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

Vikings working to deflate chance of melee Sunday at Metrodome

To ensure that calm is kept, the Vikings are bringing in extra security for Sunday’s noon finale. The Vikings also hope to slake fans’ thirst for historical tokens by handing out commemorative items.

Updated: December 27, 2013, - 10:35 AM

Rock Bottom Brewery makes Christmas merrier for 1,200 people

For the 11th year Wednesday, about 1,200 homeless and lower-income Twin Citians received meals and presents at the event put on by Miracle and 280 volunteers.

Updated: December 25, 2013, - 07:47 PM

In a blind, wearing orange with a loaded gun? You're hunting, court rules

Man in a Stearns County deer blind with loaded shotgun claimed he was just looking for coyotes, not deer. Or maybe just watching nature.

Updated: December 23, 2013, - 08:13 PM

Some Hennepin County workers see 15% pay raise

For Hennepin employees, wage and possibly STEP increases will add up by 2015 after years of freezes.

Updated: December 22, 2013, - 08:56 PM

Dec. 18: Hennepin and Ramsey counties pass budgets

Hennepin plans 7.5 percent annual raises for many workers, while Ramsey holds the line on property tax collections.

Updated: December 22, 2013, - 08:47 PM

9-year-old stowaway will remain in protective custody

The boy is making progress but is still struggling, authorities said.

Updated: December 20, 2013, - 08:11 PM

Hennepin County to forcibly acquire land for library

The board’s vote, part of a plan to replace the crumbling Webber Park Library, follows years of talks with a...

Updated: December 17, 2013, - 09:40 PM

Five new judges appointed to the Hennepin County bench

Gov. Mark Dayton chose appointees from a pool of 70 applicants.

Updated: December 16, 2013, - 08:02 PM

Three years in, co-parenting court claims success

Hennepin County program is considered most developed in U.S.

Updated: December 13, 2013, - 10:30 PM

Salt, plows can't dent 'bulletproof' ice pack on Twin Cities roads

Perilously slick roads won’t be improving any time soon despite round-the-clock efforts by Twin ­Cities public works departments. Sidewalks and bikeways also pose a threat.

Updated: December 09, 2013, - 01:11 PM

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