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

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

Attorneys attacking truancy in Washington County

Wayward students and their parents are told that skipping school is illegal and brings serious lifetime consequences.

Updated: May 11, 2013, - 05:51 PM

St. Croix bridge construction starts with a roar

Clear-cutting of an abandoned neighborhood and the restoration of a scenic outlook now are in full swing as preparation for...

Updated: May 11, 2013, - 12:40 PM

Zebra mussels found on barges, but St. Croix bridge work continues

Work will continue on the massive St. Croix River project.

Updated: May 04, 2013, - 03:47 PM

Washington County volunteers recognized

3 people, group receive awards in Community Thread ceremony.

Updated: May 03, 2013, - 10:45 PM

Reduced charges in Stillwater bar fight death

Murder charges would be hard to prove after hospital fall, prosecutor says.

Updated: April 30, 2013, - 12:07 PM

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