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

Those near St. Croix park uneasy, optimistic

The St. Croix National Scenic Riverway is closed as part of the federal government shutdown. At least one boat tour and canoe rental business had to shut down along with it.

Updated: October 03, 2013, - 03:48 PM

Bishop Donald Kettler, new leader of St. Cloud diocese, feels he's coming home

Community has been “praying and waiting.”

Updated: September 20, 2013, - 08:30 PM

Early investigation into Winona fire suggests electrical cause

A thorough investigation next week is expected to help determine what caused Winona Islamic Center to burn.

Updated: September 17, 2013, - 07:39 PM

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

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