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

May 5: Minneapolis driver's seizure ends on a good note

Aaron Purmort, 34, who has stage 4 brain cancer, and his wife, Nora, are thankful for the mystery hero who left word of their car's location in northeast Minneapolis.

Updated: March 05, 2014, - 05:48 AM

Icy winter means slow breakout on Lake Superior

Shipping season is set to open March 25, but breaking ice could be difficult after extra-cold winter.

Updated: March 03, 2014, - 08:27 PM

Court of Appeals upholds Winona's rental limits

An ordinance that limits rental housing to 30 percent of properties on the block was under fire for restricting rights.

Updated: March 01, 2014, - 02:46 PM

Minn. lawmakers want $100M to expand broadband's reach

Nearly 500,000 households still lack high-speed Internet.

Updated: February 26, 2014, - 11:25 PM

New hotels spring up near Mayo Clinic in Rochester

Developers ready for the city’s Destination Medical Center.

Updated: February 15, 2014, - 09:59 PM

Feb. 14: State Dept. not looking to deport student

St. Mary’s spokeswoman calls government statement “great news.”

Updated: February 14, 2014, - 11:16 PM

Feb. 13: Visa extension denied for comatose student

St. Mary’s Medical Center is planning to send Muhammad Shahzaib Bajwa back to Pakistan, but his family worries he won’t survive.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 11:11 AM

Lake Superior nearing ice-over

Unusual freezing on the Great Lakes worries shipping industry.

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 12:22 AM

Iron Range officials want to protect $140 million trust fund

Plans would create a new structure for the $140 million fund generated by taxes on taconite.

Updated: January 31, 2014, - 11:48 PM

Teen gets probation for his part in killing of Willmar grandmother

Devon James Jenkins, 16, the youngest of three defendants, apologized for his role in the robbery and gruesome stabbing and strangulation of Lila Warwick, 79. Two others, including her grandson, await trial.

Updated: January 28, 2014, - 05:49 AM

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