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's 'Dream Act' law makes college possible for immigrants

Minnesota’s new “Dream Act” allows students who are living here illegally to get help with tuition starting this coming school...

Updated: August 20, 2013, - 05:48 AM

Aug. 17: Mom says Marshawn is 'doing fine'

“He is doing wonderfully for the situation,” says mother of 9 year old.

Updated: August 17, 2013, - 11:28 PM

Aug. 15, 2013: 3 teens go to court in slaying Lila Warwick

With the victim and one suspect related, family struggles with “unimaginable tragedy.”

Updated: August 15, 2013, - 08:19 PM

Ham Lake man claims part of $448 million Powerball jackpot

College tuition for his teenagers — and a couple of cars — will chew up some of the millions Paul White won. Two other winning tickets were sold in New Jersey.

Updated: August 08, 2013, - 09:35 PM

Aug. 3, 2013: Community mourns slain Willmar grandmother

Shocked neighbors, relatives say victim helped raise the 17-year-old now charged in her brutal murder. Robert I. Warwick, the grandson of victim Lila Warwick, was charged along with two other teens.

Updated: August 03, 2013, - 05:28 PM

Third teen arrested in killing of Willmar church volunteer

Male suspects ages 19, 17 and 16 have been arrested on suspicion of killing a 79-year-old woman in her home on the eastern edge of Willmar.

Updated: August 02, 2013, - 12:09 PM

Obituary: U's John Riedl was pioneer of recommender systems

It was a gee-whiz innovation, a concept that would later help thousands of companies earn more money, but to John...

Updated: July 28, 2013, - 12:12 PM

July 27: Cassar's wild tales bilked neighbors of $840K

Carolyn Cassar admitted to a judge that she befriended and then bilked her elderly next-door neighbors out of more than $800,000 with elaborate lies involving a dead daughter in Washington, D.C., and an ex-husband being accused overseas of killing her sister.

Updated: July 27, 2013, - 06:55 AM

Huge pot-growing operation, valued at $4.1 million, busted near Hinckley

Busloads of agents seized more than 5,500 marijuana plants Wednesday in a predawn raid of land east of Hinckley, but no suspects were captured.

Updated: July 24, 2013, - 11:17 PM

Rash of motorcycle deaths worries Minnesota riders, officials

Despite a record number of riders, fewer are going to safety training classes. Since January, more than half of those killed in motorcycle crashes statewide were over the age of 45.

Updated: July 22, 2013, - 08:15 AM

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