Dan Browning | Star Tribune
Reporter | General assignment

Dan Browning is an award-winning general assignment reporter covering Greater Minnesota on the regional team. He has experience cover federal courts and agencies, investigations, medical research and health care, financial services, military affairs and government. He has also been an editor overseeing suburban coverage, an assistant business editor, and computer-assisted reporting editor. Dan has master's degrees in international journalism from USC, and in journalism from the University of Oregon at Eugene.


New DNR tool shows black bears lumbering beyond their usual Minnesota range

Researchers say they've been surprised by the number of bear sightings in the Twin Cities and further south.


St. Cloud State professor alleges forced union representation violates her rights

Kathleen Uradnik wants a federal court to declare that forced union representation is barred by recent Supreme Court decision.


Case files in Cold Spring officer's killing reveal suspect's distress

The suspected killer, Eric J. Thomes, killed himself after an hourslong standoff as police closed in to arrest him.


Red Wing to conduct public hearing to address Barn Bluff graffiti issue

The massive promontory rising 400 feet above the Mississippi River appears headed for a cleanup and a more dignified future.


Enbridge, Minnesota officials talking about pipeline security before latest approval for Line 3 replacement

Enbridge has already been "actively engaged" with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, county sheriffs and tribal police, an official said.


Flooding closes several roads along Minnesota River

MnDOT closed the Hwy. 41 bridge and its approaches between Shakopee and Chaska.


St. James man charged in double homicide after family quarrel

He's accused of killing wife, her daughter after family quarrel.


Willmar man facing explosives, firearms charges denied bail

Magistrate Judge found that Chad Lee Monson was a flight risk and posed a danger to the community.


Racial purity candidate loses bid for Grand Forks school board seat

James Kelso advocated ending support for immigrant and refugee students.


Patient treated with massive measles vaccine cancer-free 5 years later

Mayo Clinic patient from Pequot Lakes is living "proof of concept" for doctor's efforts to advance the use of viruses as a way to target cancers.