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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Downtown Winona blaze tamed; started in Islamic Center

There were several apartments in the affected block, but there have been no reports of injuries, and witnesses at the scene said the flames were dissipating after firefighters spent more than five hours tackling the blaze.

Updated: September 13, 2013, - 10:00 PM

Duluth says no to e-cigarettes; state says it will consider options

Target Field and Metro Transit also have banned the battery-powered devices. Fans of “vaping,” the e-cigarette equivalent to lighting up, say it’s a healthier alternative to smoking that’s helping many people quit.

Updated: September 11, 2013, - 05:28 AM

Folks step up to save Main Street movie theaters

People in small cities across Minnesota are rallying around their Main Street movie theaters, helping them pay for the pricey new digital projectors needed as 35-millimeter film is phased out.

Updated: September 07, 2013, - 10:02 PM

Sunny days help save state park season

A chilly spring discouraged visits to Minnesota state parks, but the warmth of summer sent attendance numbers soaring.

Updated: September 03, 2013, - 10:46 PM

Minnesota's 'Dream Act' law makes college possible for immigrants

Minnesota’s new “Dream Act” allows students who are living here illegally to get help with tuition starting this coming school...

Updated: August 20, 2013, - 05:48 AM

Aug. 17: Mom says Marshawn is 'doing fine'

“He is doing wonderfully for the situation,” says mother of 9 year old.

Updated: August 17, 2013, - 11:28 PM

Aug. 15, 2013: 3 teens go to court in slaying Lila Warwick

With the victim and one suspect related, family struggles with “unimaginable tragedy.”

Updated: August 15, 2013, - 08:19 PM

Ham Lake man claims part of $448 million Powerball jackpot

College tuition for his teenagers — and a couple of cars — will chew up some of the millions Paul White won. Two other winning tickets were sold in New Jersey.

Updated: August 08, 2013, - 09:35 PM

Aug. 3, 2013: Community mourns slain Willmar grandmother

Shocked neighbors, relatives say victim helped raise the 17-year-old now charged in her brutal murder. Robert I. Warwick, the grandson of victim Lila Warwick, was charged along with two other teens.

Updated: August 03, 2013, - 05:28 PM

Third teen arrested in killing of Willmar church volunteer

Male suspects ages 19, 17 and 16 have been arrested on suspicion of killing a 79-year-old woman in her home on the eastern edge of Willmar.

Updated: August 02, 2013, - 12:09 PM

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