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

Jan. 25: Money approved for new armory, fire station in Stillwater

City’s National Guard presence will grow as battalion moves from Bloomington to joint complex in early 2016.

Updated: January 25, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Washington County Commissioner Gary Kriesel diagnosed with cancer

Gary Kriesel, who hasn’t missed any board meetings, is “taking it a day at a time.”

Updated: January 25, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Land of riches: Stillwater property promises to make a fine park

Washington County has made purchase offer to owner Elayne Aiple for 15 acres on St. Croix River.

Updated: January 18, 2014, - 02:11 PM

Two mining companies fined for St. Croix River spill

Two Minnesota companies have been fined for neglecting a massive sand mine spill that flowed into the St. Croix River...

Updated: January 16, 2014, - 07:08 PM

Ex-legislator challenges incumbent in Washington County board race

Karla Bigham said leadership is needed on the Red Rock transit project. Autumn Lehrke said she’s already providing it.

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Jan. 11: Hear that clanging? It's bridge pile driving

Vibrations from moving earth riled residents last year. Now comes work to build seven piers.

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Jan. 7, 2014: Court hears Roman Nose's parole question

Does convicted killer Tony Roman Nose deserve eventual release from prison for the brutal murder of a Woodbury woman? Or...

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 09:17 PM

Mom of boy killed in Woodbury crash upset as safety zone changed

A school bus crash into family’s van killed 3-year-old in Woodbury in 2005. Engineers say warning lights didn’t slow down drivers.

Updated: January 02, 2014, - 12:01 PM

St. Paul man pleads guilty in drunk-driving crash

Jon Ross Wentz will be sentenced in February. Two Stillwater sisters survived with serious injuries.

Updated: December 30, 2013, - 10:58 PM

Washington County running behind in economic development, consultant says

How local governments coordinate with the business world remains a hot topic of debate.

Updated: December 28, 2013, - 04:31 PM

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