Sharyn Jackson | Star Tribune
Reporter | Lifestyle

Sharyn Jackson joined the Star Tribune in 2014. Before moving to Minnesota, she was a reporter for USA Today and the Des Moines Register in Iowa, and an editor at the Village Voice in New York City. She has a master's in journalism from Columbia University.


Minnesota children's author personalizes books to promote literacy

Maia Haag is the author of 40 titles under her publishing company, I See Me, that can be personalized for any child. And now, any dog.


New Minnesota Nice Cream shop tops its tie-dye cones with edible glitter

The Minneapolis ice cream shop is a hit on social media because of its over-the-top creations.


Dogs will have their day at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Canine companions are welcome on All About Dogs Day, when Three-Mile Drive becomes a walking route for the family dog.


Minnesota toddler racks up 5M views while rapping DMX and cleaning dishes

The Twittersphere was impressed with a 3-year-old's rapping — and her tidying-up skills.


'Unicorn poop' tops the extravagant April Fools' treats at Minn. cupcake shop

Nadia Cakes makes extreme gag cupcakes for the day of practical jokes and pranks.


The Ann Bancroft Foundation, founded by the polar explorer, funds Minnesota girls' dreams

For many recipients, winning a grant gives them the encouragement they need to raise more funds.


Sinkers vs. floaters: a matzo ball taste-off for Passover

Two colleagues put their matzo ball recipes to the test.


Team of U scientists may have discovered a male birth control pill

Minnesota team leads the nation as it seeks to turn warrior's toxin into revolutionary first.


Looking for a sign? Golden Valley is selling them

Instead of tossing old street signs, Golden Valley's Historical Society is selling them.


Hopkins Dance Center founder Leslie Daly, who taught generations of dancers, dies at 71

Leslie Jean Daly, of St. Louis Park, died Jan. 14 at age 71 after battling breast cancer for 18 years.