Jennifer Simonson

Jennifer Simonson

Photographer
Minnesota Public Radio

Jennifer Simonson is a visual journalist for MPR News.

Jennifer Simonson Feature Archive

Vikings stadium
The end is in sight: Construction on the new Vikings stadium is nearing its halfway point. (03/27/2015)
St. Patrick's Day parade
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)
Enjoying ice cream
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)
Sculptor Allen Christian, best known for his carved bowling balls and use of recycled materials, is having a moving sale today and Saturday. (11/21/2014)
Six 16-foot high murals painted by artist Ralph Gilbert depict the earliest arrival of settlers and the impact on the Dakota people, the orphan trains, and the Union Depot during the Civil War. (10/27/2014)
A Como zoo zebra named Thelma gave birth to a baby boy over the weekend. Zookeepers found him Sunday morning when they arrived at work. (09/08/2014)
They locked the gates and turned off the floodlights at Midway Stadium for the last time Thursday night. (08/29/2014)