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

Hotel employees get training in spotting sex trafficking

A hotel guest who repeatedly refuses housekeeping services. A room paid for in cash, or a guest who doesn't bring luggage. An older man checking in with a younger girl who looks disheveled or frightened.

Updated: January 08, 2013, - 10:55 PM

Costs sure to rise in Minneapolis water main break

City can't yet estimate the cost of flood damage as crews work round-the-clock.

Updated: January 04, 2013, - 11:42 PM

Dec. 29: Hennepin County taxpayers on track to pay Target Field off early

Target Field debt is being retired at a clip faster than originally thought.

Updated: December 29, 2012, - 01:25 AM

Hennepin County beat: County Board counts on top aides

From the 24th floor of the Hennepin County Government Center, the aides to the elected County Board members usually work in anonymity.

Updated: December 28, 2012, - 07:04 PM

Indian activist Clyde Bellecourt arrested after protest

The 76-year-old activist said he was drinking coffee after attending a protest in solidarity with Idle No More, a tribal group at odds with the Canadian government.

Updated: December 27, 2012, - 11:23 PM

Hennepin County beat: Dogged detective hangs up his badge

The sex crime investigation began with the clue of a single letter: C.

Updated: December 26, 2012, - 05:16 PM

New, improved Penn Avenue North on tap for 2013

First, neighborhood groups will be asked to contribute ideas.

Updated: December 26, 2012, - 08:20 AM

Former senator joins Hennepin board

Linda Higgins said she's starting by picking up the work of her predecessor, veteran Mark Stenglein.

Updated: December 18, 2012, - 04:22 PM

Golden Valley holds fate of LRT line

Some in hold-out city fear proposed Bottineau line trains will degrade city parks.

Updated: December 16, 2012, - 11:28 PM

Hennepin County moves to decentralize social services

Satellite offices should ease hurdles in applying for help, county says

Updated: December 09, 2012, - 09:21 PM

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