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 bans sale of cheap cigars, hoping to curb appeal to youth

City Council passes ordinance dictating minimum prices to deter sales to minors.

Updated: August 29, 2014, - 12:09 AM

City council member wants parks chief out in wake of $800,000 settlement

City Council Member Dan Bostrom said the city parks director should lose his job over the issue.

Updated: August 28, 2014, - 03:49 PM

Midway Stadium to lose father figure as well as St. Paul Saints

After nearly six decades working at St. Paul’s municipal ballparks, the dream job is ending for good for Bob Klepperich.

Updated: August 27, 2014, - 12:12 AM

10-year plan calls for private parks to help green up Green Line

It also underscores the widely held belief that downtown Minneapolis could use some additional greening.

Updated: August 27, 2014, - 12:01 AM

Candyland sues snack firms over use of 'Chicago mix' popcorn label

Brenda Lamb didn’t want to go to court. It costs a lot of money, and you can never be sure...

Updated: August 22, 2014, - 12:03 AM

Return of copters to Twin Cities surprises, alarms residents

The Blackhawk helicopters roaring not-so-high overhead are an Army regiment doing urban training exercises through Thursday.

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 10:46 AM

With donation, St. Paul Garden Club seeks Rice Park makeover

With a $46,000 donation from the St. Paul Garden Club in hand, the city can look into plans for refreshing...

Updated: August 18, 2014, - 11:15 PM

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman plans road rebuilding, paid parental leave for 2015

Mayor Chris Coleman becomes the road warrior as he outlines a plan to fix city streets as a budget priority...

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 10:47 PM

Man shot dead at Arden Hills gas station; police looking for BMW

Two men pulled into an Arden Hills gas station in a BMW on Monday morning, with one of them fatally shooting the other in the parking lot before fleeing, authorities said. Several witnesses were interviewed by authorities.

Updated: August 11, 2014, - 11:36 PM

Money shuffle among projects raises concerns

St. Paul is expected to OK a shift in funds to complete two bikeways, angering backers of other projects in...

Updated: August 11, 2014, - 09:52 PM

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