Matt DeLong | Star Tribune
Digital projects editor

Matt DeLong joined the Star Tribune in December 2014. He spent the previous four and a half years at the Washington Post, where he worked on the digital presentation for many of the paper's most ambitious projects related to politics, the federal government and national security. Contact Matt securely using the Signal app at 612-643-0344. PGP: 86ED 41FD 56E0 EA7C A3B8 9549 7CAA 977D 9268 AD6A


How to get around Minneapolis today

Whether you're driving, taking public transit or walking, here's what visitors and locals alike need to know to successfully navigate downtown Minneapolis and the surrounding area between now and game day.


Barstool Sports reviews Minnesota's beloved pizza joints – trashing a few favorites

The guys behind this popular sports site are taste-testing Twin Cities pizza spots and posting them on YouTube.


Where to watch the Vikings when you're not in Minnesota

With 65 verified Vikings bars in 25 states, connecting with fellow fans may be easier than you think.


Want to share info with the Star Tribune? How to do it securely

We respect the desire of some tipsters to remain anonymous, and have put in place ways to contact reporters and editors to ensure the communication will be private and secure.


What the senators calling for Al Franken to resign are saying

Numerous Democratic senators and other political figures on Wednesday called for the resignation of Sen. Al Franken after another woman accused him of sexual misconduct.


Minnesota man appears in newly declassified JFK assassination files

A man living in Crystal in 1965 was repeatedly named as an FBI informant in the trove of documents related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy released by the National Archives on Thursday.


What readers are saying about Minnesota cops convicted of crimes

Here are some of the most interesting and insightful reader comments from our series about Minnesota's failure to discipline cops found guilty of serious offenses ranging from DUI to assault.


Breaking down the dashcam: The Philando Castile shooting timeline

On the evening of July 6, 2016, St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez stopped a white Oldsmobile driven by Philando Castile in Falcon Heights. Also in the car were Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, and her young daughter. Just one minute later, Yanez fired seven shots into the vehicle, fatally wounding Castile. This is a breakdown of key events shown in the police dashcam video. This article contains graphic content and language.


Twin Cities refugees sound off on ban

Former refugees currently living in the Twin Cities share their thoughts on President Trump's controversial executive order.


Heat wave in February: Readers share their warm-weather photos

The verdict was unanimous: Minnesotans love this early, extended taste of spring in the middle of winter.