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

Obituary: Margaret Vaillancourt, community activist

A friend recalled Margaret Vaillancourt this way: Many activists burn with Old Testament outrage over injustice. Margaret Vaillancourt was one...

Updated: November 05, 2013, - 07:34 PM

U.S. Bank rolls out small biz credit card, minus the personal guarantee

Garage entrepreneurs need not apply : This credit card targets companies with annual sales of $1 million to $10 million.

Updated: November 04, 2013, - 12:15 PM

Oct. 30, 2013: Minnesota AG sues Florida debt buyer

The company faked affidavits of bank overdrafts and fees to collect money from individuals and businesses, the attorney general said.

Updated: October 30, 2013, - 10:23 PM

Operating profits jump 36% at Ameriprise

Expect more of the investment company’s Tommy Lee Jones ads.

Updated: October 29, 2013, - 08:54 PM

TCF Financial Corp. meets analyst expectations in third quarter

TCF's third-quarter results met analyst estimates, driven by strong sales in leasing and equipment finance and helped by lower credit costs.

Updated: October 25, 2013, - 09:10 PM

Jury finds Twin Cities lawyer liable in real estate swindle

A Minneapolis-based real estate investment fund bilked investors out of millions.

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 09:16 PM

Banker, ex-employees resolve legal disputes

The head of Minnetonka’s Equity Bank contested accusations by five former colleagues.

Updated: October 12, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Twin Cities debt collector faces allegations of draining trust accounts

Accusations include using client money for personal use and operating without a license.

Updated: October 09, 2013, - 08:59 PM

Minnesota low on the shutdown hurt list ranks states by most and least affected by government closure. The effect in Minnesota is greatest on college students who get financial aid.

Updated: October 09, 2013, - 01:48 PM

Minnesota house insurance premiums leap after just one claim

Minnesotans already pay high premiums for homeowners insurance, and a new study found they get penalized the most in the nation for filing a claim.

Updated: October 02, 2013, - 09:37 PM

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