Graphics Producer | News Graphics

Foster started at the Star Tribune before he completed his journalism degree at the University of Minnesota and has been here ever since, mainly in the Minneapolis office but with a two-year stint in the St. Paul bureau. he spent 19 years in the Business section and the last four in the graphics department, doing graphics for print as well as online.

Twins having surprise struggle with one impact of baseball rule changes

Shorter games and more hits are good. But all of the rule changes designed to pick up the pace of baseball appear to have an unexpected consequence that the Twins need to fix.

9 charts explain Vikings' stunning turnaround from last season

Last year, the Vikings lost one close game after another. Why are they winning those games this season? The data shows that there are reasons up and down the roster.

Remembering the epic Minnesota Duluth-Bowling Green four-overtime NCAA hockey final

The Bulldogs and Falcons meet in the NCAA tournament on Saturday. Thirty-five years ago, they played the longest title game ever. The Star Tribune's Jim Foster, a UMD student reporter at the time, recalls the classic game.

Status of state "red flag" laws

Nine states have passed legislation enabling local police to take firearms from people who are determined to be a danger to themselves or others.

Minnesota stocks notched another year of gains in 2014

The markets enjoyed 2014, and local stocks went along for the ride.

Making sweet music in Inver Grove Heights

Some of the finest electric basses and guitars available are being made far from the big guitar markets, in a small house tucked away in Inver Grove Heights.