an adult non-swimmer herself, Larissa Rodriguez is a crusader who says "it's never too late" to learn to swim.

Updated: August 06, 2012, - 09:49 AM

In 3 days, they got game

After winning last year, a Minneapolis team competes again in Red Bull's game-building contest.

Updated: July 24, 2012, - 04:22 PM

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