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

Como Park cafe owner launches St. Paul City Council campaign

David Glass plans a run against Council Member Amy Brendmoen, whom he blames for helping bring down his business at Como Pavilion.

Updated: September 16, 2014, - 11:18 PM

Transit in Riverview Corridor getting fresh look

Ramsey County is conducting a new study of options for the route from downtown St. Paul to the Mall of...

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 11:31 PM

Suspect in killing of Mendota Heights cop indicted on murder, attempted murder charges

Dakota, Ramsey counties join forces in case of fatal shooting in West St. Paul.

Updated: September 12, 2014, - 11:10 PM

Wanted: New manager for Como Park pavilion

Read more of this blog at Paul will host a tour Friday morning of the lakeside pavilion at Como...

Updated: September 11, 2014, - 09:53 PM

Twin Cities metro counties propose 2015 property tax collections

Hennepin, Washington, Scott counties will increase property taxes, but Ramsey will not.

Updated: September 09, 2014, - 11:32 PM

Farm co-op CHS buys naming rights for Saints new stadium

CHS, based in Inver Grove Heights, stands for Cenex and Harvest States. It had $44.5 billion in revenue last year and is known best for its grain and petroleum-based businesses.

Updated: September 09, 2014, - 07:59 AM

Dec. 29, 2012: St. Paul planning panel approves plan to raze Ford plant

The company proposes to start razing the Highland Park Ford plant this spring. St. Paul's conditions include control of noise and dust.

Updated: September 04, 2014, - 03:40 PM

No wheeled recycling carts for St. Paul next year

Officials promise the carts will be provided, after the city’s recycling contract reopens for bids next year.

Updated: September 03, 2014, - 11:47 PM

Ramsey, Hennepin counties look to each other for help with juvenile program

Fewer offenders in the system has Ramsey, Hennepin counties considering a joint project for residential corrections.

Updated: September 01, 2014, - 07:53 PM

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

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