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

Medical marijuana briefing draws hundreds of interested entrepreneurs

More than 250 aspiring entrepreneurs crowded the Minnesota History Center on Friday to learn how to become one of the...

Updated: August 09, 2014, - 06:34 AM

Minnesota will-planning program offers peace officers some peace of mind

The free program helps police, first responders prepare for the worst.

Updated: August 07, 2014, - 11:57 PM

Minimum wage increase gets mixed welcome

But what Minnesota's first increase in a decade will do is a guess, for workers and their employers.

Updated: July 31, 2014, - 11:10 PM

Obituary: Joe Lueken, Bemidji grocer who shared the wealth

Joe Lueken could have sold his busi­ness for a for­tune, but there was some­thing he valued more.The Bemidji gro­cer made...

Updated: July 30, 2014, - 07:35 PM

Appeals court rules against Last Place on Earth

An appeals court ruled Duluth had reason to shut the head shop, which was selling synthetic drugs.

Updated: July 28, 2014, - 09:46 PM

Minnesota names first marijuana director

Michelle Larson has less than a year to set up the program that will regulate the new medicine.

Updated: July 23, 2014, - 09:39 PM

Duluth, Hibbing airports seek Oberstar naming rights

Two airport authorities hope to rename their new terminals in honor of the late congressman.

Updated: July 19, 2014, - 07:05 PM

Flooding costs are still rising statewide

Communities have started rebuilding, but some are just beginning to tally the damage.

Updated: July 16, 2014, - 09:52 PM

Wisconsin stocking walleyes

A two-year, $12 million initiative will add up to 800,000 fingerlings to 275 lakes across the state.

Updated: July 15, 2014, - 08:59 PM

Grieving families plead for stricter distracted driving laws

Distracted drivers caused 17,500 crashes and 63 deaths in state last year.

Updated: July 12, 2014, - 10:00 PM

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