Mike Kaszuba

Reporter | Politics and government
Phone: 651-222-1672
Mike Kaszuba has been a reporter at the Star Tribune for 29 years, and has covered a wide range of government agencies including the city of Minneapolis, Hennepin County and the state of Minnesota.

Recent content from Mike Kaszuba

City gave league free rent, discounted services for All-Star FanFest

The city waived $258,850 in rental fees for the 5-day baseball enthusiast event. MLB also got steep discounts for convention center security, audiovisual rentals, vacuuming and food.

Updated: July 23, 2014, - 10:39 AM

Ex-Vikings know NFL concussion deal will prompt hard choices

Critics say former Vikings All-Pro linebacker Matt Blair is typical of many of the 20,000 former NFL players who will be asked to endorse the plan: They will have to decide whether to accept it before knowing whether they will ever get a dime from it.

Updated: July 11, 2014, - 05:36 AM

Sept. 5, 2013: Ex-regulator got job at track she oversaw

Racing Commission must now ensure the industry’s ethics.

Updated: July 08, 2014, - 08:30 PM

Striking out on All-Star tickets? Go (relatively) cheap

Local baseball fans may have to bypass the main game at Target Field on July 15 or get less-desirable seating.

Updated: July 07, 2014, - 05:17 AM

Baseball lessons: The Boys of Bryant Square Park

Boys of all backgrounds learn America's pastime in south Minneapolis. The 81 youth baseball teams in Minneapolis this summer are an eight-year low.

Updated: July 06, 2014, - 08:03 AM

NFL had a long, pricey, secret Super Bowl wish list

The National Football League had a long and expensive list of confidential requests before it awarded the 2018 Super Bowl to Minneapolis.

Updated: June 09, 2014, - 11:47 AM

Taylor: NBA market is boosting value of Timberwolves

Multiple sales and a deep pool of buyers are part of the reason for the increased value of the Timberwolves, owner Glen Taylor said.

Updated: May 31, 2014, - 12:37 AM

Minneapolis hopes 2018 Super Bowl leads to bigger things

After Super Bowl, more high profile events to be sought.

Updated: May 25, 2014, - 09:09 PM

NHL concussion suit has movie 'Slap Shot' straddling a fine line

A lawsuit filed by Jack Carlson and eight others is the latest of several legal attempts to link NHL violence to head injuries.

Updated: May 08, 2014, - 11:28 PM

Wilf deal to park Dome dirt solves stadium dilemma – for a tidy sum

Officials said the deal could save as much as $1 million in construction costs, but also concede that it included a potential PR headache: the Wilfs, who were already getting significant public subsidies for the new Vikings stadium, won’t have to pay property taxes on the former parking lots while the dirt is stored there.

Updated: April 28, 2014, - 10:59 PM

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