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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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

Obituary: U's John Riedl was pioneer of recommender systems

It was a gee-whiz innovation, a concept that would later help thousands of companies earn more money, but to John...

Updated: July 28, 2013, - 12:12 PM

July 27: Cassar's wild tales bilked neighbors of $840K

Carolyn Cassar admitted to a judge that she befriended and then bilked her elderly next-door neighbors out of more than $800,000 with elaborate lies involving a dead daughter in Washington, D.C., and an ex-husband being accused overseas of killing her sister.

Updated: July 27, 2013, - 06:55 AM

Huge pot-growing operation, valued at $4.1 million, busted near Hinckley

Busloads of agents seized more than 5,500 marijuana plants Wednesday in a predawn raid of land east of Hinckley, but no suspects were captured.

Updated: July 24, 2013, - 11:17 PM

Rash of motorcycle deaths worries Minnesota riders, officials

Despite a record number of riders, fewer are going to safety training classes. Since January, more than half of those killed in motorcycle crashes statewide were over the age of 45.

Updated: July 22, 2013, - 08:15 AM

Oil spill specter shadows Minnesota rail towns

North Dakota's crude oil boom has reinvigorated train traffic -- from 9,500 cars in 2008 to more than 233,000 last year and probably more than 380,000 this year -- but what if nags at some who live near tracks.

Updated: July 16, 2013, - 10:36 AM

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