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

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

St. Paul City Council, mayor clash over street improvements

St. Paul City Council members, embarrassed by the city’s crumbling roads and frustrated by what they consider an ineffective mayoral...

Updated: June 11, 2014, - 09:48 PM

City hall aide wins St. Paul community service award

Chris Rider, a friendly face at St. Paul City Hall where she has worked for more than 25 years as...

Updated: June 10, 2014, - 07:51 PM

Soon-to-launch Green Line's role as a growth engine is so-so

At least $80 million has been invested over the past eight years, and there are concerns about whether the public investment will meet the goals of improving the economic bottom line.

Updated: May 31, 2014, - 06:13 AM

Investment along Green Line tops $2.5 billion

The Met Council called the money just the start, while Metro Transit said the trains will pick up speed.

Updated: May 15, 2014, - 05:22 AM

Now it's the Latimer Library in St. Paul

The downtown library will be renamed next month after the former mayor.

Updated: May 08, 2014, - 09:58 PM

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