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

Beautiful Gardens: In this urban oasis, no grass is allowed

A St. Paul couple have achieved the improbable: a lush, low-maintenance garden that fills every square inch of their yard.

Updated: November 19, 2013, - 03:28 PM

A big-buck hunter in the arcades

While thousands of hunters will be out in the woods this weekend for the firearms deer opener, Chris Fream and his pals will be in Chicago seeking a different kind of “Big Buck” trophy. One that brings $15,000 with it.

Updated: November 08, 2013, - 09:30 PM

Butter artifacts exhibit is Minnesota-heavy

“Butterworld,” a travelling exhibition that opens Nov. 8 at the Wise Traditions Conference in Atlanta, includes more items from Minnesota than any other state.

Updated: November 06, 2013, - 06:01 PM

Macy's holiday show opens Nov. 20

Macy’s holiday show opens Nov. 20.

Updated: November 06, 2013, - 11:02 AM

Achieving excellence: A fly rod perfectionist

In our continuing series about everyday people mastering their craft, perfectionist Larry Donahe gets down to the last detail in crafting fly rods.

Updated: November 06, 2013, - 07:05 AM

Twin Cities escapes heavy snowfall, but morning commute nightmarish

Pipestone and Lyon counties were hit especially hard with snowfall totals ranging from 7.5 to 10

Updated: November 06, 2013, - 07:00 AM

Oh 'Baby': Bieber's hustling stands out

OK, so we knew that Justin Bieber was different from the rest of us. But it goes beyond the whole...

Updated: November 04, 2013, - 10:59 AM

Drink in these stats: Wisconsin No. 2 in grumbling about hangovers

The latest numbers on who drinks (and pays for it) the most.

Updated: November 01, 2013, - 10:36 AM

Fear factor in wine

What better day to talk about the issues that scare serious wine drinkers?If I ever were to dress up for...

Updated: October 30, 2013, - 04:10 PM

Edina native Dave Ready Jr. makes his mark in Sonoma

A lot of winemakers say they “make the kind of wine that I like to drink.” Dave Ready Jr. says, “I make wine because I like to drink it.”

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 07:49 PM

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