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

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

Hamline to play ball in Lowertown ballpark

The St. Paul school is signing a 25-year lease with the city to share the Lowertown facility.

Updated: August 01, 2014, - 10:01 AM

Fighting with St. Paul, Circus Juventas hunts for new home

At odds with city over its Highland Park home, Circus Juventas — a St. Paul institution — is looking to relocate its high-wire act.

Updated: July 26, 2014, - 06:32 AM

Passerby pulls trapped driver away from fiery I-35W crash

A Metro Mobility bus driver who was injured and trapped in her vehicle after a crash on I-35W was rescued by a quick-thinking motorist who came upon the fiery accident scene. Seven hours after the crash, I-35W northbound reopened.

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 11:23 PM

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