Audience Engagement Editor

A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Sayle moved to Minneapolis in 2013, when she was named managing editor of City Pages. She was previously a news reporter and food writer for Memphis Flyer and Memphis magazine. In 2019, Sayle joined the Star Tribune as a digital editor in the features department. She has won awards for her music and food criticism from the Society of Professional Journalists.

What was life like in Minnesota during the flu pandemic of 1918?

The deadly event a century ago — amid a world war and historic wildfires — is a stark reminder that things today could be worse.

Archive: Tracking COVID-19 vaccinations in Minnesota

Daily vaccination data is not being updated after June 30, 2021. To see current weekly vaccination rates and COVID-19 data in Minnesota, go here.…

What you need to know about Minnesota's vaccine plan

Here are answers to questions you may have about vaccines and the state's strategy to vaccinate millions of Minnesotans.

A day-by-day recap of the Derek Chauvin murder trial

After nearly three weeks of testimony, the defense rested its case Thursday in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Here's a look back at each day's testimony.

What happened each day in the Derek Chauvin trial

Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts in the killing of George Floyd.

Who are the jurors in the Derek Chauvin trial?

Though the jurors will remain anonymous, here's what we know about the jury seated for Derek Chauvin's trial in the killing of George Floyd.

Who were the witnesses in the Derek Chauvin trial?

These are the individuals who testified in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the killing of George Floyd.

How the country's first black-owned microdistillery survived COVID-19, then the Minneapolis riots

"There's been so much change, there is no normal," said Chris Montana, owner of Du Nord Craft Spirits.

How Minnesota's pets are handling their humans' COVID-19 work-from-home routine

A rigorous analysis of the teleworking readiness of our furry friends and companions.

Minnesota's first 'dog bar' opens in downtown Minneapolis today

Take a deep breath: the trained staffers are called "Ruffarees."