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

Minnesota VFWs, American Legions selling off their meeting halls

As VFW and American Legion members age and die, some large old halls are being sold off in Minnesota’s smaller cities.

Updated: December 14, 2013, - 10:15 PM

Hennepin County Sheriff, senator push for heroin overdose antidote

Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek and state Sen. Chris Eaton say naloxone could be key to cutting down on a growing number of fatalities.

Updated: December 10, 2013, - 08:45 PM

After a snow globe of a day, get ready for the Arctic blast

As patchy, blowing snow subsides, forecasters expect temperatures to plummet Thursday into the single digits.

Updated: December 05, 2013, - 06:04 AM

Wisconsin has grown into a hotbed of organic farming

History, geography both played a part in making the state No. 1 in the nation for organic dairy farms.

Updated: November 23, 2013, - 10:01 PM

Wisconsin tops the Midwest in organic farming

Minnesota's neighbor has the most organic dairy farms of any state

Updated: November 23, 2013, - 09:46 PM

Charges: Quick thinking gave Pine County homeowner time to grab gun

Police say a 75-year-old Sandstone resident pretended to be blind and hard of hearing, allowing him to grab his own...

Updated: November 15, 2013, - 11:25 PM

Fewer students seek advanced degrees at U of M

Complicated funding pressures might be influencing a dip in enrollment.

Updated: November 12, 2013, - 09:56 PM

Firefighters get new ammo in drug battle: Antidote for heroin overdose

The La Crosse, Wis., Fire Department is first in line for a yearlong pilot program to train firefighters to use naloxone, which can quickly reverse the effects of an overdose, bringing a person from unconscious to complaining in a matter of minutes. Minnesota officials are watching.

Updated: November 12, 2013, - 06:41 AM

Fond du Lac tribe’s leader stands firm in casino fight with Duluth

The band’s controversial 2009 decision to stop paying the city has pitted Karen Diver against Duluth’s popular mayor, Don Ness.

Updated: November 03, 2013, - 09:53 PM

Cook Co. top prosecutor charged with criminal sexual conduct

Parents of a 17-year-old girl had filed a restraining order against the Cook County attorney in December 2012.

Updated: October 31, 2013, - 10:10 PM

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