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

Washington County's Hardwood Creek Trail could get longer

The County Board could vote on proposal this week involving a half-mile stretch in downtown Hugo.

Updated: October 05, 2013, - 05:05 PM

Archdiocese attorney says no evidence of child porn found

Washington County is looking at the priest’s activities as far back as 1995. A victims’ advocate called for an investigation...

Updated: October 05, 2013, - 06:49 AM

National Park Service leaving historic Minnesota river site

A visitor center at Arcola Mills on the St. Croix is apparently a lost dream. The lack of money trumped...

Updated: October 04, 2013, - 09:26 PM

Washington County adoption agency merges with St. Paul agency

More children of color will be served as HOPE absorbs a St. Paul adoption agency that closed last month.

Updated: October 03, 2013, - 09:21 AM

Older prisoners bring health issues to Washington County jail

Two more nurses have been hired to keep up with basic medical needs, but “we’re not a drive-in clinic,” the...

Updated: September 28, 2013, - 10:16 PM

Ramsey County presses Washington County to join government-business alliance

East Metro Strong seeks a $750,000 grant to push for economic development built around transit.

Updated: September 28, 2013, - 04:14 PM

Oakdale mom again found guilty of killing newborn baby

Nicole Beecroft, in a second trial, is found guilty of stabbing her newborn to death. A judge decried the defendant’s...

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

Charges filed against White Bear Lake hunter who shot off-duty deputy

White Bear Lake man accused of firing shotgun at another man, knocking him down.

Updated: September 24, 2013, - 06:17 PM

Stillwater man pleads guilty in bar fight that led to death

A dispute over a drink in Stillwater resulted in death for one man, prison for another.

Updated: September 24, 2013, - 11:21 AM

In growing Hugo, library services under study

The city isn’t considering leaving the county library system, but it will look at the value of what it’s getting,...

Updated: September 21, 2013, - 04:51 PM

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