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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Guilty plea ends trial in killing of Willmar grandmother

Brok Junkermeier brought his murder trial to a sudden and surprise end Wednesday, pleading guilty to the brutal murder of his friend’s 79-year-old grandmother.

Updated: April 02, 2014, - 10:18 PM

Teen pleads guilty to killing friend's grandmother

The 19-year-old pleaded guilty to first degree murder with premeditation for killing his friend’s grandmother.

Updated: April 02, 2014, - 05:20 PM

Willmar trial: Man allegedly admitted he killed friend’s grandmother

Two friends say the alleged killer of 79-year-old told them about the crime shortly after.

Updated: March 31, 2014, - 09:10 PM

March 29: Jury hears gory details in Willmar teen's murder trial

After prosecutors detailed grandmother’s grisly death, granddaughter told about last moments with her.

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 07:49 AM

Case will focus on roles: mastermind, lookout, killer

Brok Junkermeier has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 02:17 PM

Renville County allows ATVs on roads

Despite concerns from safety advocates, the off-road vehicles will be allowed on county roads.

Updated: March 27, 2014, - 09:09 PM

Minnesota man wins national honor for rescuing baby from fire

Carnegie Medal recognizes his rescue of infant from a burning house.

Updated: March 26, 2014, - 08:52 PM

ATV riders look for on-road access

Manufacturers and safety advocates oppose the trend.

Updated: March 15, 2014, - 10:21 PM

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

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