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

Tattoos bar the way for new Hennepin Co. sheriff's deputies

Sheriff Rich Stanek changed his department's policy about two years ago to limit tattoo visibility on new hires. Deputies already on the job are exempt from the policy.

Updated: February 14, 2013, - 08:23 AM

On the government beat: Hennepin County offices show off extra flair

Some politicians distinguish themselves not just by the offices they hold but what their offices hold.

Updated: February 08, 2013, - 08:16 PM

Twin Cities customers mostly indifferent to dropping Saturday mail

Some say they like mail every day, but many say cuts are necessary.

Updated: February 06, 2013, - 11:13 PM

Minnesota customers mostly indifferent to cutback

Most Postal Service customers won't see a huge change, said regional spokesman Pete Nowacki: "The post office is going to be open the same hours. Post office boxes will still get mail. Packages will get delivered."

Updated: February 06, 2013, - 09:41 PM

Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau details plans for 'MPD2.0'

"We have not reached our full potential," the new police chief told officers at first of two assemblies.

Updated: February 05, 2013, - 09:40 PM

3 teens arrested in weekend-long robbery spree in south Minneapolis

The suspects -- 14, 15 and 16 -- went on a weekend-long spree.

Updated: February 04, 2013, - 09:42 PM

Tenure marked by huge changes in welfare laws

Dan Engstrom went from a new welfare caseworker to the head of the huge Human Services and Public Health Department.

Updated: January 30, 2013, - 09:37 PM

Hennepin County cracks down on truants

The early intervention program mirrors a Ramsey County project, and both show good results.

Updated: January 29, 2013, - 10:43 PM

Croatian resort feels like summer camp

On the Istrian Peninsula, an all-inclusive family resort smacks of summer camp, albeit with reminders of the country's history and gorgeous views of the Adriatic.

Updated: January 20, 2013, - 08:29 AM

Some drivers OK with letting their insurer ride shotgun

Rat yourself out and save money on car insurance.

Updated: January 12, 2013, - 12:35 AM

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