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

Off-duty Woodbury police dog dies

The K-9 was fearless in apprehending suspects, officials said. The dog’s death was unexpected.

Updated: December 28, 2013, - 06:45 AM

Commissioner buys Newport bar in transit development area

In her public role, Autumn Lehrke influences policy and spending in Newport. In her business role, she bought a bar...

Updated: December 21, 2013, - 10:05 PM

On the road with a Washington County deputy and his K-9 Zeke

For a while, it’s silent as a lamb. Then the scene turns to chaos. That’s how it goes at the...

Updated: December 21, 2013, - 02:56 PM

Washington County Board won't get a pay increase in 2014

But 5 percent raises are going to the sheriff, county attorney and county administrator.

Updated: December 21, 2013, - 02:00 PM

I-94 crashes near Hudson Bridge stalled overnight traffic for hours

A vehicle spun out causing a semitrailer truck to jackknife, hit a guardrail and tip over, authorities on the scene said. Two other vehicles then hit the semi.

Updated: December 17, 2013, - 04:39 AM

Washington County judge throws out Lily Lake wrongful death lawsuit

Susan Miles wrote that Jack Erenberg, 9, died from a parasite and that the government was not culpable.

Updated: December 14, 2013, - 04:44 PM

City leaders in Hugo hope to someday shut off the tap

Stormwater will provide irrigation in three major projects. Someday, it could be adapted for other uses.

Updated: December 14, 2013, - 02:00 PM

President of St. Paul's Cretin-Derham Hall will retire in 2015

As leader of the Catholic high school for 24 years, he presided over an era of growth in students, endowments...

Updated: December 11, 2013, - 09:36 PM

Stillwater assailant gets six years in prison for deadly bar attack

Eric Richard’s punches in the 2012 incident severely injured Adam McCloud, who later died.

Updated: December 10, 2013, - 10:04 PM

Nobody attends Washington County budget hearing

Washington County commissioners appealed to an empty room for comment on the proposed 2014 tax levy.

Updated: December 07, 2013, - 03:58 PM

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