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

Peterson, Nolan beat back GOP congressional challengers

The two Democrats faced strong and well-financed Republican opponents.

Updated: November 05, 2014, - 11:18 AM

Dayton is mum for now on expanding medical pot program

All other gubernatorial candidates support medical expansion.

Updated: October 30, 2014, - 09:30 PM

'Maidens' cult case shadows Pine County attorney's race

The two-year wait to press charges against the disgraced pastor has candidates for county attorney debating issues.

Updated: October 18, 2014, - 06:05 AM

'Ides of October' threat alarms University of Wisconsin-River Falls

The usual tension of midterm exams at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls was heightened by an anonymous threat of campus...

Updated: October 15, 2014, - 06:47 PM

Iron Range mine expansion to swallow highway stretch

MnDOT and residents face hard choices as mine presses to dig into ore deposits under Hwy. 53.

Updated: October 12, 2014, - 06:21 AM

Brainerd readies for a debate on chlorination of the city water supply

Contamination forced town to chlorinate ‘World’s Best Drink,’ but will it continue?

Updated: October 11, 2014, - 07:20 PM

12 firms apply to provide medical marijuana to Minnesota

Although 29 companies had notified the state they planned to apply, fewer than half followed through with an application and a $20,000 nonrefundable check.

Updated: October 03, 2014, - 11:08 PM

FEMA again rejects Dakota County's request for disaster aid

Instead, the county will receive state disaster assistance as it cleans up more than $1 million in damage from early...

Updated: September 30, 2014, - 05:01 PM

Minnesota is talking point in Wisconsin governor's race

One of the things they’re watching is the gap between Wisconsin and Minnesota, two states that took very different paths in the 2010 and 2012 elections.

Updated: September 30, 2014, - 05:30 AM

First medical marijuana deadline draws 29 budding entrepreneurs

More than two dozen companies are vying to be the first to grow marijuana legally in Minnesota.The state will select...

Updated: September 19, 2014, - 09:42 PM

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