Rochelle Olson

Reporter | Hennepin County Courts and Legal Affairs
Phone: 612-673-1747
Rochelle Olson covers St. Paul City Hall and Ramsey County government.

Recent content from Rochelle Olson

St. Paul defense lawyer still racking up victories after 40 years

By nature, criminal defense lawyers tend to be enthusiastically irreverent if not outright impudent.Earl Gray fits the description, and for...

Updated: March 24, 2015, - 01:01 AM

Revitalized Downtown East betting on stadium momentum

Construction dominates skyline, but other changes are in store.

Updated: March 22, 2015, - 06:44 AM

Glass work soon to begin at new Vikings stadium

10,000 shiny panes eventually will form the skin of the soaring structure. Bird lovers remain unhappy, saying the glass will jeopardize migrating songbirds.

Updated: March 21, 2015, - 07:00 PM

Minnesota moves closer to MLS; stadium issue needs to be settled

The remaining hurdle for Minnesota is finalizing for a new downtown outdoor soccer stadium, as preferred by the league. How it would be funded is still unknown.

Updated: March 17, 2015, - 10:55 AM

Minneapolis police officer files whistleblower lawsuit over 'pointergate'

He alleges he was unfairly transferred after fallout from mayor’s high-profile photo.

Updated: March 10, 2015, - 09:26 PM

Hennepin County seeks to halt rail traffic by buying key property in Crystal

Hennepin County Board pledges a fight to stop routing of heavier trains through northwestern suburbs, past Wirth Park.

Updated: March 10, 2015, - 08:36 PM

Police Sgt. Jesse Garcia fighting stage 4 stomach cancer

Police Sgt. Jesse Garcia is a St. Paul guy who crossed the river and became one of Minneapolis’ most recognizable...

Updated: March 09, 2015, - 08:59 PM

Bill McGuire keeps after MLS franchise, new soccer stadium

Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk says there’s no legislative support for building the stadium.

Updated: March 05, 2015, - 11:33 PM

Four activists push bird safety at Vikings stadium to forefront

Casual birders and nature lovers, they are waging fight over glass for new Vikings stadium.

Updated: March 04, 2015, - 12:22 AM

Judge overturns Peterson's suspension; NFL to appeal

Judge David Doty determined that the NFL arbitrator exceeded his authority in suspending the Vikings running back. The league returned him to the commissioner's exempt list.

Updated: February 27, 2015, - 07:32 AM

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