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

Dozens apply for Minnesota's new broadband funds

Goal of $20 million grant fund is to bring broadband to areas that have slow or no service.

Updated: November 26, 2014, - 09:16 PM

Businesses, downtowns work to become 'dementia-friendly'

Minnesota, Wisconsin join a growing movement across the country to become better equipped to support and integrate the swelling number of Americans with dementia,

Updated: November 22, 2014, - 11:28 PM

Nashwauk voters to decide whether to secede from township

Voters in Nashwauk, Minn., will decide whether to keep a rare setup — or secede.

Updated: October 25, 2014, - 04:31 PM

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

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