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 increases funding to meet escalating homelessness

With more families without a place to live, Hennepin County bolsters program that tries to help its most challenging, at-risk clients.

Updated: July 21, 2013, - 10:59 PM

Hennepin, Ramsey counties approve $10 wheelage tax

Over the objections of some commissioners, the road-maintenance fee was approved for the first time in Hennepin and Ramsey counties.

Updated: July 16, 2013, - 08:24 PM

$10 Hennepin County vehicle tax appears likely to win approval

Commissioner Jan Callison, a “no” vote last time, said she is inclined to switch next Tuesday.

Updated: July 10, 2013, - 10:21 AM

St. Cloud State transcript changes draw federal investigators

St. Cloud State says administrative changes addressed the concerns, but at least one faculty member isn’t convinced.

Updated: July 06, 2013, - 10:30 AM

Wheelage tax debate bearing down on Minnesota counties

Counties must decide whether to accept the tax — a way to keep pace with road and bridge repairs —...

Updated: July 03, 2013, - 11:02 AM

Big changes ahead for Minneapolis' Cedar-Riverside area

On the heels of a $100 million-plus update of the colorful Riverside Plaza apartment towers, changes to the neighborhood include adding a second light-rail stop, widening busy Cedar Avenue S. and redirecting 5th Street as a link to downtown.

Updated: June 28, 2013, - 09:41 AM

Stenglein out as head of Mpls. Downtown Council

After spending a year as the body’s president, he says details of the job were problematic for him.

Updated: June 26, 2013, - 09:00 PM

Stenglein out as head of Mpls. Downtown Council

Minneapolis Downtown Council President Mark Stenglein is out after one year on the job.

Updated: June 26, 2013, - 11:58 AM

Larger Minnesota counties show surges in gun permit revenue

Applications to purchase and carry handguns have risen dramatically this year in Minnesota’s most populous counties, putting them on track to blow past permit revenues collected in recent years.

Updated: June 15, 2013, - 07:18 AM

Births to teenagers in Hennepin County continue downward trend

Decreases began in 2007, but minority teens’ slower-to-decline rates are still a concern.

Updated: June 07, 2013, - 10:55 PM

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