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 prepares to sell rehabbed Dayton's Bluff homes

The city hopes the Fourth Street Preservation Project in Dayton’s Bluff will bring private investment to the historic district.

Updated: August 02, 2013, - 11:23 PM

Old-fashioned Heritage Square to be remade as modern transit hub

The State Fair board has tentatively approved the razing of Heritage Square after this year’s fair to make room for a new bus drop-off and pickup center that would replace the congested Como Avenue site.

Updated: August 02, 2013, - 06:18 AM

St. Paul's Landmark Center Towers to get new roofs

After more than 100 years, Landmark Center’s iconic towers will get new roofs in a $4 million project.

Updated: July 25, 2013, - 09:16 PM

St. Paul Saints ballpark gets its extra $9 million

After a hearing that took more than two hours on Wednesday, the St. Paul City Council voted to proceed with...

Updated: July 24, 2013, - 09:39 PM

Proposed Ramsey County budget contains no tax levy hikes

County officials point to service improvements, expected inflation and wage settlements as the drivers of higher spending.

Updated: July 23, 2013, - 09:50 PM

Thune: Saints ballpark fine but process has been devilish

The longtime council member said that the city had a design in place before it sought community input on what...

Updated: July 23, 2013, - 09:06 PM

St. Paul, Saints agree on ballpark funding plan, revenue sharing

The city cleared two major hurdles Thursday to construction of its $62.8 million downtown ballpark, laying out a plan to close a $8.8 million funding gap and shaking hands with the St. Paul Saints on operation costs and how revenues will be shared.

Updated: July 18, 2013, - 11:08 PM

West Academic to move to downtown St. Paul

The small publisher was drawn to downtown by transit and amenities and stands to win an incentive city loan.

Updated: July 17, 2013, - 08:26 PM

Hennepin, Ramsey counties approve $10 wheelage tax

Over the objections of some commissioners, the road-maintenance fee was approved for the first time in Hennepin and Ramsey counties.

Updated: July 16, 2013, - 08:24 PM

Assessment issue divides St. Paul landlord, wine bar’s owner

Owner of Bin in St. Paul says her landlord wants to charge her for widening of sidewalk, which he denies.

Updated: July 15, 2013, - 08:22 PM

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