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Reporter | Hennepin County Courts and Legal Affairs

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


Director of U.S. Bank Stadium's oversight board announces retirement citing health reasons

The executive director of U.S. Bank Stadium’s public oversight body tearfully announced his surprise retirement Friday, citing health reasons. Rick Evans has been the…


Super Bowl will limit light-rail use to ticket holders on game day

Only ticket holders for the game can board on game day; all others must ride buses.


Officials push transit, Uber in planning for Super Bowl week

The takeaway : Use mass transit when possible.


Purple army deploys as 10,000 Super Bowl volunteers hold rally

Most of the 10,000 volunteers for Super Bowl LII joyfully raised their thundersticks and new “Bold North” purple mittens at a pep rally-orientation Sunday for…


Super Bowl host committee raises $50M; street closures planned

The committee released detailed plans on street closings downtown, beginning two weeks before the game.


Expect rooftop snipers, restricted access and lots of security for Super Bowl

Planners have been going building by building around the stadium figuring out security logistics.


ESPN chooses IDS Crystal Court for Super Bowl week set

ESPN will broadcast from inside the skyscraper beginning on Wednesday before the game.


U.S. Bank Stadium authority, legislators agree on need for more oversight of building's operator

With the Super Bowl in February, officials want a smooth operation.


Prince tribute, and maybe Janet Jackson, in works for Super Bowl Live series

The pop mega-producers discussed their plans for the free outdoor concerts as organizers unveiled the look and layout.


Jam, Lewis to come home, bringing top talent to free Super Bowl concerts

Two star producers will coordinate the acts for the 10-day public event starting Jan. 26.