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

Minnesota's first marijuana crop now in bloom, set for July 1 sale

Medical marijuana firms say they’re on track as legalization nears

Updated: May 05, 2015, - 08:45 PM

Tensions rise over Red River flood control project

People are unhappy on both sides of the river over plans for a $2B flood control project not yet approved by Minnesota.

Updated: May 02, 2015, - 04:42 PM

South Dakota ready to roll out presidential hospitality

South Dakota is the only state President Obama hasn’t visited since taking office. But to residents, that just means the president was saving the best for last.

Updated: May 01, 2015, - 10:33 PM

Minnesota approves labs to test state's medical marijuana

Goal is to ensure the state’s cannabis supply is accurately labeled and free of contaminants.

Updated: April 29, 2015, - 08:38 PM

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

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