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

Up close with Vikings' stadium contractor Dave Mansell

Fans can get inside the stadium construction site with a tour from Mansell, Mortenson Construction’s guy in the dirt. Mansell oversees the placement of every beam, column and drop of concrete.

Updated: August 26, 2014, - 09:33 AM

Vikings kick in $46M more for new downtown stadium

The Minnesota Vikings will put an additional $46 million into the new stadium rising in downtown Minneapolis. The addition was announced at Friday morning’s Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority board meeting.

Updated: August 23, 2014, - 01:59 PM

Vikings kick in $46 million more for new stadium

Team announces that the new money brings the team's total additional contributions to $49 million since November.

Updated: August 22, 2014, - 12:56 PM

Embezzler and blackmailer of Cafesjian's millions gets stiff federal sentence

John Waters gets 9 years in prison for stealing from and blackmailing Gerard Cafesjian.

Updated: August 22, 2014, - 12:03 AM

Minn. Supreme Court curbs law enforcement's authority to seize property

The state Supreme Court ruled that Fourth Amendment protections are extended to civil actions, not just criminal ones.

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 11:48 PM

So far, Vikings' arrival at U brings more anticipation than anxiety

The neighborhood around TCF Bank Stadium is gearing up for large crowds in the fall.

Updated: August 17, 2014, - 11:56 PM

Judge rules that off-duty cops can carry guns into Vikings games

Although a judge ruled state law overrides NFL gun ban, only on-duty officers can carry arms, for now.

Updated: August 15, 2014, - 12:47 PM

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

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