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

Star Tribune says goodbye to Metro reporters

The recent sale of this newspaper triggered a contract clause allowing newsroom employees to take buyouts.We’re losing 19 journalists this...

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 05:12 PM

On the beat: Best PR folks can give and take 'flak'

When reporters want to speak with the person in charge, they can rarely dial direct.Just like corporations do, politicians and...

Updated: August 01, 2014, - 07:10 PM

A year after shooting, Shoreview victim is determined to heal

A year after a horrific act of domestic violence left her with gunshot wounds and her mother, attorney Nancy Sullivan, shot to death by her boyfriend, Kate Fay rebuilds her life.

Updated: July 28, 2014, - 02:26 PM

Hennepin County Judge Mark Wernick heads into retirement after proud career

From the public defender’s office to the social justice movement to arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court at age 33,...

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 10:42 PM

Vikings won't enhance stadium to protect migrating birds

The Vikings say they’re working with Audubon on lighting design and procedures, but can’t afford the added cost -- $1.1 million -- of special glass.

Updated: July 24, 2014, - 12:28 AM

Invasive carp reach Twin Cities metro area

Netting of two fish in the Mississippi River at Cottage Grove is a “wake-up call.”

Updated: July 19, 2014, - 08:54 PM

Hubert's bar manager knows drinking habits of sports and concert fans

Tucked into the side of Target Center, Hubert’s bar downtown gets to know the drinking proclivities of a variety of...

Updated: July 18, 2014, - 05:21 PM

All-Star events boosted sales for some, left others wanting more

Hotels charged higher event rates and claimed strong bookings. But restaurants owners said they had uneven business.

Updated: July 17, 2014, - 09:08 AM

Giddy fans bask in glory of Minneapolis' All-Star day

Minnesotans rolled out the red carpet for Major League Baseball’s Midsummer Classic on Tuesday, as throngs of eager fans packed into downtown Minneapolis and sold-out Target Field.

Updated: July 16, 2014, - 11:22 AM

The other ‘Star’? You, arriving early

Dress warm, expect heavier-than-usual traffic as Mpls. hosts the baseball event of the year.

Updated: July 14, 2014, - 08:46 PM

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