Kevin Duchschere

Reporter | Hennepin County
Phone: 612-673-4455
Kevin Duchschere covers Hennepin County government. He has worked as a reporter and editor for the Star Tribune since 1989, covering St. Paul City Hall, the Minnesota Legislature, other metro counties and numerous stadium campaigns. He was St. Paul bureau chief from 2005 to 2007, and he was a lead reporter on the Coleman-Franken race and recall in 2008 and 2009.

Recent content from Kevin Duchschere

At huge site of former Ford plant in St. Paul, cleanup is Job 1

Ford plans to put St. Paul property up for sale next year, after the 122 acres have been cleared and...

Updated: July 23, 2014, - 09:47 AM

Ramsey County proposing no hike on property tax levy for 2015

For the first time in more than 20 years, Ramsey County taxpayers may go two years in a row without...

Updated: July 22, 2014, - 08:36 PM

Trout Brook in St. Paul’s North End to see daylight once again

Trout Brook long had been buried in a pipe by the railroads, which laid tracks atop the streambed to ensure a smooth descent into the downtown yards.

Updated: July 21, 2014, - 05:28 AM

In St. Paul, a quiet start to budget season

Only 15 people showed up at mayor’s first public budget meeting.

Updated: July 17, 2014, - 05:41 AM

St. Paul gives early approval to streetcar network

The City Council approved a tentative citywide streetcar network of seven routes and also backed an in-depth study of the first line that would be built — a 4.1-mile stretch through downtown.

Updated: July 13, 2014, - 06:37 AM

On the beat: A new home for old Rondo in St. Paul

St. Paul’s legendary Rondo neighborhood is long gone. But its stories and lessons will be preserved for the future, if...

Updated: July 09, 2014, - 08:36 PM

Como Park's Black Bear Crossings to close, but not without a fight

The longtime Como Park cafe says it will seek damages from St. Paul for breach of contract.

Updated: July 06, 2014, - 08:04 PM

West Nile virus re-emerges in Twin Cities metro

Mosquitoes in Scott County have tested positive, but no human cases have been confirmed. Still, officials advise caution.

Updated: July 05, 2014, - 06:34 AM

Car2Go will hit streets of St. Paul on July 19

Car2Go expansion to St. Paul adds options for getting around without owning vehicle.

Updated: July 02, 2014, - 11:25 PM

Schmidt Brewery sign makes a glowing return to St. Paul

But it doesn’t signal a brewery; now, it’s a sign of redevelopment.

Updated: June 21, 2014, - 06:46 PM

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