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

Second body in three days found in St. Croix River

A Scandia man’s body was recovered from the St. Croix River on Monday evening, just two days after the body...

Updated: May 05, 2015, - 09:25 PM

National park status lures people to St. Croix River

Superintendent Chris Stein talks about opportunities and threats in the pristine 250-mile riverway.

Updated: May 02, 2015, - 05:54 PM

Briefs: Oakdale plans to train residents in forestry

The city of Oakdale is partnering with the University of Minnesota Forest Resources Department on a pilot program for community...

Updated: May 01, 2015, - 11:28 PM

Fugitive accused in Oak Park Heights murder returned to Minnesota, appears in court

The homeless man charged with killing Nils Johnson with repeated blows from a billy club had fled to Illinois.

Updated: April 29, 2015, - 10:19 PM

After friend's OD death, teens get a reprieve

Murder charges against three Woodbury classmates were dismissed. The reason? Prosecutors said there's hope for the teens.

Updated: April 28, 2015, - 06:36 AM

Recruits train hard in the Washington County Sheriff's Office reserve program

In Washington County, backups to sheriff’s deputies train for all possible scenarios.

Updated: April 27, 2015, - 10:00 AM

What it takes to be a sheriff’s reserve in Washington Co.

In Washington County, backups to sheriff’s deputies train for all possible scenarios.

Updated: April 27, 2015, - 09:59 AM

Briefs: Grand opening of Newport Transit Station scheduled for Monday

The public can visit the Newport Transit Station at a grand opening and open house celebration from 4 to 7...

Updated: April 24, 2015, - 11:01 PM

Raising, lowering of Stillwater Lift Bridge begins for boating season

The raising and lowering of the Stillwater Lift Bridge, a major attraction for photographers on the St. Croix River, began Wednesday.

Updated: April 22, 2015, - 10:05 PM

Briefs: Money to fight aquatic invasive species in Washington County goes to six groups

Six organizations have received state grants to fight aquatic invasive species in Washington County.A two-year allocation of $202,392 from the...

Updated: April 17, 2015, - 11:52 PM

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