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

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

Car2Go car-sharing service to roll out in St. Paul next month

The short-term rentals are popular in Minneapolis.

Updated: June 19, 2014, - 06:20 AM

After day of commuting success, car and Green Line train crash in St. Paul

Late Monday evening, a Green Line train hit a car that turned in front of the train near the intersection of Hampden and University Avenues in St. Paul, but there were no injuries, Metro Transit officials said

Updated: June 17, 2014, - 09:40 AM

Green Line trains get the green light, with ribbon-cutting, free rides

After 30 years of talk and $957 million in public money, the area’s second light-rail line got off to a soggy start Saturday, connecting the two downtowns, myriad neighborhoods and the University of Minnesota.

Updated: June 14, 2014, - 10:03 PM

St. Paul bets on revival with Green Line light-rail train

When light-rail trains begin picking up riders Saturday in St. Paul, the city will enter the realm of 21st-century transit using the basic technology it rode to prosperity more than 100 years ago: rails.

Updated: June 13, 2014, - 07:24 PM

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