News Developer

Michael Corey is a news developer for the Star Tribune. He specializes in data journalism, and his reporting has focused on mapping, science, remote sensing, history, data on the radio, police use of force, the U.S.-Mexico border wall and sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

A Wisconsin native, Michael's past lives included work for Reveal and The Des Moines Register. He is a graduate of Drake University.


What would it take for Trump to win Minnesota over Biden?

Geography is just one of many variables in a presidential race — but it's a big one. Where voters turn out could determine whether President Donald Trump becomes the first Republican presidential candidate to win Minnesota in nearly half a century.


Tracking coronavirus in Minnesota

See how COVID-19 has spread in Minnesota and across the United States.


See which neighborhoods carried Ilhan Omar to victory in DFL primary

She pulled in strong support from most precincts in Minneapolis, but newcomer Antone Melton-Meaux managed to earn more than 60,000 votes in the race.


People of color hit harder by COVID-19 in Twin Cities, data confirm

Black and Hispanic Minnesotans are far more likely to be infected than white Minnesotans, state data show.


Find which Minnesota companies received money from Paycheck Protection Program

Nearly 14,000 employers in Minnesota hauled in at least $150,000 from the federal program.


Officials back off after first blaming outsiders, extremists for Twin Cities violence

For two days, state and local officials blamed "outside agitators" for the spasm of violence and property damage that erupted when a black man, George…


360 deaths or 22,000? Why Minnesota's COVID-19 models are so different

How can scientists looking at the same data come up with such different estimates? And who's right?


How Minnesota voted in the 2020 Democratic primary, precinct by precinct

Explore a detailed map of each precinct's result showing where Joe Biden bested his rivals across Minnesota.


Ranking the hottest housing markets in the Twin Cities

Find out how your community fared in our searchable Hot Housing Index for 2019.


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