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

At HCMC, a surprise drill in ER to deal with real emergencies

The simulation involved both mannequins and living colleagues from the hospital who stumbled in on their own or were wheeled in needing tourniquets, breathing tubes, head scans and surgery.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 09:00 PM

Hennepin County ends garbage fight with Minneapolis

Minneapolis balked at request to burn more refuse at HERC, so city asked to come up with composting plan.

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 09:50 AM

Feb. 9: Dignitaries, family bid final farewell to Joan

The nation’s second lady from 1977 to 1981 “was sort of the needle on the compass of truth and beauty.”

Updated: February 09, 2014, - 06:10 AM

Seat licenses will raise $100 million for new Vikings stadium

The seat licenses for the new stadium will cost fans from $500 to $9,500 each.

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 08:17 AM

Champlin couple get $90,000 over police search at their home

A federal jury made the award after Champlin officers pursuing a burglar took a pair of shoes off the sleeping...

Updated: February 06, 2014, - 10:52 PM

New generation of African-American leaders has new fight

In 1990, minorities made up just 9 percent of the seven-county metro area’s population. That percentage now has more than doubled and is expected to hit 43 percent by 2040, according to the Metropolitan Council.

Updated: February 06, 2014, - 04:24 PM

Hennepin County drops trash-burning bid, pushes Minneapolis on recycling

Hennepin County wants cities to develop composting collection.

Updated: February 04, 2014, - 11:21 PM

Defamation suit against 2 Hennepin Co. commissioners revived

Court of Appeals reinstates case filed by North Side couple against two Hennepin County commissioners over comments made in bid...

Updated: February 03, 2014, - 09:44 PM

Hennepin County opens new service center in Bloomington

The second of six Hennepin County service centers is to open Tuesday in Bloomington as part of the move out...

Updated: February 01, 2014, - 04:54 PM

Minnesota businesses shutter, stumble and slog through cold

Facing yet another brutally cold day, they packed it in, or innovated.

Updated: January 28, 2014, - 09:05 AM

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