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As a feature reporter, Richard Chin has flown on the Goodyear Blimp, driven the Wienermobile, sunk to the bottom of a lake in a one-man submarine, worn a giant urine specimen cup costume as a mascot for a health care company, rode a vintage Puch at the Sturgis of mopeds and was mistakenly arrested by police hunting for a serial killer. He also spent six weeks in Baghdad during the Iraq war and was a Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University.


Thomas George Neadle, who played the pipe organ for worshipers and moviegoers, dies at 80

Neadle took up the pipe organ as a teenager and never gave it up.


What are turkey giblets and gizzards, and what are you supposed to do with them?

And why are they gift-wrapped in paper or plastic like something of value?


It's a wild life: Meet the latest generation of Minnesota's adventurers

They're young, diverse and up for a challenge.


Great Northern winter festival will be celebration of art and outdoors

The Great Northern announces a lineup that ranges from art installations to cold-water immersion.


A Howl-aween treat: Winners of the Star Tribune Halloween Pet Costume Contest

We've got a spooktacular lineup of cuteness.


The Minnesota Daily ends regular print publication after 120 years

The U-M student publication is seeing growth in digital readership.


TPT's new show encourages diverse communities to try outdoor adventures

Host Chance York, a rapper and yoga instructor, is an athletic everyman willing to try anything.


Film discovered in a camera after 80 years reveals a surprise — and a Minnesota mystery

A photographer wants to reunite a forgotten photograph with the family of a sailor.


Need a new place to relax? The Twin Cities is getting a communal bath house

This is a place where you can have a traditional schvitz and a soak.


The Star Tribune Halloween Pet Costume Contest is back

We're looking for Howl-oween's best-dressed pets.