Jeff Wheeler

Phone: 612-673-4638
Jeff Wheeler grew up in St, Paul and attended the University of Minnesota. He worked for the Hartford Courant before joining the Star Tribune in 1987.

Recent content from Jeff Wheeler

Wiener dogs take over the race track

Wiener dogs took over the race track at Canterbury Park for some fast-paced, crazy race action.

Updated: September 03, 2014, - 06:28 AM

Trampled by Turtles lives for the road

Touring can be stressful but the band members describe it as essential to their identity.

Updated: August 26, 2014, - 03:50 PM

Chemistry is the secret to Trampled by Turtles' success

Their ability to harmonize on the road has given them opportunities other bands miss.

Updated: August 26, 2014, - 03:50 PM

Eclectic taste, fans define Trampled by Turtles’ style

Trampled by Turtles attributes their diverse fan base to a love for music of all styles.

Updated: August 23, 2014, - 04:33 PM

Do not try this: Pro kayaker plunges over Minnehaha Falls

Hunt Jennings, a sponsored professional kayaker from Chattanooga, Tenn., surprised dozens of people by emerging from the raging creek relatively unscathed.

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 06:55 AM

Can the Wild come back again?

The Chicago Blackhawks took a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals with a 4-1 win over the Wild.

Updated: May 04, 2014, - 09:40 PM

In sync on ice

Jim Kamin and Josephine Lee are ice-dancing partners. For them, the sport is a pastime, but one they take seriously...

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 04:42 PM

Dome deflation looking east

The Metrodome’s roof deflated within 35 minutes Saturday morning, despite uncertainty about wind and snowy weather conditions.

Updated: January 18, 2014, - 12:33 PM

R.T. Rybak's children talk about father's health

Rybak, 58, who left office last week, is recovering nicely from a major heart attack, Dr. Betty Grey said at...

Updated: January 06, 2014, - 06:27 AM

Bullseye the dog rallies Ridgedale Target employees

Ridgedale Target employees were treated to a visit from Bullseye the dog at a quick huddle just before the doors...

Updated: November 29, 2013, - 11:57 AM

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