Jennifer Simonson

Jennifer Simonson

Photographer
Minnesota Public Radio

Jennifer Simonson is a visual journalist for MPR News.

Jennifer Simonson Feature Archive

Bell toll for fallen officers
In a somber City Hall rotunda ceremony, the Minneapolis Police Department joined law enforcement agencies around the country in their annual Police Week remembrance of fallen officers. (05/12/2015)
A spring-inspired gimlet from Erik Eastman
Cheers, everybody! It's spring. And that calls for a seasonal take on a classic cocktail. (05/01/2015)
Circle me, Bert!
The final score may have been tough for the hometown crowd (the Twins lost 12-3). (04/13/2015)
Catholics gathered at the Cathedral of St. Paul to celebrate Mass on Holy Thursday, which marks the final meal they believe Jesus shared with his disciples before his death. (04/03/2015)
The end is in sight: Construction on the new Vikings stadium is nearing its halfway point. (03/27/2015)
The 49th annual St. Patrick's Day parade ran through downtown St. Paul Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Put on by the all-volunteer St. Patrick's Association, the parade featured plenty of green, plenty of music and a whole lot of dogs. (03/17/2015)
Deep down, we know it's not truly spring, but the warm weather has brought on a serious case of spring fever around the state. (03/13/2015)
Despite the lack of snow covering the hills of Powderhorn Park in Minneapolis, neighborhood residents and others gathered Saturday afternoon for the annual Art Sled Rally. (01/31/2015)
The ice castle at Miller Park in Eden Prairie opened Friday with a light show, ice princesses and fire dancers. (01/09/2015)
While 2014 held momentous events, it also introduced us to fascinating people across the state. (01/09/2015)
The National Guard presented the colors, the Greater Mount Vernon Baptist Church choir sang, and friends and family turned out for the swearing in of Gov. Mark Dayton. (01/05/2015)
As the year draws to a close, we took a look back at some of our favorite photographs of year -- images that give us a glimpse into the people, places and events that helped shape life in Minnesota in 2014. (12/30/2014)
We visit a volunteer who turns cast-off sweaters into wearable celebrations. (12/22/2014)
How to make an easy, accessible and sparkling holiday drink. (12/17/2014)
Protesters walked from south Minneapolis, blocked part of Interstate 35W and rallied at Minneapolis City Hall protesting police brutality and racism around the country Thursday afternoon. (12/04/2014)