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

Financing brings new hope for blighted areas in Oakdale

Special tax districts will allow the city to proceed with redevelopment. One commissioner raises questions about state’s role in agreement.

Updated: June 29, 2013, - 04:20 PM

Construction begins this fall on Browns Creek State Trail

Money is now available to build a critical bridge over a busy Washington County road.

Updated: June 29, 2013, - 04:19 PM

In Washington County, Veterans Court exposes the dark side to war

Veterans Court finding more business as vets returning from Iraq and Afghanistan struggle with their demons.

Updated: June 22, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Time up for Scandia's historic Tower Barn?

Preservationists say the early “tank house” merits saving. But the directors of the company that owns the building have called...

Updated: June 15, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Man pleads guilty to night of motel terror in Woodbury

26-year-old raped 4 women and shot man in violent spree.

Updated: June 13, 2013, - 09:38 PM

Man pleads guilty to 5 charges in 2012 Woodbury motel rampage

A man accused of a shooting and raping spree in a Woodbury motel in August pleaded guilty Thursday to five felony counts and will serve at least 24 years in prison.

Updated: June 13, 2013, - 02:46 PM

Michigan man charged in Stillwater bank robbery, bomb threat

The man accused of robbing a downtown Stillwater bank on Saturday warned that a bomb in his briefcase would level...

Updated: June 10, 2013, - 07:06 PM

Traffic safety a concern in Washington County

Respondents to a county survey list dangerous drivers and identity theft among their top concerns.

Updated: June 01, 2013, - 12:48 PM

Jury finds man guilty in murder of Oakdale nanny

A jury quickly found Thomas J. Fox guilty of stabbing Lori Baker to death to steal her credit card. He...

Updated: May 31, 2013, - 09:34 PM

Murder suspect denies he killed Oakdale nanny

In a rambling explanation punctuated with profanity, Thomas J. Fox told a police investigator soon after Lori Baker was found...

Updated: May 30, 2013, - 09:46 PM

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