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

Bemidji to stop 'dressing up' its famous duo

Council argues that it would be tough to draw the line when it comes to controversial requests.

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 05:00 PM

Obituary: Blaine Harvey, better known as KOOL108's "Dan Donovan”

When Blaine Harvey neared the microphone, so close his lips almost touched it, he became Dan Donovan — the doo-wop loving, wisecracking radio veteran whose 52 years on the air included interviews with Frankie Valli and John Lennon.

Updated: September 07, 2014, - 06:40 PM

50 years later, fight for Boundary Waters holds lessons

Conservationist who wrote a history of the BWCA remembers the fight for the Wilderness Act.

Updated: September 06, 2014, - 05:27 PM

Atwater police chief's killing of pet chicken stirs outrage

Outraged family says he trespassed and committed animal cruelty. Official says he was responding to repeated complaints.

Updated: September 02, 2014, - 11:36 PM

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

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