Dan Browning | Star Tribune
Reporter | General assignment

Dan Browning has worked as a reporter and editor since 1982. He joined the Star Tribune in 1998 and now covers greater Minnesota. His expertise includes investigative reporting, public records, data analysis and legal affairs.

Browning has a master's degree in International Journalism from the University of Southern California with an emphasis on Latin American studies, a master's in Journalism from the University of Oregon with an emphasis on legal affairs, and a bachelor's in Religious Studies from California State University-Chico, with an emphasis on Buddhism. His outside interests include jujutsu and Aikido, ballroom dancing and photography.


Former employee says Honor the Earth ignored sexual harassment allegation

The Minnesota Department of Human Rights found "no probable cause."


Brooklyn Park man charged in death of Minneapolis motorist while fleeing police

The victim, Jose Madrid Salcido, is survived by a wife and four young children.


Diocese of Duluth reaches $40 million settlement with sex abuse victims

The agreement must be approved by a vote of the victims and a bankruptcy judge.


Victims invited to claim restitution from scorned lawyer's porn troll scheme

Millions could be due those caught in lawyers' copyright scheme.


John Borman, self-described country lawyer who dreamed big, dies at 73

No one knew everything about John Borman, a self-described “country lawyer” from Winona whose life encompassed so many facets that not even his family and…


Storm doesn't change river flood forecasts, but Mississippi edges up

Meteorologists say major rivers will be able to absorb the extra flow.


Jayme Closs' kidnapper refuses to cooperate in presentence investigation

The presentence report helps the judge set an appropriate sentence.


Big Lake father suspected of setting fire that killed 2 children dies

Two other children are hospitalized with injuries from the blaze.


Minnesota's 'Century Farms' total nearly 11,000

Goodhue County has the most sesquicentennial farms in Minnesota at 47.


Big Lake father suspected of setting fire that killed two children and injured two others

The father remains under guard in critical condition.