Director of Graphics & Data Visuals | StarTribune.com

Sinner is a central-Minnesota native with family roots in North Dakota. She previously worked in Bismarck, N.D., New York and around New Zealand before moving back to the Twin Cities. She's a graduate of the University of Minnesota and Columbia University, and teaches part-time at the U's journalism school. She lives in St. Paul with her husband and enjoys being outdoors in all seasons.


Jensen's fundraising jumps, but Walz still has far more

With six weeks until Election Day, most Democrats for statewide offices have more cash saved.


How the Vikings' defense will change under new coordinator

The Vikings are throwing back to the 1980s — the last time Minnesota's defense featured three down linemen and four linebackers — under a new coordinator.


Gaining a deep understanding of Justin Jefferson's early success

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How Jacob Frey won another term in ranked-choice votes

With only two tabulation rounds, 2021 looks a lot simpler than four years ago, but with way more votes.


Suni Lee's ultra-difficult Olympics bar routine is 'as cool as it gets'

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