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

Embattled Stillwater mayor won't run for re-election

His private accounting business was raided by Internal Revenue Service agents in March.

Updated: May 14, 2014, - 11:42 PM

Big bond issue goes to Forest Lake voters for building overhauls

School security, energy efficiency, upgrades for arts and sports are on Forest Lake district’s wish list.

Updated: May 10, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Records document Stillwater prison in 1914

Retirees spent months sifting through boxes to rescue and preserve 100 years of documented history.

Updated: May 10, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Landfall man charged with kidnapping New York teen

They met on a street corner after starting Internet chats a year ago.

Updated: May 08, 2014, - 09:35 PM

Fired Wildcat Sanctuary employees in Pine County file whistleblower suit

The sudden dismissal of so many employees — all of whom had received positive job reviews — from the Wildcat Sanctuary was a “startling example of unlawful retaliation,” the suit said.

Updated: May 07, 2014, - 01:47 AM

Wet walk for books raises $15,000 for shipment to Africa

To Tom Warth, the oldest walker, the three-day, 50-mile hike to promote Books for Africa began to feel like work...

Updated: May 03, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Prosecutor in Little Falls murder trial is driven to defend kids

Pete Orput, a Washington County prosecutor, led the case to convict Byron Smith of murdering two Little Falls teens, but he's not celebrating a trial filled with misery.

Updated: May 01, 2014, - 07:27 AM

Plans for Washington County's rebuilt North Shop move forward

A sewer line linked to Stillwater is listed among the possible environmental improvements at the public works complex.

Updated: April 26, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Books for Africa walkers will arrive in St. Paul on Sunday

Walkers from Taylors Falls to St. Paul will raise money to send books to Somalia.

Updated: April 25, 2014, - 08:18 PM

Medal of Honor teacher training planned for Wednesday in Stillwater

Character development, says Washington County Attorney’s office, will improve public safety and keep kids in school.

Updated: April 25, 2014, - 09:34 AM

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