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Nicole Hvidsten

Deputy Design Director/Features | Newsroom
phone: 612-673-7563
The long and winding road of journalism has taken Nicole on many journeys -- literally. After working at papers throughout the country as a reporter, editor and designer, she has happily settled into her current role as one of the leaders of the Star Tribune design team, specializing in the lifestyle and entertainment sections.
Recent content from Nicole Hvidsten
From Princess Leia to a paper bag, Minnesotans show off 60 years of Halloween costumes

From Princess Leia to a paper bag, Minnesotans show off 60 years of Halloween costumes

We asked readers to send in snapshots of their favorite costumes from years past. Most of the costumes were homemade.
Minnesotans sent in their favorite cat photos, and they're purrretty cute

Minnesotans sent in their favorite cat photos, and they're purrretty cute

Take a break from the depressing news to enjoy these cute Minnesota cats.
Tile as art for all

Tile as art for all

Mercedes Austin's Mercury Mosaics does handmade work for homeowners.
Minnesota pooches enjoy the dog days of summer in hilarious reader photos

Minnesota pooches enjoy the dog days of summer in hilarious reader photos

More than 100 readers sent in pictures showing how their pooch beats the heat during the summer.
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