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

Fight over, 'pot mom' now plans to leave Minnesota

Charges made Browns the “face of medicinal cannabis.”

Updated: April 24, 2015, - 08:53 PM

Marijuana activists light up and rally for legalization at State Capitol

Hundreds turned out to “Yes We Cannabis” rally to support legalization of recreational pot.

Updated: April 20, 2015, - 10:27 PM

In wake of oil slump, North Dakotans adjust expectations

The crash in oil prices hasn’t turned Boomtown, U.S.A., into a bust, but life has changed.

Updated: April 18, 2015, - 11:08 PM

Minn. 'pot mom' cuts deal to avoid trial; charges dropped for giving sick son medical marijuana

Angela Brown agrees to plea that will drop the child endangerment charges.

Updated: April 17, 2015, - 12:13 AM

Faribault welcomes its winners amid controversy

The school held a pep rally to honor a team engulfed in controversy and school officials were celebrating the dance team’s victory during a high school basketball game later in the evening.

Updated: April 01, 2015, - 10:24 AM

Montevideo girl, 8, in medical marijuana debate dies

Katelyn Faith Pauling, who helped change Minnesota’s marijuana laws, died Friday, just months before the drug that might have eased...

Updated: March 24, 2015, - 11:00 PM

Housing shortage burdens workers, employers, state

The workforce housing shortage stretches across Minnesota, where many employers kept hiring even through the recession. Now that the economy is picking up, employers are ready to expand — if their hometowns are.

Updated: March 22, 2015, - 06:53 AM

North Dakota again cut oil tax revenue forecasts — this time by $1 billion

When the price of oil dropped by half, North Dakota cut its budget in half. But even that grim forecast...

Updated: March 18, 2015, - 08:54 PM

Township Tuesday brings thousands of rural voters out to have their say

Residents in the state’s smallest communities participate each year.

Updated: March 14, 2015, - 04:19 PM

The Iceman's sculpture goeth

The Lake Superior Ice Project came tumbling down again this week, this time on purpose, and this time for good.A...

Updated: March 13, 2015, - 08:58 PM

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