Nikki Tundel Feature Archive

A new biography examines the life of the man who created Charlie Brown and Snoopy and Pig Pen. (11/16/2007)
The Iowa caucuses are the first real test for the 2008 presidential candidates. For the state's residents, all the campaign stops and candidate fundraisers really add up. (11/15/2007)
How do the terms we use affect the way we view the state of the environment? (11/09/2007)
Oreos sport pink "creme" filling. NASCAR fans cheer a pink car across the finish line. Store shelves are stocked with pink fondue sets and pink pinking shears. It must be Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (10/24/2007)
The so-called bad boy of environmentalism calls for an end to the green movement's messages of doom and gloom. (10/18/2007)
From Kurt Vonnegut to candy to depression, Steve Almond talks about it all. (10/11/2007)
Radiohead offers music lovers a name-your-own-price payment plan. What kind of message is the band trying to send? (10/10/2007)
Radiohead's new album is available for $15. Or $3.50. Or even 7 cents. Basically, it's yours for whatever you choose to pay. (10/04/2007)
Pornography, cocaine and death. Such things could easily make the list of top power-ballad themes. Coincidentally, they're also some of the topics the Supreme Court will be throwing around this session. (10/01/2007)
Reporter Nikki Tundel suggests a family-friendly weekend activity. And she's betting it's one of the few that includes both latrines and a cholera tent. (09/28/2007)
More than 4 million Iraqis have been displaced from their homes. Who's taking them in? And who isn't? (09/27/2007)
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced who will be rebuilding the 35W bridge. But that doesn't mean the public is done offering opinions on the structure. (09/21/2007)
It's one of the mysteries of modern life. You run into Target for aluminum foil and floor cleaner. Yet you emerge with an art deco toaster and a pair of red lacquer bar stools. (09/18/2007)
Thousands of 4-Hers flood the fairgrounds to showcase their sheep and cattle and swine. But just what do all these farm kids do when they're not in the judging ring? (08/31/2007)
What's life like today, 730 days after the most expensive natural catastrophe in U.S. history? (08/29/2007)