Bill Ward

Features reporter | Lifestyle | Entertainment | Wine
Phone: 612-673-7643
Bill looks for stories off the well-trod path, covers baby boomer issues, and writes about wine in his Liquid Assets column.

Recent content from Bill Ward

Stillwater native rebuilds her life on 'Biggest Loser'

Stillwater native Rachel Frederickson has toned her body and rebuilt her life by becoming a contestant on “The Biggest Loser.”

Updated: February 04, 2014, - 12:21 PM

With French wine regions, 'lesser' is often more

Go beyond the predictable regions and you’ll find some pleasant surprises.

Updated: January 29, 2014, - 02:12 PM

Wine of the Week: Domaine Labbe Vin de Savoie Abymes

WINE OF THE WEEKDomaine Labbe Vin de Savoie AbymesThe experience: We have a seriously long red-wine season here in Tundraland,...

Updated: January 29, 2014, - 02:12 PM

Fear of falling on ice is physical and mental problem

After a fall on the ice, recovery involves healing bruises to our bodies — and our psyches.

Updated: January 25, 2014, - 09:52 PM

Which wine goes best with hot dish? Best beer with a BLT?

No longer the province of the privileged, pairings put everyday food — and beer as well as wine — in play.

Updated: January 23, 2014, - 11:30 AM

Match game

For much of the time since “culinary” became a word that people actually used, the focus on beverage pairings has...

Updated: January 22, 2014, - 01:44 PM

Cracking wisenheimer: Local comedian mixes it up at Jewish Humor festival

Local wisenheimer Laura Thorne draws material from her life for the Jewish Humor Festival.

Updated: January 15, 2014, - 01:51 PM

Achieving Excellence: Hatmaker finds her passion

For Angie Hall Sandifer, making the kind of hats her grandmother used to wear to church is a crowning achievement.

Updated: January 14, 2014, - 04:50 PM

Local grape growers brace for possible damage

Even Minnesota, cold-hardy vines may be damaged by the bitter temperatures.

Updated: January 06, 2014, - 03:09 PM

Binge TV viewing is a popular indulgence, for better or worse

The good news: It’s probably not the worst way to while away a winter weekend in Minnesota. The bad news: It’s not the healthiest of habits.

Updated: January 05, 2014, - 05:01 PM

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