Jean Hopfensperger

Reporter | Reporter - Philanthropy/Nonprofits
Phone: 612-673-4511
Jean Hopfensperger covers religion, philanthropy and nonprofits in Minnesota.

Recent content from Jean Hopfensperger

Philanthropy beat: Free dental clinic in Mankato draws 2,000

The line started forming Thursday afternoon outside the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato. By dawn Friday, it snaked around the...

Updated: July 28, 2014, - 05:41 PM

Shake-up rattles Minnesota’s charitable e-gambling industry

Express Games MN will cease operations July 31, while Acres 4.0 may be selling its Minnesota e-pulltab system.

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 05:27 AM

July 22: Diocese case will move to jury trial

Charges of church negligence in the handling of sexually abusive priests will be heard by a jury this fall.

Updated: July 22, 2014, - 05:58 AM

July 15: Insider: Archdiocese cavalier about clergy abuse

For lawsuit, whistleblower details archdiocese trouble in handling clergy abuse cases.

Updated: July 15, 2014, - 09:32 PM

Obituary: Computer pioneer Wendell Wilson, 92

Long before there were desktop computers, engineer Wendell Wilson was part of a team developing refrigerator-size machines that were the...

Updated: July 10, 2014, - 07:31 PM

Giving beat: St. Thomas hires Catholic Charities USA chief

The Rev. Larry Snyder, a nationally known advocate for the poor who has led Catholic Charities USA for nearly a...

Updated: July 07, 2014, - 07:12 PM

Twin Cities Archbishop John Nienstedt faces new sex claims

Nienstedt says the allegations of sexual misconduct with seminarians and priests are “absolutely false.”

Updated: July 02, 2014, - 05:37 AM

Giving beat: U ‘refugee camp’ gets role players

The University of Minnesota is offering one of the more unusual volunteer opportunities of the year: the chance to be...

Updated: June 30, 2014, - 07:41 PM

Bush Foundation charts new philanthropy course – again

The Bush Foundation, one of the state’s largest charitable givers, is once more helping nonprofits, both large and small

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 11:40 PM

June 25: Archdiocese's McDonough must testify again

Judge rules that the Rev. Kevin McDonough must answer more questions.

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 09:43 PM

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