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 believe ticket sales are brisk because of interest in new stadium

Team has sold 2,000 new season tickets for 2014 season at the U as interest in the new stadium builds.

Updated: May 02, 2014, - 09:37 PM

Candidate pool to shrink to 2 for Hennepin County Board

Two candidates now have two weeks to explain to voters in Hennepin County’s Third District why they should be the...

Updated: April 29, 2014, - 11:31 PM

On the beat: Hennepin County's new elections director takes on first contest in permanent role

Hennepin County Elections Manager Ginny Gelms got into her job like many of her colleagues in the field — accidentally.“I...

Updated: April 26, 2014, - 06:38 PM

6 candidates seeking to advance in Hennepin County commissioner race

Two will advance to the May 13 special election after the Tues. vote.

Updated: April 26, 2014, - 08:19 AM

April 24: Super Bowl bid goes to NFL owners on iPads

The NFL’s 32 owners will receive their 2018 Super Bowl bids from the Twin Cities on shiny new iPads donated by Best Buy. That’s a slight upgrade from the chocolate ducks — many with broken necks — the owners received as part of Minneapolis’ successful bid for the 1992 game.

Updated: April 24, 2014, - 05:55 AM

Minneapolis bicyclist in critical condition after morning accident in St. Paul

A 51-year-old Minneapolis bicyclist was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday after a collision with a sport-utility vehicle at a busy...

Updated: April 19, 2014, - 10:27 PM

April 19: Stadium construction is guided like an orchestra

The Dome demolition and construction of the supersized $1 billion Minnesota Multipurpose Stadium are being orchestrated with state-of-the-art computer programs and the mind of the impishly gruff project manager.

Updated: April 19, 2014, - 08:13 AM

Report: Witness accounts of St. Louis Park school drowning differ

Kids interviewed about school drowning described mild roughhousing and a generally attentive teacher.

Updated: April 18, 2014, - 05:20 AM

TCF Bank Stadium getting $6.6M upgrade to prepare for Vikings

Project is part of plan to get field ready for the Minnesota Vikings.

Updated: April 15, 2014, - 07:07 AM

Hennepin County, Twins formalize $79M Target Field transit hub deal

The extensive development is considered far more than a transit hub for five rail lines. It’s seen as the bedrock of a transformation for the western edge of downtown Minneapolis, shifting attention toward the area around Target Field and providing a gateway to the increasingly hip North Loop Neighborhood.

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 08:39 PM

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