Jenna Ross

Reporter | State News
Phone: 612-673-7168
Jenna Ross covers state news. She previously reported on higher education, including the University of Minnesota, for more than four years. She tweets at @ByJenna.

Recent content from Jenna Ross

Attorney for man charged with killing Willmar grandmother wants trial moved

Robert Warwick, 18, cannot get a fair trial in killing of grandmother, lawyer says.

Updated: April 22, 2014, - 09:30 PM

Friends recall rise and fall of fugitive minister Victor Barnard

From charismatic kid to wanted fugitive, friends recall how a kid from Minneapolis fell in with The Way and lost his way.

Updated: April 19, 2014, - 07:08 AM

National manhunt on for Minn. minister charged with raping 'maidens'

Officials believe Victor Barnard, who is charged with sexually abusing two girls, hasn’t crossed the U.S. border.

Updated: April 18, 2014, - 09:31 AM

Charges: Minister raped 'Maidens' in Minn. camp for years

Victor A. Barnard, 52, who ruled over a camp of “Maidens” in Pine County, has been charged with 59 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Barnard has yet to be apprehended but is believed to be in Washington state,

Updated: April 15, 2014, - 11:54 PM

Charges filed against 'Maiden' camp minister

Pine County Chief Deputy Steven Blackwell discusses bringing charges against Victor A. Barnard, 52, who ruled over a camp of...

Updated: April 15, 2014, - 08:17 PM

Teen apologizes, gets life in prison without parole for Willmar murder

Lila Warwick’s relatives told the court that they will not return “hatred for hatred, evil for evil.”

Updated: April 09, 2014, - 10:58 PM

Austin cans unpopular logo

A new logo for Austin, Minn. — meant to suggest the city’s most famous export, Spam — drew so much...

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 08:56 PM

Austin's new city logo opens up a can of worms

City Council will meet to discuss logo most residents would like to send packing.

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 09:55 PM

Guilty plea ends trial in killing of Willmar grandmother

Brok Junkermeier brought his murder trial to a sudden and surprise end Wednesday, pleading guilty to the brutal murder of his friend’s 79-year-old grandmother.

Updated: April 02, 2014, - 10:18 PM

Teen pleads guilty to killing friend's grandmother

The 19-year-old pleaded guilty to first degree murder with premeditation for killing his friend’s grandmother.

Updated: April 02, 2014, - 05:20 PM

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