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 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

Great Lakes welcome rising water levels

Great Lakes are rising, and the tourism and shipping industries are celebrating.

Updated: July 06, 2014, - 09:18 AM

Passenger tried to stop runaway bus

The bus plunged down a Nicollet Mall sidewalk after driver appeared to have medical episode.

Updated: July 04, 2014, - 03:49 PM

Charges: Pickup truck driver was on cellphone when he killed bicyclist

S. Dakota driver told police he was distracted when he hit a woman and two kids on a bike.

Updated: July 03, 2014, - 05:43 AM

Waterlogged Minnesota communities brace for more rain

Communities continue to sandbag as forecasters warn cleanup crews to take precautions amid rising temps.

Updated: June 28, 2014, - 12:00 PM

On audio, Waseca teen coolly tells cops of bomb plot

"I think I’m just really mentally ill and no one’s noticed," said John LaDue, the 17-year-old who allegedly plotted to kill his family and set off bombs at his school.

Updated: June 24, 2014, - 11:17 PM

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