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 running ahead on romance

Voting continues as “the smaller, quieter” Twin City is one of 20 contenders for 10Best’s top North American romantic getaway.

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 10:58 PM

St. Paul's East Side raise concerns about Dorothy Day site

St. Paul forms a committee to get feedback on the site, which some fear will lead to congestion and further concentration of the poor.

Updated: January 06, 2014, - 09:34 PM

St. Paul Port Authority bids on Macy's store after previous deal falls apart

A deal for the downtown St. Paul space is expected to go through by the end of January. Two previous...

Updated: January 04, 2014, - 06:39 AM

Mayor Coleman rededicates St. Paul to closing the achievement gap

Chris Coleman on Friday dedicated his third term as St. Paul mayor to closing the achievement gap between white and...

Updated: January 03, 2014, - 08:54 PM

St. Paul maintains high bond rating

Strong S&P rating reflects city’s strong management and budget performance, agency’s report says.

Updated: January 02, 2014, - 09:31 PM

Dec. 18: Hennepin and Ramsey counties pass budgets

Hennepin plans 7.5 percent annual raises for many workers, while Ramsey holds the line on property tax collections.

Updated: December 22, 2013, - 08:47 PM

New plans for St. Paul's Dorothy Day Center for homeless

Dorothy Day Center would be replaced by three new buildings.

Updated: December 20, 2013, - 12:01 AM

Ford to preserve pieces of St. Paul assembly plant

Features of the historic facade will be saved before the assembly building in St. Paul’s Highland Park neighborhood comes down.

Updated: December 19, 2013, - 09:14 PM

Dec. 14: Como Zoo's orangutans pull in $66K jackpot

Como orangutan Jaya enjoys the usual monkey business on his birthday, draws $66K donation.

Updated: December 14, 2013, - 06:17 PM

Twin Cities snow plowing would be fine except for cars, temps ...

The perception — at least in St. Paul — that Minneapolis does a better job with winter street clearing ignores the fact that both cities struggle with the same obstacles every time snow flies and temperatures plunge: hundreds of miles of streets lined with parked cars.

Updated: December 12, 2013, - 10:07 PM

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