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

MoneyGram closing Brooklyn Center offices; 28 to lose jobs June 30

A MoneyGram spokeswoman said it is not renewing its lease in Brooklyn Center, which expires in 2015, and is consolidating employees at the company’s remaining facility in St. Louis Park, where it has renewed its lease.

Updated: May 12, 2014, - 08:40 PM

Target's temporary leader rose through finance ranks

John Mulligan, who became Target’s interim leader last week, has taken an increasingly visible role at the embattled company.

Updated: May 11, 2014, - 06:31 AM

Investors say parent of St. Paul's American Bank owes them $48 million

Investors in the holding company for St. Paul-based American Bank are trying to push the parent company into involuntary Chapter...

Updated: May 08, 2014, - 09:28 PM

Obituary: Coral "Jeanene” Lee Shannon put fashion sense to work at Wayzata's Red Door

The Red Door is long gone, but Jeanene Shannon’s clothing shop was a popular stop in the 1970s. A few...

Updated: May 06, 2014, - 07:29 PM

Potential candidates to lead Target come from both inside, outside

Names from within company – as well as from Gap, Ford and Wal-Mart – surface as potential CEOs.

Updated: May 06, 2014, - 09:34 AM

Obscure terror insurance fee faces renewal fight in Congress

The little-known surcharge is tacked on to the workers’ compensation insurance. some business people wonder why they’re shelling out for it at all.

Updated: May 04, 2014, - 10:20 PM

Mora, Alexandria banks to merge

Peoples National Bank of Mora will merge with a bank from Alexandria.

Updated: May 01, 2014, - 08:25 PM

Target hires new CIO, speeds tech enhancements

The retailer is hiring Bob DeRodes to help with new approach to data security.

Updated: April 30, 2014, - 05:55 AM

Ameriprise profits soar; firm boosts dividend

The Minneapolis financial services firm easily beat Wall Street’s estimates.

Updated: April 29, 2014, - 05:57 AM

Opus development company founder Gerry Rauenhorst dies

Regarded as a visionary commercial real estate developer, Gerry Rauenhorst’s legacy includes the halo-topped Capella Tower in downtown Minneapolis and the Mariucci Arena at the University of Minnesota.

Updated: April 26, 2014, - 07:24 AM

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