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

Even after 50 years, St. Paul wrestles with Thompson murder for hire

T. Eugene Thompson’s coldblooded plot to kill his wife, Carol, rattled St. Paul’s sense of innocence.

Updated: November 29, 2013, - 11:59 PM

St. Paul ousts Como Pavilion food, beverage vendor

Black Bear Crossings responds with a lawsuit and claims racial discrimination by city of St. Paul.

Updated: November 26, 2013, - 07:36 PM

Ramsey County extends yard waste site times

Residents will get an extra weekend to drop off material because of bad weather.

Updated: November 25, 2013, - 08:55 PM

Another coming of age moment for Twin Cities Hmong community

St. Paul City Council now has its first Hmong-American member, with Minneapolis about to do the same.

Updated: November 21, 2013, - 11:38 PM

Streetcar proposals are rolling along in St. Paul, Minneapolis

St. Paul prefers a route along 7th St. while Minneapolis approves ongoing studies for its own lines.

Updated: November 20, 2013, - 05:26 AM

St. Paul's Chris Coleman takes on top national urban position

He’s the fourth Minnesota mayor in the past 30 years to lead the National League of Cities.

Updated: November 16, 2013, - 05:46 AM

Amtrak arrival at St. Paul's Union Depot now early 2014

Despite recent delays, the train will soon be coming. Officials have approved a 20-year lease.

Updated: November 13, 2013, - 12:14 AM

Dai Thao wins St. Paul Council seat; he's first Hmong member

Thao, 38, was named the unofficial winner Monday of a hand count by the Ramsey County elections office of reallocated ballots in the First Ward ranked-choice election.

Updated: November 11, 2013, - 11:13 PM

Coleman easily wins third term in St. Paul

The mayor wants to address education, economic gaps

Updated: November 06, 2013, - 12:31 AM

Artwork is on track at Union Depot

The newly refurbished St. Paul transit hub is home to several contemporary pieces that reference Minnesota and movement.

Updated: November 01, 2013, - 09:59 PM

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