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

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

Hennepin County beat: Old bus shelter should leave North Plaza

Old bus shelters don’t die, they just sit empty on the corner.That’s the case with the one on the North...

Updated: January 27, 2014, - 05:00 PM

Minnesota politicians leaving jobs early are costing taxpayers

Gail Dorfman is latest to leave Hennepin County Board for better job.

Updated: January 21, 2014, - 02:39 AM

Hennepin County seeks to help homeless youth

The recent bone-chilling weather has spotlighted the need for shelter for young adults who don’t fit elsewhere, the county has found.

Updated: January 18, 2014, - 06:14 PM

Smooth road so far for Bottineau Rail Line

As early as mid-2014, the Federal Transit Administration could decide whether to let Bottineau enter into development.

Updated: January 18, 2014, - 06:14 PM

Dorfman stepping down from Hennepin County Board

Gail Dorfman, who has been a Hennepin County commissioner for 14 years, will step down at the end of February...

Updated: January 13, 2014, - 07:45 PM

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