Kevin Giles

Reporter | East Metro
Phone: 651-925-5037
Suburban reporter Kevin Giles covers Washington County government and news throughout northern Washington County, such as public policy, transportation, prosecution and courts, prisons and the St. Croix River watershed.

Recent content from Kevin Giles

Scandia man, cited in alligator incident last year, dies in car crash

William St. Sauver’s car caught fire Sunday night. He was the only occupant.

Updated: July 07, 2014, - 10:38 PM

Crossing, and protecting, a gem of a St. Croix River

As the giant piers of a new four-lane commuter bridge rise from the St. Croix River, millions of dollars are quietly being spent to protect the blue ribbon waterway from environmental decay.

Updated: July 07, 2014, - 09:35 PM

Feb. 22: Condemnations among land purchases for bridge

Wisconsin agency spent $1.68 million to buy right of way for a new highway. Work on the Washington County side of the project now is in full swing.

Updated: July 07, 2014, - 09:34 PM

Washington County deputies will help police All-Star Game activities in Minneapolis

Seven Washington County deputies will join hundreds of other police officers in Minneapolis to patrol the downtown neighborhood during next...

Updated: July 05, 2014, - 03:00 PM

Strokes for new folks: 3M opens Tartan Park course to public

The corporation says it values community stewardship, but golf course use also had been declining.

Updated: July 05, 2014, - 02:00 PM

In Washington County, all eyes are on the rivers

The swollen Mississippi and Lower St. Croix rivers continue to rise. County is stockpiling sandbags.

Updated: June 27, 2014, - 09:45 PM

Charges dropped against gun-toting St. Paul dad

Prosecution said family declined to cooperate in case again man accused of pointing a rifle at his daughter and...

Updated: June 23, 2014, - 08:34 PM

Hugo moving forward with vision for downtown

A recent study concludes the city should attract restaurants and a hotel — the first new business should “create a...

Updated: June 21, 2014, - 02:00 PM

School traffic safety under review in Washington County

One-size-fits-all approach isn’t working anymore, county engineers say. Most people drive kids to school, and road warnings often are not...

Updated: June 14, 2014, - 09:00 PM

Park and trail proposals booming in Washington County

Ideas are coming faster than parks staffers can produce master plans. Prominent big projects drive the interest.

Updated: June 07, 2014, - 02:00 PM

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