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

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Man arrested at scene of officer shooting was felon

The man arrested Saturday in connection with the north Minneapolis burglary has served time for previous assaults.Andrew J. Neal, 43,...

Updated: February 21, 2015, - 09:48 PM

Minnesota food drive organized to feed Ebola orphans

Local task force aims to gather 132,000 pounds to help children ravaged by the outbreak.

Updated: February 21, 2015, - 07:05 PM

Archdiocese puts a number on its wealth: $45.2 million

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says it owes creditors $15.9 million and has assets of at least $42.5 million, according to a bankruptcy filing. The schedules offer a rare glimpse of the holdings and financial operations of the archdiocese, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Jan. 16.

Updated: February 02, 2015, - 09:42 PM

Archdiocese shifted assets before filing bankruptcy

Local Catholic Church officials created nonprofit foundations, funds to potentially keep them out of creditors’ reach.

Updated: February 02, 2015, - 01:45 PM

Injured passengers in limo crash fight for compensation

Eight of the 10 limo passengers were injured in a crash on Oct. 17, three seriously. Now the group is caught in a dispute with the insurance company for an Eagan-based limo operator over who should pay medical bills, estimated at more than $100,000 so far.

Updated: January 05, 2015, - 06:16 AM

First Twin Cities baby of year: Boy was born at 12:01 a.m.

Baby Yaw is Twin Cities’ first of the new year.

Updated: January 02, 2015, - 09:20 AM

Courage Kenny is latest charity to drop Savers

The thrift store chain expressed “great regret” at the decision of the Courage Kenny Foundation.

Updated: December 18, 2014, - 11:00 PM

School-funded tech group mulling layoffs to stem crisis

“Everything’s up for review,” TIES interim director says.

Updated: December 17, 2014, - 09:44 PM

Employment at troubled school tech nonprofit TIES was a family affair

Son and daughter of former executive director were on the payroll.

Updated: December 11, 2014, - 12:27 PM

After troubling audit, state will investigate school tech group TIES

The state was responding to what he called the “serious concerns” raised by a forensic accountant’s report of TIES. The audit, ordered by the school technology group’s board because it was losing money, revealed widespread spending irregularities and lack of documentation.

Updated: December 06, 2014, - 08:11 AM

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