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Jim Foster

Reporter | News Graphics
Phone: 612-673-4587
Location: Minneapolis
Other languages: None

Jim Foster is a graphics reporter/producer with 32 years of experience at the Star Tribune. He specializes in graphics for the Business section.


Foster started at the Star Tribune before he completed his journalism degree at the University of Minnesota and has been here ever since, mainly in the Minneapolis office but with a two-year stint in the St. Paul bureau. he spent 19 years in the Business section and the last four in the graphics department, doing graphics for print as well as online.
Recent content from Jim Foster
Bowling Green's Dan Kane shot on UMD goalie Rick Kosti during the 1984 NCAA title game.

Remembering the epic Minnesota Duluth-Bowling Green four-overtime NCAA hockey final

The Bulldogs and Falcons meet in the NCAA tournament on Saturday. Thirty-five years ago, they played the longest title game ever. The Star Tribune's Jim Foster, a UMD student reporter at the time, recalls the classic game.
Status of state "red flag" laws

Status of state "red flag" laws

Nine states have passed legislation enabling local police to take firearms from people who are determined to be a danger to themselves or others.
Toro just completed an expansion of its campus in Bloomington after several years of solid returns to shareholders.

Minnesota stocks notched another year of gains in 2014

The markets enjoyed 2014, and local stocks went along for the ride.
John Brown started his business as a guitar repair shop. Now Brown’s Guitar Factory has expanded into building custom-made guitars and bass guitars.

Making sweet music in Inver Grove Heights

Some of the finest electric basses and guitars available are being made far from the big guitar markets, in a small house tucked away in Inver Grove Heights.