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 seeks to help homeless youth

The recent bone-chilling weather has spotlighted the need for shelter for young adults who don’t fit elsewhere, the county has found.

Updated: January 18, 2014, - 06:14 PM

Smooth road so far for Bottineau Rail Line

As early as mid-2014, the Federal Transit Administration could decide whether to let Bottineau enter into development.

Updated: January 18, 2014, - 06:14 PM

Dorfman stepping down from Hennepin County Board

Gail Dorfman, who has been a Hennepin County commissioner for 14 years, will step down at the end of February...

Updated: January 13, 2014, - 07:45 PM

Vikings at TCF: Better food, views but fewer seats

The food will be better, the restrooms plentiful, the views unobstructed, and the team potentially improved when the Minnesota Vikings...

Updated: January 10, 2014, - 10:49 PM

Opat expects to remain Hennepin County Board chairman

When the Hennepin County Board meets for the first time in 2014 on Tuesday, Mike Opat expects to be elected...

Updated: January 05, 2014, - 07:17 PM

Hennepin County beat: 7th-grader maps road solution for Downtown East

Minneapolis seventh-grader Max Moen’s lifelong fascination with maps and roadways inspired him to send Hennepin County Board Chairman Mike Opat...

Updated: December 30, 2013, - 06:03 PM

New Red Wing Pottery owners close on deal

Sale of Red Wing Pottery to Red Wing Stoneware keeps the historic names family-owned and rooted in the river town.

Updated: December 27, 2013, - 11:20 PM

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

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