Jeffrey Meitrodt | Star Tribune
Investigations Editor

Since joining the Star Tribune in 2009, Jeff Meitrodt has overseen more than a dozen investigations, including coverage of after-school tutoring companies, synthetic drugs, doctor discipline and lakefront development. He is currently working on investigations centered in the business world. He previously worked at the Chicago Tribune and the New Orleans Times-Picayune, where he won national awards for his coverage of cronyism in Illinois government, widespread nepotism among Louisiana's freewheeling fraternity of river pilots and massive abuses in government programs for women and minority business. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota.


Former 'Prairie Home' returns for first time since Keillor scandal: 'It's been really hard'

Host Chris Thile talks about bringing the radio show back to the Fitzgerald Theater, saying "the show must go on."


Source of Garrison Keillor allegations shocks those close to radio host

Longtime "Prairie Home" employee Dan Rowles alerted MPR after being dismissed from the show, seven show staffers say.


Adrian Peterson ordered to repay Edina bank $600,000 over loan

The running back borrowed $2.4 million from Crown Bank in 2016 to refinance other debts, according to court records.


NFL warns fans to be wary of counterfeit goods, tickets

Federal agents who usually fight terrorists are stalking our skyways and scrutinizing shopping tags.


Wishing to be heard, Garrison Keillor now is planning return from scandal

Stalled talks with MPR over exit focus on archives, but he wants cash and more.


MPR lays out its case against former host Garrison Keillor

Minnesota Public Radio said the woman who worked for the host of "A Prairie Home Companion" alleged "dozens of sexually inappropriate incidents ... over a period of years."


Stryker to buy Plymouth-based Entellus Medical for $662 million

It's unclear how the deal would affect the 280 workers employed by the maker of products to treat sinus problems.


Longtime FBI agent Harold 'Hal' Fabriz dies at 85

Harold “Hal” Fabriz, a veteran FBI agent who worked the front lines of the civil rights movement in the 1960s, helped prevent violence in Mississippi…


Black drivers: Twin Cities taxi company shut them out of high-paying work

Green & White denies that it shut them out of high-paying work for corporate accounts.


Probe of trader Tim Krieger cleared to proceed

Focus is how millions in company assets vanished before bankruptcy filing.