Jennifer Bjorhus

Reporter | Watchdog and data team
Phone: 612-673-4683
Jennifer Bjorhus is an investigative reporter on the Star Tribune’s watchdog and data team. Got a tip? Contact me at 612-673-4683 or

Recent content from Jennifer Bjorhus

Xcel urges customers to turn down the heat after Canada pipeline blast

Call to conserve comes as the state faces hazardous weather conditions.

Updated: January 25, 2014, - 11:43 PM

U.S. Bank looking forward to ’14

Fourth-quarter net income grew as the nation's fifth-largest bank offset reductions in its mortgage business with gains in other lines.

Updated: January 23, 2014, - 05:54 AM

Jan. 22: Target data breach also affected Canadians

The affected Canadian shoppers didn’t necessarily shop at a physical Target store during the breach period or cross the border to a U.S. store.

Updated: January 22, 2014, - 05:41 AM

Next-generation credit cards aren't foolproof, security experts say

New technology will make cards harder to hack, but the protection features have holes.

Updated: January 19, 2014, - 06:39 AM

Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank drop payday loans

U.S. Bank says it’s looking for a better alternative to the high-interest loans.

Updated: January 18, 2014, - 11:03 PM

Jan. 17: Target attackers likely struck others

Federal authorities issued a confidential technical bulletin to merchants with detailed technical descriptions of the point-of-sale malware hackers used to attack Target.

Updated: January 17, 2014, - 05:15 AM

Wells Fargo: Finding new normal

Cutting costs, dipping into funds set aside for future bad loans and broad-based loan growth helped push Wells Fargo to a strong finish for 2013, despite the mortgage refinance slowdown.

Updated: January 15, 2014, - 05:41 AM

Minnesota AG sues Plymouth debt firm over 22% bogus interest

Bradstreet & Associates of Plymouth is accused of charging enormous interest to Minnesotans that shouldn’t have existed on checking account overdrafts and fees.

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 07:54 PM

U.S. Bank buying RBS' Chicago branches for $315 million

Minneapolis-based lender’s $315 million deal for RBS Citizens branches signifies growth in a hypercompetitive market.

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 09:31 PM

TCF to reissue cards tied to Target breach

The bank is contacting customers who used its cards at Target, saying it won’t deactivate their TCF cards until new...

Updated: January 04, 2014, - 06:42 AM

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