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

Stillwater assailant gets six years in prison for deadly bar attack

Eric Richard’s punches in the 2012 incident severely injured Adam McCloud, who later died.

Updated: December 10, 2013, - 10:04 PM

Nobody attends Washington County budget hearing

Washington County commissioners appealed to an empty room for comment on the proposed 2014 tax levy.

Updated: December 07, 2013, - 03:58 PM

Early Washington County tax notice doesn't include school levies

Residents can address concerns about the 2014 budget to the County Board at a public hearing on Tuesday.

Updated: November 30, 2013, - 04:44 PM

New chief ranger named at St. Croix National Scenic Riverway

Mathew Jacobsen will take charge of law enforcement, emergency services, lands program.

Updated: November 30, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Recycling kicks into overdrive in Washington County

New county pilot project “to practice what we preach” is seeking 70 percent reduction in garbage volume.

Updated: November 23, 2013, - 02:00 PM

James R. Trudeau: Sheriff, civic leader and a warm heart for youth

Jim Trudeau, who died Nov. 16, is remembered as law enforcement officer with a big heart and calming demeanor.

Updated: November 23, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Stillwater man who taught in Wisconsin accused of sex with students

Former Grantsburg history teacher Matthew Koenen allegedly invited teen girls to Stillwater home, charges say.

Updated: November 22, 2013, - 08:07 AM

Local promoters win scramble for Stillwater's summer festival

The City Council acknowledges it’s a risky move and warns that residents and businesses had better embrace “the Locals” financially...

Updated: November 16, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Pine County wildcat refuge loses support of some donors

Several longtime donors who have invested thousands of dollars and hundreds of volunteer hours in Minnesota’s only certified refuge for large wildcats have withdrawn their support over suspicions of financial mismanagement.

Updated: November 15, 2013, - 10:35 AM

Shafts finished for new St. Croix River bridge

All 40 caissons, also known as drilled shafts, that will support foundations for the bridge are complete.

Updated: November 09, 2013, - 05:23 PM

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