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: Bill Altnow, Mankato photographer

Bill Altnow slept with the police scanner on. Big news, he knew, could happen at any moment. When it did,...

Updated: January 14, 2014, - 09:32 PM

Duluth looks for new ways to attack homelessness

The North Shore city where homelessness is a growing problem is looking for new solutions, including a Homeless Bill of Rights.

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 10:20 PM

Blue Earth County Fair to leave old home

The Blue Earth County Fair is leaving the riverside fairgrounds it has known for 154 years. After some debate, more...

Updated: January 10, 2014, - 09:24 PM

Hundreds buy shares to vote on Blue Earth County Fair's future

People snap up shares to have a say in fair closer to Mankato.

Updated: January 08, 2014, - 09:53 PM

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

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