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

Briefs: Washington County students commended for 'pledge to graduate'

The Washington County attorney’s office has recognized two students who signed pledges to graduate from high school.Helena Dowler received an...

Updated: February 27, 2015, - 10:59 PM

St. Croix Riverway proves to be scenic and popular

National Park Service numbers show a huge uptick in visitation in the 255-mile park. More accurate counting helped.

Updated: February 27, 2015, - 10:57 PM

Coalition forms to pep up downtown Stillwater

The vision of the city in a post-Lift Bridge era now is in hands of a coalition of property owners....

Updated: February 23, 2015, - 10:45 PM

Washington County commissioners debate public works costs

Unforeseen costs tied to sewer line, other issues.

Updated: February 21, 2015, - 02:00 PM

Briefs: Scandia delays Log House Landing action

The Scandia City Council has postponed plans to renovate a historic boat landing in late summer.The council unanimously decided Tuesday...

Updated: February 20, 2015, - 11:32 PM

Coalition forms to pep up downtown Stillwater

The vision of the city in a post-Lift Bridge era now is in hands of property owners. ‘Common purpose’ is the goal, new chairman says.

Updated: February 20, 2015, - 11:29 PM

Briefs: 'One-stop shop' in Stillwater for wedding plans

The St. Croix Valley Wedding Showcase will be held at Washington County Historic Courthouse on Feb. 22 from noon to...

Updated: February 14, 2015, - 12:05 AM

Construction of Washington County's Point Douglas Trail will begin in 2016

Link between two river bridges will follow an abandoned rail corridor. Latest development is planning for pedestrian bridge.

Updated: February 14, 2015, - 12:04 AM

Washington County raises some fees, but not by much

The revenue from increases is intended to cover additional expenses, budget director said.

Updated: February 14, 2015, - 12:03 AM

Woodbury teen sentenced in 17-year-old girl's overdose death

Sydney Claire Johnson was a link in a drug-dealing chain that ended in Tara Fitzgerald’s death.

Updated: February 13, 2015, - 11:47 PM

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