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

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

July 3: Warwick gets life in grandmother's killing

In a packed Willmar courtroom, Robert Warwick admitted to his role in the killing last summer of his grandmother, Lila Warwick.

Updated: July 03, 2014, - 05:41 AM

Education, Giant's Ridge, in new IRRRB budget

In a first, the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board's budget has a fund for K-12 education. It passed unanimously...

Updated: June 28, 2014, - 04:41 PM

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

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