Dane Mizutani, Pioneer Press

Dane Mizutani

Pioneer Press

Minneapolis, MN, United States

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Recent:
  • Pioneer Press
  • West Central Tribune
  • jamestownsun
Past:
  • Whittier Daily News
  • The Lowell Sun

Recent articles by Dane:

What’s happening to summer internships during the coronavirus pandemic?

While the coronavirus pandemic has caused havoc with Minnesota’s workforce over the past couple of months, it’s also vastly impacting the way in which college students try to break in. … → Read More

What’s happening to summer internships during the coronavirus pandemic?

While the coronavirus pandemic has caused havoc with Minnesota’s workforce over the past couple of months, it’s also vastly impacting the way in which college students try to break in. → Read More

Will the absence of sports impact mental health? ‘I think it’s more likely than not’

A month and a half after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, left the country shocked and frightened, President George W. Bush put on a bulletproof vest and took the mound at Yankee Stadium for the most memorable ceremonial pitch in history. → Read More

Will the absence of sports impact mental health? ‘I think it’s more likely than not’

A month and a half after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, left the country shocked and frightened, President George W. Bush put on a bulletproof vest and took the mound at Yankee Stadium for the most memorable ceremonial pitch in history. → Read More

Lynx star Napheesa Collier makes her stance clear: ‘I absolutely want to play’

Like millions of Americans over the past month, Minnesota Lynx star Napheesa Collier has had a standing date with her television on Sunday nights. → Read More

For Vikings’ Mike Zimmer, quarantine has been pleasant — and productive

ST. PAUL — Mike Zimmer considers himself fortunate during these trying times. Not only does the 63-year-old Vikings coach get to sequester across 160 acres at his Kentucky ranch, he gets to do so with a couple of his kids, including 36-year-old son Adam, who also happens to be his co-defensive coordinator. → Read More

Local retailers express mixed feelings about reopening amid coronavirus crisis

Thousands of retailers will reopen next week, as long as they have social distancing plans in place and operate at 50 percent capacity for the foreseeable future. → Read More

Coronavirus in Minnesota: What’s next for small businesses with stay-at-home order expiring?

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced Wednesday night that he will let his stay-at-home order expire over the weekend, meaning some small businesses across the state will be able to reopen as early as … → Read More

Mike Zimmer vows to have Vikings ready despite virtual offseason

Mike Zimmer checked in with a group of reporters from his Kentucky ranch on Wednesday afternoon, May 13, touching on everything from how he’s spending his days to how he’s handling a virtual offseason for the first time in his coaching career. → Read More

Sven Sundgaard reemerges on YouTube after getting fired by KARE 11

After breaking his silence last week regarding his sudden departure from KARE 11, Twin Cities meteorologist Sven Sundgaard appears to have turned the page. He launched his own weather cast on his Y… → Read More

The AHL canceled its season Monday. What’s next for NHL?

While the NHL remains in a holding pattern regarding the 2019-20 season, the AHL officially canceled its season Monday morning, deeming it “not feasible” in light of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Iowa Wild’s historic run ended by pandemic

Iowa Wild coach Tim Army remained optimistic for as long as he could. As far as he was concerned, the American Hockey League (AHL) was going to resume the 2019-20 season at some point. → Read More

The AHL canceled its season Monday. What’s next for NHL?

While the NHL remains in a holding pattern regarding the 2019-20 season, the AHL officially canceled its season Monday morning, deeming it “not feasible” in light of the coronavirus pan… → Read More

Iowa Wild’s historic run ended by pandemic

The American Hockey League on Monday canceled the rest of the 2019-20 season, ending the Iowa Wild’s run at a Calder Cup. → Read More

Minnesota Zoo cuts 125 jobs, looks for ways to reopen amid coronavirus pandemic

Nearly two months after shutting its doors to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley has been forced to make staff reductions. Forty-eight employees are being laid of… → Read More

Here’s a look at the Vikings schedule for the 2020 season

After a chaotic offseason to say the least — the coronavirus pandemic only adding to the madness — it’s still unclear how good the Minnesota Vikings will be next season. → Read More

Here’s a look at the Vikings schedule for the 2020 season

After a chaotic offseason to say the least — the coronavirus pandemic only adding to the madness — it’s still unclear how good the Vikings will be next season. Will the loss of prolific recei… → Read More

Here are some things to know ahead of this weekend's fishing opener

Unfortunately for Minnesotans, the fishing opener is not immune to the coronavirus pandemic. As avid anglers across the state prepare for the annual event, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resou… → Read More

‘It’s a bummer’: Minnesotans forced to alter traditions ahead of fishing opener

With the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encouraging people to fish “close to home” this year during the coronavirus pandemic, some have decided not to partake in the fishing … → Read More

Land O’Lakes offering free Wi-Fi to rural communities. Will other companies follow?

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the country, Land O’Lakes is doing its part to help people feel connected. Literally. Based in Arden Hills, the member-owned agricultura… → Read More