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

Ramsey County beat: Strong advocate for St. Paul parks stepping down

After nearly 30 years as executive director of the Friends of the Parks and Trails of St. Paul and Ramsey...

Updated: June 27, 2013, - 07:22 PM

St. Paul City Council appoints Nathaniel Khaliq to interim seat

He will hold job until voters elect a council member this November to replace Melvin Carter, who is leaving to...

Updated: June 26, 2013, - 07:57 PM

Arden Hills ammunition plant demolition cycles along

Officials estimate up to 95 percent of building materials can be recycled, reducing the cost of the project for Ramsey...

Updated: June 22, 2013, - 07:01 AM

St. Paul Fire Department captain wins community award

Rick Zech honored for service with the Karl Neid Community Involvement Award.

Updated: June 18, 2013, - 08:37 PM

State slashes fines in 2010 gas explosions in Edina and St. Paul

A natural gas explosion that leveled an Edina family’s home occurred because a contractor hit a pipeline underground that it didn’t know existed despite checking ahead.

Updated: June 17, 2013, - 09:24 PM

Saints ballpark costs mounting

The Lowertown site is more polluted than first thought, adding $8.8 million to St. Paul’s cleanup tab even before the...

Updated: June 13, 2013, - 10:57 AM

$8.8 million added to St. Paul ballpark budget because of soil

The soil where the Lowertown ballpark is to be built in downtown St. Paul is more polluted than city officials believed, adding $8.8 million to the $54 million budget for the project.

Updated: June 12, 2013, - 11:17 PM

Colorful new art invades an old, distinguished St. Paul building

Mosaic On A Stick, St. Paul’s one-stop mosaic shop, has moved into a classic Wigington-designed building that needed a tenant.

Updated: June 12, 2013, - 08:01 AM

June 10: St. Paul bids farewell to Ford plant

Demolition began Monday at the 88-year-old St. Paul plant, which city leaders hope to replace with housing.

Updated: June 10, 2013, - 10:36 PM

12 vying for interim St. Paul council position

The City Council will appoint a caretaker for the open First Ward seat after Melvin Carter leaves to take state...

Updated: June 10, 2013, - 10:00 PM

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