Jennifer Brooks

Reporter | Region
Phone: 612-673-4008
Jennifer Brooks is a regional reporter who covers stories around Minnesota and beyond.

Recent content from Jennifer Brooks

Joan Mondale, 83: Her potter's hands shaped our world

Arts patron, second lady of the United States, charming campaigner, devoted mother. But when it came time to write her obituary, the first word her family chose was “potter.”

Updated: December 24, 2014, - 10:32 AM

Jim Oberstar, 79: All roads (and bridges and bike trails) led to home

He represented northeastern Minnesota in Congress for 36 years, steering millions of dollars back home to build everything from roads and bridges to sidewalks and bike trails.

Updated: December 24, 2014, - 10:30 AM

Cold cash will be needed to see Apostle Island ice caves

Visitors 16 and older to be charged $5 admission fee.

Updated: December 18, 2014, - 10:52 PM

Minnesota mom fights charge she endangered her son with medical marijuana

MADISON, Minn. – Minnesota mother Angela Brown, who gave her son an illegal drug that will be legal by this...

Updated: December 17, 2014, - 09:47 PM

Minnesota mom heads back to court on charges of giving son medical marijuana

Charges over use of medical marijuana for son stir anger.

Updated: December 16, 2014, - 09:11 PM

Gaps in medical marijuana map worry outstate patients

Minnesota’s eight medical marijuana centers won’t be conveniently located for many outside the Twin Cities.

Updated: December 15, 2014, - 10:46 AM

Obituary: Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker fought floods and built up city

Dennis Walaker, the flood mayor of Fargo, was a larger-than-life folk hero with a booming laugh and an abiding devotion...

Updated: December 09, 2014, - 09:58 PM

Holy cow: Stray herd forces downtown roundup in Red Wing

Wandering dairy cows corralled by cops after escaping trailer, then hoofing it downtown.

Updated: December 05, 2014, - 09:51 PM

Minnesotans steer canoe and BWCA petition 2,000 miles to Washington, D.C.

They carry a message of opposition to a proposed mine.

Updated: December 03, 2014, - 12:15 PM

New medical pot makers will operate in Cottage Grove, Otsego

The two registered manufacturers named Monday by the state will be responsible for growing, processing and distributing medical marijuana products as part of Minnesota's new program.

Updated: December 01, 2014, - 09:46 PM

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