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 approves loan to renovate Grandview, Highland theaters

City approves a $166,250 loan to keep the Grandview and Highland theaters in business.

Updated: November 21, 2014, - 08:27 PM

St. Paul Saints ballpark will be green, city says

The $65 million project is following state sustainability guidelines, which officials say are similar to LEED standards.

Updated: November 20, 2014, - 07:31 PM

Journalist Jim Ragsdale dies at 64

Pancreatic cancer claims veteran political journalist.

Updated: November 20, 2014, - 04:06 PM

Two St. Paul libraries reopen with bigger, brighter look

Highland Park, Sun Ray branches remodeled to expand children’s areas, meeting space.

Updated: November 17, 2014, - 08:24 PM

Lantry won't run for re-election to St. Paul City Council next year

City Council president won’t seek re-election, but hasn’t ruled out a run for mayor in 2017.

Updated: November 14, 2014, - 07:18 PM

Macalester interested in possible purchase of house slated for teardown

The house’s recent sale didn’t take into account the college’s right of first refusal to buy the property.

Updated: November 12, 2014, - 08:40 PM

St. Paul's Tangletown in twist over teardown

City already approved lot split before Mac-Groveland neighbors were informed of the changes. Adding to their frustration: One of the...

Updated: November 12, 2014, - 05:26 AM

New St. Paul ordinance 'gives animals a chance'

A new ordinance in St. Paul giving animal shelters more flexibility and time to find homes for abandoned pets has drawn both praise and criticism. Opponents including PETA believe that restricting euthanasia will result in overcrowded shelter.

Updated: November 11, 2014, - 05:09 AM

Frank Ariss, 76, pioneering Minneapolis Tribune designer

He not only transformed the gray and staid Tribune, but in the process he forever changed the way American newspapers look and function.

Updated: November 08, 2014, - 07:14 PM

Fridley woman dies after fire breaks out in her kitchen

Officers treated after trying to rescue woman in third-floor apartment.

Updated: November 08, 2014, - 06:21 PM

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