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 beat: Kellogg Boulevard's namesake is Peace Prize winner, not cereal

Kellogg Boulevard may be the most misunderstood street in St. Paul. If you asked the thousands who drive the downtown...

Updated: August 22, 2013, - 07:19 PM

Minn. energy-savings projects get a boost from St. Paul Port Authority

Statewide PACE program to get $10 million to make loans to cities.

Updated: August 21, 2013, - 08:28 PM

Coleman: No tax levy increase for St. Paul in 2014

Increased state aid will make up much of the difference in financing next year’s budget, which has a strong focus...

Updated: August 14, 2013, - 09:13 PM

3 ideas for St. Paul vie for $1 million

Minnesota residents are now voting online and in person for a winner in the Forever St. Paul Challenge.

Updated: August 13, 2013, - 09:08 PM

Strip Club owners to open new eatery in St. Paul's Lowertown

St. Paul is expected to approve a restaurant/bar lease for the owners of the city’s popular East Side steak and fish eatery.

Updated: August 13, 2013, - 10:48 AM

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

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