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

Sept. 12, 2013: Transit station will be like NYC's Grand Central Terminal

A sweeping plan to add a park, jumbo display screen, retail stores and a public plaza to the $79.3 million rail hub being built near Target Field will get the go-ahead Thursday from the Hennepin County Board.

Updated: September 12, 2013, - 05:54 PM

AIM leader Clyde Bellecourt goes to trial over Christmas Eve arrest

The AIM leader faces a misdemeanor charge related to a Crystal Court protest and disputed circumstances surrounding his arrest.

Updated: September 08, 2013, - 07:52 PM

Hennepin County beat: Head of homeless fight sees hope here

More than 20 years ago, Mikkel Beckmen needed a part-time job and he had two options: a bagel shop or...

Updated: August 14, 2013, - 07:29 PM

Markle gets pre-trial investigation

Defense lawyers say move aims to ensure no surprises in background

Updated: August 12, 2013, - 10:14 PM

NFL says no to most bags, purses in stadiums

Leave the diaper bag; bring the breast pump. Backpacks and fanny packs are out of bounds. Cameras and binoculars are OK if they’re not in bags.

Updated: August 09, 2013, - 10:57 AM

Monticello grandfather, grandson die in Wright Co. tractor rollover

Rollie Gustafson, 5, who lived with his grandfather, Ron, 50, loved to help out with the animals and everything else on the farm. “He only weighed 50 pounds, but he could lift a bail of hay,” saiod Roger Gustafson, Rollie's uncle. “He was right by grandpa’s side all the time.”

Updated: August 04, 2013, - 09:12 PM

Police union: There's no room for racist, bigoted cops

The head of the union that represents Minneapolis police officers requested Sunday to be part of Chief Janeé Harteau’s planned...

Updated: August 04, 2013, - 07:17 PM

Hennepin County beat: Historic Hanover bridge is worth seeing

In Florence there’s the requisite tourist photo from the Ponte Vecchio over the Arno. In Paris, companions convene with baguette,...

Updated: August 02, 2013, - 07:43 PM

New Vikings stadium gives nod to birds

Concerns about migrating birds flying into the new Vikings stadium appear to have been quelled in an environmental report issued Thursday that also previewed tensions over who should pay for enhancements at the Downtown East light-rail transit station.

Updated: August 01, 2013, - 11:28 PM

Minnesota counties changing where they issue U.S. passports

Hennepin County has yet to decide what it will do to comply with State Department restrictions related to security concerns.

Updated: July 27, 2013, - 06:36 PM

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