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

Time up for Scandia's historic Tower Barn?

Preservationists say the early “tank house” merits saving. But the directors of the company that owns the building have called...

Updated: June 15, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Man pleads guilty to night of motel terror in Woodbury

26-year-old raped 4 women and shot man in violent spree.

Updated: June 13, 2013, - 09:38 PM

Man pleads guilty to 5 charges in 2012 Woodbury motel rampage

A man accused of a shooting and raping spree in a Woodbury motel in August pleaded guilty Thursday to five felony counts and will serve at least 24 years in prison.

Updated: June 13, 2013, - 02:46 PM

Michigan man charged in Stillwater bank robbery, bomb threat

The man accused of robbing a downtown Stillwater bank on Saturday warned that a bomb in his briefcase would level...

Updated: June 10, 2013, - 07:06 PM

Traffic safety a concern in Washington County

Respondents to a county survey list dangerous drivers and identity theft among their top concerns.

Updated: June 01, 2013, - 12:48 PM

Jury finds man guilty in murder of Oakdale nanny

A jury quickly found Thomas J. Fox guilty of stabbing Lori Baker to death to steal her credit card. He...

Updated: May 31, 2013, - 09:34 PM

Murder suspect denies he killed Oakdale nanny

In a rambling explanation punctuated with profanity, Thomas J. Fox told a police investigator soon after Lori Baker was found...

Updated: May 30, 2013, - 09:46 PM

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

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