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Raymond Grumney

News Graphics Director | Newsroom
Phone: 612-673-7075
Location: Minneapolis
Other languages: None

Ray Grumney is the news graphics director at the Star Tribune, with a proven 30-year award-winning track record. He is a driven visual journalist focused on developing and implementing high-impact design solutions to sometimes complicated data-driven stories.

Grumney has been in the business of designing, illustrating and visualizing data for 36 years and loved doing it every step of the way. He has worked for newspapers in Florida, Colorado and Minnesota.
Recent content from Raymond Grumney
With temperatures dipping into the upper 20's below zero with a -50 wind chill, nature created some wonderful crystalline art on a window in Burnsvill

Even by Minnesota standards, 2019 was a wild weather year

It was a year of record precipitation and some very cold days.
Interactive: Hurricane tracker map

Interactive: Hurricane tracker map

Explore this data rich map of current hurricanes/typhoons from around the world.
Artist’s conception of the Lunar Gateway station, the Lunar Lander and the Orion crew module that would be used to explote the moon beginning in 202

NASA's next giant leap: Return to the moon and beyond

After decades of low Earth missions, NASA has a renewed commitment to deep-space exploration. It is betting on a new program called Artemis to take us back to the moon by 2024.
With temperatures climbing into the 40's and potentially breaking records for early January, folks have been flocking outdoors to take advantage of th

Minnesota's weather in 2018? A whole lot of winter and summer

Many lakes still had ice cover on May 1, but a run of six straight days at or above 90 degrees, including a rare 100 degrees reading on Memorial Day, helped May end as the second warmest on record.
Southwest Light Rail

Southwest Light Rail

Here is the route for the Southwest light-rail project.
Sunrise over Lake Calhoun, Wednesday, January 7, 2015 in Minneapolis, MN.

Minnesota's weather in 2017 was warm, but not too warm

Minnesota's warmth was notable for how long it lasted rather than how hot it was.
'It could have been worse': Minnesota's weather in 2016 was, in a word, wet

'It could have been worse': Minnesota's weather in 2016 was, in a word, wet

Minnesotans weren't able to use one of their favorite phrases – "We could use some rain!" – in 2016. The Twin Cities broke the record for annual rainfall – with 40.3 inches.

Exploring the legal trade in at-risk wildlife

This is not the highly publicized, illicit trafficking in such goods as ivory and rhino horns. Millions of vulnerable wildlife specimens are legally admitted through U.S. customs each year.

INTERACTIVE: Explore Minnesota State Parks and trails

Explore this data rich map of Minnesota State Parks, Recreation areas, Waysides and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Park (MN DNR) land and water trails. Included are links to MN DNR Park pages. Find National Forest and State Park campsites, campgrounds, horse campgrounds and day use areas.Please be patient while this visualization loads. Some maps can take longer than others.

Downtown Minneapolis: A new east side

Details from the Ryan Companies proposal for a $400 million redevelopment near new Vikings stadium.
The view from the Conch Shell Inn, in San Pedro Town, takes on a tranquil feel at dusk. The quaint beach hotel is owned by a couple from Richfield, Jo

For virgin traveler, ease into Belize

Swarming sharks, howler monkeys and Mayan temples rewarded a timid traveler for his first international (though still nearby) trip.