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

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

Golden Valley apartment project mired in land dispute

Good Day Cafe owner says sale to apartment developer Global One unfairly closed bidding.

Updated: December 05, 2013, - 11:17 PM

Hennepin Board picks days to light up Lowry Bridge

The debate at the Hennepin County Board got a little dark for an hour while commissioners discussed whether to shed...

Updated: December 05, 2013, - 07:12 PM

Minneapolis police develop sketch of rape suspect

Minneapolis police expect to release a composite sketch next week of a suspect who may be responsible for two sexual...

Updated: November 28, 2013, - 11:50 PM

Spielman: Off-the-field incidents 'unacceptable'

Erin Henderson has a drunken-driving arrest, and the GM vowed to help prevent problems.

Updated: November 28, 2013, - 09:13 AM

Henderson's arrest is third recent off-field incident involving Viking

Erin Henderson is challenging his license revocation after a DWI arrest, while AJ Jefferson, since released, was charged with domestic assault. Jerome Simpson also faces DWI charges.

Updated: November 28, 2013, - 08:17 AM

Hennepin County beat: Death, taxes and Lorenz all are certain

The 70-year-old semiretired consultant from Edina can be counted on to step up to the microphone whenever the Hennepin County Board schedules a public hearing — which is at every bi-weekly board meeting.

Updated: November 27, 2013, - 05:01 PM

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