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.

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Peterson discipline was 'intergenerational transmission'

Adrian Peterson told police the “whoopings” he gave to his 4-year-old son came from a switch similar to the ones...

Updated: September 14, 2014, - 05:56 AM

Motorcycle passenger killed in crash in Minnetrista

A woman who was a passenger on a motorcycle was killed Saturday afternoon in a crash involving two motorcycles and...

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 08:55 PM

Bemidji to stop 'dressing up' its famous duo

Council argues that it would be tough to draw the line when it comes to controversial requests.

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 05:00 PM

Obituary: Blaine Harvey, better known as KOOL108's "Dan Donovan”

When Blaine Harvey neared the microphone, so close his lips almost touched it, he became Dan Donovan — the doo-wop loving, wisecracking radio veteran whose 52 years on the air included interviews with Frankie Valli and John Lennon.

Updated: September 07, 2014, - 06:40 PM

50 years later, fight for Boundary Waters holds lessons

Conservationist who wrote a history of the BWCA remembers the fight for the Wilderness Act.

Updated: September 06, 2014, - 05:27 PM

Atwater police chief's killing of pet chicken stirs outrage

Outraged family says he trespassed and committed animal cruelty. Official says he was responding to repeated complaints.

Updated: September 02, 2014, - 11:36 PM

St. Paul leaders meet to discuss police taser incident in skyway

Ministers, St. Paul mayor, police chief reviewed tasering of black man after he waited in lounge.

Updated: September 01, 2014, - 09:02 PM

Outstate MN cities fight postal service closings

50 U.S. senators have joined Minnesota mayors in the fight to save four processing centers.

Updated: August 25, 2014, - 08:19 PM

Brainerd paper mill to become industrial center

The quick sale of the site, formerly the Potlatch and Wausau paper mills, was a pleasant surprise.

Updated: August 23, 2014, - 05:47 PM

Retiree returns home to give old town a new future

Since Muriel Krusemark took a part-time gig as Hoffman’s economic development coordinator, businesses have filled the city’s main drag, in contrast to economic forces that have emptied out similar Main Streets.

Updated: August 16, 2014, - 09:50 PM

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