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

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

Nurse troubles prompt change at Legislature

A Star Tribune investigation into troubled nurses is forcing action in the Minnesota Legislature.

Updated: November 12, 2013, - 08:26 PM

Sixty-eight degrees of separation

These two views of Lake Calhoun were shot nearly one year, and 68 degrees apart. Move the slider in the...

Updated: March 20, 2013, - 06:07 PM

Tattoo removal program closes

The 20-year-old Boys and Girls Club program ended due to dwindling federal funds it relied on.

Updated: January 29, 2013, - 09:17 PM

Big oil equals bigger North Dakota

Work in the Bakken Oil Fields of North Dakota has brought an influx of thousands of workers, making North Dakota...

Updated: January 26, 2013, - 09:50 PM

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