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

Farm boom helps Minnesota to 13th-fastest-growing economy in 2013

The state continues Lake Wobegon-like above-average economic growth, mainly because of its thriving farming sector.

Updated: June 11, 2014, - 09:21 PM

Ex-U.S. Bank employee is guilty in 2nd bribery case

Wilbur Tate III, also suspected of taking bribes from a Florida debt agency, awaits sentencing.

Updated: June 11, 2014, - 08:30 AM

Florida debt buyer arrested in bribery of U.S. Bank exec

Leonard Potillo, owner of United Credit Recovery, faces federal charges of fraud, bribery and money laundering.

Updated: June 09, 2014, - 08:54 PM

Federal antifraud initiative goes too far, banks say

A secretive Justice Department investigation spilled into the open as criticism intensifies.

Updated: June 07, 2014, - 04:47 PM

Medtronic big user of tax havens, holding $20.5 billion overseas

The Fridley-based medical device maker holds $20.5 billion overseas, just one notch below Wal-Mart Stores Inc. with $21.4 billion.

Updated: June 06, 2014, - 05:51 AM

June 2: St. Paul climber was following his dream

Mark Mahaney, 26, of St. Paul, was among a group of six people, including two guides, believed dead Sunday following a rockslide or avalanche on Mount Rainier in Washington. Rescuers determined that it was too dangerous to try to recover the bodies, which are all believed to be on the Carbon Glacier.

Updated: June 02, 2014, - 09:54 AM

Teen dies after being shot in north Minneapolis

Police are searching for suspects in the shooting death of a 17-year-old teenager in north Minneapolis.He was shot shortly before...

Updated: June 01, 2014, - 08:57 PM

The new ATMs: Soon they won't be just for cash anymore

ATM innovators are thinking big, envisioning smarter machines that dispense a wider range of products.

Updated: June 01, 2014, - 03:49 PM

Big banks edge into biometrics

For mobile banking, voice could be “Holy Grail-type customer service,” according to Javelin Strategy & Research.

Updated: May 31, 2014, - 04:37 PM

Wells Fargo will pay $62.5 million to settle suit over securities lending

Retirement funds claimed Wells Fargo made riskier bets in an investment program that was billed as a conservative play.

Updated: May 31, 2014, - 06:16 AM

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