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

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

All-Star prices going down; Derby tickets available

Fans are paying an average of $675 per ticket for Tuesday’s game at Target Field and $323 to see the Home Run Derby the day before. As of noon, Home Run Derby tickets were available at face price on the Twins website.

Updated: July 12, 2014, - 08:40 AM

Who's behind that Vikings stadium crane? A woman

Alissa Schneider is the woman behind the crane. The big one.Her company, Danny’s Construction, specializes in large complex steel-erection projects....

Updated: July 11, 2014, - 09:02 PM

Watchdog wants investigation of Bremer Foundation salaries

The group noticed the St. Paul-based foundation’s “suspicious” trustee pay increase of 1,000 percent in a decade .

Updated: July 10, 2014, - 03:40 PM

Twin Cities law officers are joining forces to provide All-Star security

Minneapolis Chief Harteau says cooperation is the key for the dozen or so agencies that will work from Friday to...

Updated: July 08, 2014, - 09:58 PM

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