Recent content from Rochelle Olson
Crashes piled up on main roads Monday as pedestrians slipped and fell on icy sidewalks. All after-school activities for Minneapolis Public School students have been canceled.
The move opens the door to federal assistance for state and local governments as well as some nonprofit organizations.
Some 70,000 licensed Minnesota teachers are not working in classrooms, a new study finds That's 52.5 percent of licensed teachers in the 2017-18 school year.
Through nearly four decades in public life, Benson was universally respected as smart, savvy and measured, with a mischievous sense of humor.
Breakfast at the Armory kicked off the local remembrance of the great civil rights pioneer.
Local MLK events included breakfast with CNN's Don Lemon and an Ordway celebration of women of color in science.
Preservationists say the black curtains behind the western glass doors will be more deadly to migrating birds.
The stadium authority paid $627,000 out-of-pocket for the Super Bowl last winter. Chairman Michael Vekich would say only of the expected NCAA bill: "It's a lot larger — I'll leave it at that."
Also set: A four-day tailgating party, to be held on Nicollet Mall.
Much of Jeffrey Beahan's work will involve outreach, informing the community about safety measures.
The theater is being squeezed by drop in foundation grants, overall funding.
Rossana Bewick, a native of Milan who helped bring authentic Italian dining to the Twin Cities almost four decades ago, died in late November at…
Stadium's busy schedule of games, concerts and events has worn the turf.
The new year launched with temps hovering around zero degrees, but highs were forecast to reach at least 32 degrees as early as Thursday.
A girl with fuzzy red hair named Clare Ruth is believed to be the first baby born in the Twin Cities in 2019. She was…
New apartment buildings and parking ramps on Washington Avenue are expected to eliminate surface parking lots that double as gameday party pads.
Eight months ago, no one knew what life would like for the 62-year-old former Hennepin County Commissioner. Mark Stenglein said he's under orders to "keep both feet on the ground at all time," he said. "I never liked ladders anyhow."
Beer and liquor will be sold for the NCAA Final Four, which will draw 72,000 fans and be transformed from tunnels to ceiling.
School touts its successes at turning its discoveries into real-world cures, solutions.
Major drug case was dismissed because of Eden Prairie officer's actions.
A kickoff was held Friday to start recruiting locals for the annual NCAA finals, to be held at U.S. Bank Stadium this spring.
Student said she was raped, mistreated on trip.
Venue will host games this weekend as precursor to Final Four in April.
The federal financial boost caps the resuscitation of the line between Minneapolis and Burnsville.
Gregarious and blustery, he sought to serve the people as a soldier, police officer and elected official.
Molly Coleman played a role in ending Brett Kavanaugh's role as teacher at law school.
The top four executives for the Minnesota Super Bowl and NCAA Final Four host committees earned a combined $1.2 million in 2017.
NONFICTION: NPR's Peter Sagal unleashes his humor and wit on his passion for running.
The Twins, along with all of Major League Baseball, are moving slowly toward full NFL-level security. Most of the changes revolve around the Gate 34 entrance and main plaza.
Nine black football players claim their rights were denied in a 2016 sexual assault case.
Stanek has yet to concede publicly or privately.
After two terms, one recall attempt and a failed presidential bid, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was rejected Tuesday by voters weary of his ties to President Donald Trump, cuts to education and antagonism toward unions.
Ericksen traveled the world three times over with her husband Jerry, a retired St. Olaf psychology professor and current golf coach at Carleton College.
MacArthur Foundation grant aims to get offenders to court, avoid night in jail.
Minneapolis and St. Paul are among 20 cities receiving support from Bloomberg Philanthropies. Bloomberg also called on cities to fight gun violence.
Dozens of Travis Serafin's cases are under review after he admitted falsifying a search warrant.
With the jackpots soaring into the heavens, Minnesotans are streaming to convenience stores for their shot at instant riches — or far more likely, a few hours of fantasizing about what they would do with all that money.
County attorney expects 33 cases to be affected; defense lawyer says could be more.
The U.S. chief justice discussed law and veered away from the Brett Kavanaugh hearing during appearance at Northrop Auditorium.
Two people in prison will likely be released after it was revealed that an Eden Prairie detective illegally searched a defendant's car, then created a search warrant after the fact, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office said.
Freezing temps signaled the start of Sun Country's promotional toucan hunt.
Demolished Metrodome was the longtime home for runners before the predawn race started.
Various faith groups are finding spiritual fulfillment in the outsized building.
Retired investigator says Heinrich arrest was a "Hail Mary" to elicit a confession.
State officials urging patience as new system of identification rolls out.
Lt. governor candidate wasn't at home at the time, but her husband and son were.
A task force formed to find missing 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling in 1989 wasted time chasing far-flung leads and listening to psychics rather than tracking compelling evidence close to home, Don Gudmundson said.
"We're not dopes," Al Garber said during an emphatic defense of his agency's efforts to find the killer.
Stearns County sheriff will release thousands of pages pertaining to the 1989 abduction and murder.
Gophers basketball players use Final Four-style contest to promote childhood literacy.
Jacob's kidnapper eluded law enforcement for 27 years despite initial suspicion.
Some 37 Minnesota Red Cross volunteers are in place along the Eastern Seaboard awaiting a wicked swipe from Hurricane Florence.
Students appear to back message; athletic clothing contract remains in place.
Meth bust leads to large dogfighting, cockfighting operation in Pierce County.
Family's lawyer decries misuse of image of someone killed by police.
Nursing mothers will be able to breast-feed or pump without missing the on-field action beginning Friday with the Minnesota Vikings preseason game against the Seattle…
Appeals court says 2017 law provides specific guidelines.
County attorney candidate wants a community panel.
Refusal to apologize stuns injured children's family.
Gulf Coast snowbirds hold their noses during southwest Florida's state of emergency.
Coleman was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer. He survived an earlier bout with neck and throat cancer in 2015.
Judge said facts aren't in dispute and jury will decide damages.
Phumee Lee had been in a domestic dispute before exchanging gunfire with police in the street.
The derailment happened on a railroad bridge linking two rail yards near the St. Paul Downtown Airport, downstream from downtown St. Paul. Boaters were advised to avoid the area.
Police said officers shot an armed man after responding to a 911 call from a multi-unit building in the 900 block of St. Anthony Avenue at about 2:30 a.m. St. Paul Mayor Melvin Cater called the shooting a tragedy for the city.
Complaint leads county, state investigators to Brooklyn Center garage.
A sold-out crowd of 5,000 joined the Vikings in Eagan on a beautiful summer Saturday for the beginning of the 2018 season and a new era of training camp.
The game will be played at Target Center on Saturday for the first time, providing a chance to see the best active players and future legends live on the court at the same time.
The railroad plans to appeal the claims from a $15.3M personal injury lawsuit.
Pool closed for 15th day. "We just need to find a way to keep it open," says park commissioner.
Ramsey County judge sided with group claiming widespread voter fraud.
Host Committee gave $5.5 million to youth health, fitness programs throughout the state.
Two siblings were seriously injured in the crash at Jenny Lind Elementary School last month.
The deeper portion of the pool, including the lap area and diving dock, reopened, but the shallow "upper pool" remained closed.
Ex-Vikings receiver was among three top sports administrators to leave the Minneapolis schools without explanation.