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

Obituary: Warner Wirta, runner, teacher

As a high schooler in little Embarrass, Minn., Warner Wirta appeared in newspapers because of his speed. He ran...

Updated: December 27, 2013, - 11:27 AM

Twin Cities biking is up, even — and especially — in cold weather

A report says that bike trails and lanes are making cycling safer, more accessible and lists Minneapolis as No. 2 in the nation in bike commuting, per capita, after Portland.

Updated: December 21, 2013, - 07:02 AM

Pine County man charged with terroristic threats

White powder, fake bombs sent to officials allegedly used to implicate ex-wife and boyfriend.

Updated: December 16, 2013, - 11:18 PM

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

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