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

Bridge in play for Grey Cloud fix

The will is there to restore free water flow, but source of funding remains under discussion.

Updated: February 16, 2013, - 04:47 PM

Coalition still wary of challenge to St. Croix bridge

Washington County and Stillwater contributed public funds to help promote the bridge even after the huge project was approved a year ago. Now Oak Park Heights is being asked for $3,000.

Updated: February 10, 2013, - 08:15 AM

Third man charged in shooting of woman believed to be gang target

The suspects reportedly thought Naressa Turner witnessed earlier slaying.

Updated: February 07, 2013, - 12:34 PM

Work begins soon on St. Croix River bridge

Initial construction on approach roads for the $676 million project is to start in April.

Updated: February 05, 2013, - 10:33 PM

Scandia is fired up over sand mine fight

City Council, planning panel in conflict over Maple Grove company's permit application.

Updated: February 04, 2013, - 09:47 AM

'Pet' wildcats are vanishing from private captivity

A 2005 Minnesota law restricts ownership and breeding, and wildlife experts report fewer problems.

Updated: February 03, 2013, - 10:12 AM

Stillwater inmate attacks 2 employees

But overall, assaults on staff have dropped since 2010.

Updated: January 31, 2013, - 10:26 PM

Grades too low, so St. Paul dad pulls AK-47, charges say

The St. Paul girl was allegedly threatened in her house with a gun her father had recently purchased.

Updated: January 25, 2013, - 09:12 PM

Fishing tackle in St. Croix lands swans in dangerous waters

A popular spot for anglers on the St. Croix is also a place where the largest waterfowl feed, and many are poisoned.

Updated: January 25, 2013, - 06:15 PM

Mahtomedi High ends police protection

Budget cuts make it the only secondary school in the county that doesn't contract for a full-time deputy. That concerns the sheriff.

Updated: January 18, 2013, - 05:36 PM

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