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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Cook Co. top prosecutor charged with criminal sexual conduct

Parents of a 17-year-old girl had filed a restraining order against the Cook County attorney in December 2012.

Updated: October 31, 2013, - 10:10 PM

Oct. 17: Audit: Stadium Authority's financials OK

But legislative auditor says stadium overseer needs better internal controls after $833,000 from Vikings is misclassified.

Updated: October 17, 2013, - 10:55 PM

Oct. 9: Tribe ordered to pay Duluth $10.4 million

The latest ruling says Duluth is owed more than $10 M by the Fond du Lac Band, which could appeal.

Updated: October 09, 2013, - 10:49 PM

Activists release hundreds of mink from southeastern Minn. farm

Animal activists targeting the industry released animals from southeastern Minnesota ranch.

Updated: October 08, 2013, - 10:47 PM

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

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