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

Michael Connelly stays tuned to the dark side

Michael Connelly's fascination with crime, cops and courts began early and has stayed with him through a career in journalism and as a bestselling novelist.

Updated: November 16, 2013, - 03:46 PM

Red Wing Pottery is on the verge of closing after 140 years

Scott Gillmer, owner and grandson of former president R.A. Gillmer, said the storied Mississippi River institution that began selling farmers salt-glaze storage crocks in the 1860s will have to shut down at the end of the year if a buyer doesn’t emerge.

Updated: November 05, 2013, - 11:14 AM

Big Bottineau light-rail transit vote comes to Hennepin County Board

With federal money at stake, the Hennepin County Board faces a key vote Tuesday on the Bottineau light-rail line.

Updated: November 02, 2013, - 11:58 PM

Target Field Station architect says project will reinforce emerging North

The center of the universe. A backdrop to performance theater. A culture-shifting project for Minneapolis.New York architect Peter Cavaluzzi used...

Updated: October 28, 2013, - 08:07 PM

Twin Cities plows get into snow shape

As road crews prepare for the plowing season, well-trained drivers, tuned-up trucks and new technology help make roads safer in winter.

Updated: October 24, 2013, - 08:24 PM

Hennepin County breaks link to video featuring mayoral candidate

Cam Winton said the removal demonstrates the “fishy” nature of the video, which includes fellow Minneapolis candidate Mark Andrew.

Updated: October 21, 2013, - 08:19 PM

Ryan backs off plan to try to close Park and Portland for new development

Hennepin County, which owns the key arteries, expressed strong opposition to the proposal over traffic and medical center access.

Updated: October 19, 2013, - 08:23 AM

Hennepin County judge orders therapy for 9-year-old stowaway boy

The boy, who is back in Minnesota but not in his parents’ custody for now, was not present at Wednesday’s child protective services hearing. He had sneaked onto a flight to Las Vegas two weeks ago.

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

Protective services hearing set for stowaway boy, 9, on Wednesday

The custody and possible treatment for a 9-year-old airplane stowaway will be discussed at a Hennepin County District Court hearing on Wednesday. The boy had sneaked onto an airplane and flew to Las Vegas.

Updated: October 14, 2013, - 08:44 PM

Hennepin County steps in to help 9-year-old stowaway

The so-called CHIPS petition initiates juvenile court proceedings. According to a court spokesman, it’s still uncertain when the child will be returned by protective services in Las Vegas, but when he is, a court hearing must be held to determine the next step.

Updated: October 11, 2013, - 11:23 PM

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