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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Harmony, Minn., will pay up to $12,000 for new residents

In an empty, grassy lot bordered by cornfields stands a red sign: “Up to $12,000 CASH to Build in Harmony!” Cities and counties, looking to boost property tax revenue, fill schools and rejuvenate Main Street businesses, have long tried creative ways to lure residents — with mixed results.

Updated: June 28, 2014, - 06:08 AM

June 26: Willmar teen to plead guilty

Prosecutors had called Robert Warwick the mastermind in the slaying of his grandmother, Lila Warwick, last summer.

Updated: June 26, 2014, - 09:20 PM

June 17: Three-year contract for MnSCU chancellor reached in October draws fire

System’s faculty union and board of trustees clash over a quiet pay raise and renewed contract.

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 06:34 PM

Kandiyohi County will operate sober buses for safer roads

Sober buses will serve bars across Kandiyohi County.

Updated: June 14, 2014, - 06:22 PM

Obituary: Fanny Rubinstein, Holocaust survivor, mother

Each day, Fanny Rubinstein thanked God for her long life, believing she had been given the years that were taken...

Updated: June 12, 2014, - 09:29 PM

High school trap shooting teams reawaken Minn.'s aging gun clubs

To make room for Minnesota’s fastest-growing high school sport, gun clubs are expanding hours, building fields and installing new target throwers. Still, with 6,100 students competing, many clubs are maxed out. Waiting lists are growing.

Updated: May 27, 2014, - 12:22 AM

State funding for speedy Internet a 'first step'

Proponents for a faster Internet had hoped for $100 million but call $20 million a victory.

Updated: May 24, 2014, - 03:42 PM

Spam Museum is moving up to downtown Austin

Austin officials hope new location will lure visitors to nearby shops.

Updated: May 17, 2014, - 04:56 PM

Third lawsuit claims Shattuck officials knew of teacher's sex abuse

A third lawsuit filed against Shattuck-St. Mary’s accuses officials at the boarding school in Faribault, Minn., of failing to protect...

Updated: May 13, 2014, - 08:04 PM

State may end second-tier license for part-time cops

Minnesota lawmakers want to end the part-time license for cops, calling it a vestige of another time. The Senate passed a bill Wednesday.

Updated: May 07, 2014, - 10:54 PM

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