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Reporter | Hennepin County Courts and Legal Affairs

Rochelle Olson covers St. Paul City Hall and Ramsey County government.

For Vikings fans, defeat is familiar ending to 'miracle' season

– The ending was familiar, and yet Minnesota Vikings fans didn't see it coming. The team failed to pull off another miracle, or…

A purple army of Vikings fans brings intense passion to Philly

Vikings fans are going to extremes to ensure a purple and gold presence amid the green and white in Philadelphia at the NFC Championship Game.

Super Bowl volunteers turn out to ready Minnesota hospitality

Super Bowl Host Committee organizers are midway through the final week of orientation sessions for 10,000 volunteers.

Pop-up Prince exhibit, ice skating and an IMAX-style dome part of 10-day Super Bowl Live event

Organizers announce more activities on Nicollet Mall before the big game.

After whiplash of hope and gloom, Vikings fans explode into frenzy of joy

This time, Vikings fans were on the good side of an unbelievable finish.

Twin Cities to light up purple to cheer Vikings to 'bring it home'

Landmarks will glow, but team wants even more.

Lawyer: Gophers' Lynch denies allegations, requests hearing

The appeals process would likely take weeks if not months, making it unlikely Lynch will return to the court for the university, where investigators have recommended that he should be expelled.

Expulsion recommended for Lynch in third sex assault allegation

University of Minnesota basketball player Reggie Lynch has been recommended for expulsion after a third woman has come forward accusing him of sexual assault.

Reggie Lynch won't play for Gophers during his appeal

Athletic director Mark Coyle said Reggie Lynch will not play while he appeals his suspension and ban from campus after a sexual misconduct investigation.

Kickoff time for Twin Cities Super Bowl preparations

Years of planning start coming to life this week.