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

St. Paul leaders meet to discuss police taser incident in skyway

Ministers, St. Paul mayor, police chief reviewed tasering of black man after he waited in lounge.

Updated: September 01, 2014, - 09:02 PM

Outstate MN cities fight postal service closings

50 U.S. senators have joined Minnesota mayors in the fight to save four processing centers.

Updated: August 25, 2014, - 08:19 PM

Brainerd paper mill to become industrial center

The quick sale of the site, formerly the Potlatch and Wausau paper mills, was a pleasant surprise.

Updated: August 23, 2014, - 05:47 PM

Retiree returns home to give old town a new future

Since Muriel Krusemark took a part-time gig as Hoffman’s economic development coordinator, businesses have filled the city’s main drag, in contrast to economic forces that have emptied out similar Main Streets.

Updated: August 16, 2014, - 09:50 PM

April 20: Friends recall rise and fall of Victor Barnard

From charismatic kid to wanted fugitive, friends recall how a kid from Minneapolis fell in with The Way and lost his way.

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 11:29 PM

April 16: Charges: Minister raped 'Maidens' in Minn. camp for years

Victor A. Barnard, 52, who ruled over a camp of “Maidens” in Pine County, has been charged with 59 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Barnard has yet to be apprehended but is believed to be in Washington state,

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 11:28 PM

Going camping: A summer safe haven for LGBT teens

Transgender teenagers are trekking to a camp in Deerwood, Minn., in growing numbers in search of their own acceptance.

Updated: August 10, 2014, - 07:58 PM

Perham firm finds a passport to a booming economy

Struggling to fill positions, fast-growing snack food manufacturer KLN Family Brands hires workers from overseas, many of them from Ukraine.

Updated: August 03, 2014, - 06:07 PM

Bizarre shooting rattles Bemidji: Neighbor shoots teen 3 times

Chad Eric Pickering, 40, targeted the 17-year-old just hours after she confronted him about riding his lawn mower through her yard, according to charges.

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 02:23 PM

Friends still puzzle over Willmar teen's role in grandma's murder

Some of Robert Warwick’s friends believe Robbie when he told the courtroom that he and Brok Junkermeier, the 19-year-old who stabbed and strangled Lila Warwick, had planned to rob his grandma, but not kill her.

Updated: July 07, 2014, - 05:19 AM

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