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 murder suspect spoke of woman's death, inmates say

He’s on trial for murder in the death of Oakdale nanny.

Updated: May 29, 2013, - 08:28 PM

No-wake zone launched at St. Croix bridge site

For the next four years, a mile-long stretch of the popular river will see decreased speed limits for boats to...

Updated: May 25, 2013, - 07:56 AM

Stage is set for summer in Washington County

From Forest Lake to Cottage Grove, cities in Washington County will celebrate summer with a string of festivals.

Updated: May 24, 2013, - 11:44 PM

Heading off fatal crashes in Washington County

Many intersections in Woodbury rank among at-risk areas where steps can be taken to prevent accidents.

Updated: May 24, 2013, - 11:37 PM

Oakdale nanny stabbed 48 times, jury told

The trial of Thomas J. Fox got underway in killing of Lori Baker in her Oakdale apartment in 2011.

Updated: May 24, 2013, - 09:53 PM

New road in the works for stranded Oak Park Heights neighborhood

Officials have proposed rerouting Oak Park Heights’ Peabody Avenue, closed for the St. Croix River bridge project, to provide a...

Updated: May 22, 2013, - 08:47 PM

Pete Orput: Prosecutor at large

The Washington County attorney is about to try two high-profile murder cases, including a controversial one in Little Falls.

Updated: May 20, 2013, - 10:00 PM

Urgency needed on problem septic systems, Washington County says

Groundwater is at risk as more systems show their age. The housing recovery is leading to more inspections.

Updated: May 18, 2013, - 12:26 PM

Barges back at work on St. Croix River crossing

Three truck drivers who hauled barges to the St. Croix River with zebra mussels attached will be issued civil citations...

Updated: May 14, 2013, - 11:33 PM

Road rage: MnDOT cuts off Oak Park Heights residents

The agency closed an unsanctioned road in Oak Park Heights as part of St. Croix River bridge project.

Updated: May 13, 2013, - 11:16 PM

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