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

Who in Minnesota is missing money?

Here is the comprehensive data on the money the state is holding for Minnesotans, current through the end of 2011

Updated: September 05, 2014, - 12:41 PM

State holds $606M in unclaimed assets, cuts efforts to find owners

A state agency is holding lost money for 50,000 Minnesotans, including Prince, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, state Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson and columnist Sid Hartman.

Updated: September 02, 2014, - 02:42 PM

How valuables go missing and how to avoid it

Minnesota’s Commerce Department has several tips for avoiding your property becoming unclaimed.

Updated: August 30, 2014, - 10:26 PM

Coming this fall: A new federal starter retirement account

The simple “myRA” is expected to benefit young, low-wage and part-time workers the most.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 11:09 PM

Don't dismiss barrage of spam, security experts warn

Monitor your inbox and change passwords in light of Russian hack attack.

Updated: August 06, 2014, - 11:58 PM

July 27: Tax-forfeited grain elevator weighs on Hennepin County

Hennepin Co. can’t seem to get rid of an unused, hulking grain elevator forfeited to the state in 2013.

Updated: July 29, 2014, - 01:37 PM

Who owes the most?

Here’s a list of the Top 10 for property tax debtors in each metro county, as of mid July....

Updated: July 27, 2014, - 12:23 AM

Counties struggle to collect property taxes from those who owe big

Twin Cities agencies have limited tools to make the delinquent landowners pay.

Updated: July 26, 2014, - 11:12 PM

Minnesota's public pension funds still in dire need of reform, group says

Public retirement obligations are 74 percent funded, but new growth is shrinking liabilities.

Updated: July 17, 2014, - 01:28 PM

Medtronic deal could sting for long-time shareholders

Many longtime shareholders will face big tax bills after the company’s Covidien purchase.

Updated: July 06, 2014, - 06:49 AM

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