Reporter, Minneapolis StarTribune
Star Tribune reporter; author of So Terrible a Storm, In the Footsteps of Little Crow, Macalester College. St. Paul
m.startribune.com — Article by: Curt Brown , Star Tribune Updated: May 21, 2013 - 10:18 PM In his decade of working construction and home remodeling, David Gonzalez always dreamed of finding some hidden treasure in the demolition work. He'd even put dollar bills in new walls for folks to unearth in the future.
startribune.com — He describes his voice as "raspy but smooth." During working hours, James Brown's voice can be heard taking call after call at a St. Paul health clinic. For the past dozen years, he's been a scheduler, phone operator, security man, billing claims agent and "jack of all trades" at the bustling doctors' office on West 7th Street.
startribune.com — Two days after a rosy government report doubled the estimate of how much oil is tucked beneath North Dakota, four men hop out of their vehicles into the soft dusk light atop a rock-strewn hill north of town.
startribune.com — Sunday morning traffic screamed past on Interstate 94 in Albany, Minn. - families heading for the lake, truckers facing deadlines, couples heading down the road to breakfast. The sun crept higher, its glare intensifying, along with my sense of the drivers' indifference. An hour. Two hours.
startribune.com — There is a spring blizzard of theater this weekend, with more than 10 productions opening Friday and Saturday - a smorgasbord of dramas, musicals and surreal plays that should whet most appetites. "Handle With Care" Playwright Jason Odell Williams' new romantic comedy involves high-decibel miscommunication in English and Hebrew and rancor around a shipped coffin that has been lost in transit.
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