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

After 25 years, search for Jacob Wetterling has not lost urgency

Jerry and Patty Wetterling have searched for answers alongside investigators who have vetted some 50,000 leads — tips, connections and even false confessions.

Updated: October 20, 2014, - 02:20 PM

Jacob's Generation: Classmate works to protect kids

Alison Feigh was so moved by Wetterling’s disappearance that she made protecting children her profession.

Updated: October 18, 2014, - 10:13 PM

25 years later, billboards going up in push to find Jacob Wetterling

Billboards will blanket the St. Joseph, Minn., area in a new effort to find Jacob Wetterling, who was abducted 25 years ago this month. The six billboards will feature a photo of Jacob as a kid and a picture of what he might look like at age 36.

Updated: October 14, 2014, - 04:20 PM

Growth guru spreads word about what's wrong with towns

A Brainerd-area native is gaining attention for taking aim at car-focused development, federal transportation funding and “gluttonous” infrastructure growth.

Updated: October 08, 2014, - 12:19 AM

State renews talks to reopen Grand Mound site near Canadian border

The Minnesota Historical Society is taking new look at burial site, closed in 2007

Updated: October 05, 2014, - 12:05 AM

Demand for firewood crackles Up North

Last winter’s propane prices and this year’s wet weather have dried up the area’s supply of seasoned firewood.

Updated: September 21, 2014, - 11:35 PM

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

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