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

Park jobs on St. Croix hit by federal cuts

The sequestration stalemate is forcing budget cuts of 5 percent, affecting hiring and operations across the 90,000-acre national park.

Updated: March 25, 2013, - 06:35 PM

Libraries of the future: What's next for Washington County?

Washington County looks to sharpen its planning for how people read and learn.

Updated: March 23, 2013, - 02:01 PM

Wisconsin to begin St. Croix River bridge land purchases

New four-lane highway will take cars out of the river valley.

Updated: March 15, 2013, - 12:02 AM

City investigation into Bayport administrator ends

City declines to pursue misconduct probe as Mitch Berg’s last day approached.

Updated: March 09, 2013, - 04:31 PM

Washington County's housing sales revving up

Buyers are looking hard at existing homes, but many sellers waiting for prices to rise.

Updated: March 09, 2013, - 03:35 PM

Washington County Board, cities look to boost businesses

Commissioners say they want to encourage economic development.

Updated: March 02, 2013, - 06:22 PM

Court to Washington County: Leave landowner alone

Brent Reibel fought against a road easement on his land at Big Marine Lake. A Washington County judge ruled in...

Updated: March 01, 2013, - 08:53 PM

Washington County sheriff's deputy charged in drug theft

The Oakdale man who is facing three felony counts stole prescription pills from drug takeback program, charges say.

Updated: February 27, 2013, - 11:53 PM

Scandia City Council grants permit for sand mine

City Council grants permit, but several residents say the decision endangers the St. Croix River.

Updated: February 23, 2013, - 06:20 PM

Washington County briefs: Oak Park Heights donates to bridge coalition

On the strength of a 3-2 vote, the Oak Park Heights City Council recently donated $3,000 to the coalition that’s...

Updated: February 23, 2013, - 06:20 PM

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