Jennifer Bjorhus

Business reporter | Banking and consumer finance
Phone: 612-673-4683
Jennifer Bjorhus is an enterprise reporter in the Star Tribune’s business section covering banking and consumer finance. Tips always welcome and appreciated at 612-673-4683 or

Recent content from Jennifer Bjorhus

Target missed crucial internal warnings about lurking malware

Detection software’s alerts about malware didn’t result in immediate action.

Updated: March 14, 2014, - 05:33 AM

Pension cuts gaining political momentum

Supporters say a pension crisis requires drastic measures; opponents say reform idea goes too far.

Updated: March 13, 2014, - 08:02 PM

Pohlads' Marquette Financial expands banking foothold in Texas

The company is interested in making more acquisitions in the state, an official said.

Updated: March 12, 2014, - 08:20 PM

Alerus buys boutique Minneapolis bank

The North Dakota financial company is targeting Phoenix and Twin Cities for expansion.

Updated: March 11, 2014, - 08:52 PM

March 11: Security firm says Target was easy target

A report from the security firm McAfee contradicts others who have described a sophisticated operation.

Updated: March 11, 2014, - 11:58 AM

Bank in St. Michael sold to Wisconsin bank

Great Northern Bank in St. Michael is now a branch of First American Bank of Hudson, Wis., as Minnesota’s multitude...

Updated: March 06, 2014, - 09:07 PM

March 5: Target's technology chief resigns

Target shakes up its information technology management following last year's theft of customer data.

Updated: March 05, 2014, - 08:34 PM

Minneapolis Fed: Headwinds impeding loan growth for community banks

Minnesota’s community banks may be nearing a new normal in which they won’t be as profitable as they have been...

Updated: March 04, 2014, - 08:42 PM

Norwest Equity buys Burnsville pharmacy supply company

Significant operational changes at Apothecary Products are not expected, company president said.

Updated: March 03, 2014, - 08:41 PM

Thrivent rolls out new logo, sans 'Lutheran'

The faith-based Fortune 500 posts another strong financial year.

Updated: March 03, 2014, - 07:34 PM

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