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

Daily 'Doonesbury' going on hiatus March 3

Your daily dose of “Doonesbury” is about to go away, perhaps for good. Beginning March 3, the daily strip will go on indefinite hiatus as creator Garry Trudeau focuses on his online comedy.

Updated: February 11, 2014, - 11:54 AM

Status speakers: We are smitten with British accents

The real reasons Americans continue to swoon over British accents are not all that jolly good.

Updated: February 10, 2014, - 05:26 PM

Did 'Biggest Loser' winner drop too much weight to win?

As soon as the show ended, social media erupted with commentary and debate about whether her 155-pound weight loss had crossed the line.

Updated: February 05, 2014, - 07:05 PM

Game show host Bob Eubanks hosts live games at Mystic Lake

These days, the longtime game-show host brings a passel of contests to casinos.

Updated: February 05, 2014, - 03:46 PM

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

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