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

Fidocare isn't catching on

Despite rising costs for pet care, few Americans have bought into insurance.

Updated: August 13, 2013, - 07:04 PM

Sky's the limit for reading outdoors

While it might be too late to plan another summer vacation, it’s seriously easy to transport yourself to another place via the written word while soaking in what remains of this summer.

Updated: August 09, 2013, - 11:41 AM

Wine: It's farming, in new and old ways

Natural disasters and early harvests are a reminder about the essential nature of wine: It’s farming, folks.

Updated: August 07, 2013, - 03:16 PM

Catch a lot of falling stars

The sky is alight with the Perseid meteor shower, which peaks early next week.

Updated: August 07, 2013, - 02:14 PM

Sky-high documentary looks down on us

An aerial documentary on the Smithsonian Channel captures the beauty of Minnesota from the sky.

Updated: August 05, 2013, - 09:11 AM

Boycott Stoli? Minnesota bars say nyet, not yet

After Russia passed anti-gay measures, gay bars in several cities banned Russian vodka.

Updated: August 04, 2013, - 06:02 PM

Achieving excellence: The bike builder

In our continuing series about everyday people mastering their craft, this 25-year-old shows his artistry in bike frames.

Updated: August 04, 2013, - 05:59 PM

Minneapolis basks in the buzz

The weather might have cooled a bit of late, but Minneapolis is hot, hot, hot. The City of Lakes is in the national spotlight, leaving St. Paul in its shadow.

Updated: August 01, 2013, - 09:15 AM

On tap: wine kegs, cocktails and preservation systems

The advent of wines in kegs a couple of years ago brought great hope of an emerging delivery system: Being...

Updated: July 24, 2013, - 03:36 PM

Surviving the family road trip

DVDs, iPads and Nintendos have revolutionized the family road trip. But savvy parents still encourage their kids to unplug.

Updated: July 24, 2013, - 12:04 PM

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