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 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

Early Washington County tax notice doesn't include school levies

Residents can address concerns about the 2014 budget to the County Board at a public hearing on Tuesday.

Updated: November 30, 2013, - 04:44 PM

New chief ranger named at St. Croix National Scenic Riverway

Mathew Jacobsen will take charge of law enforcement, emergency services, lands program.

Updated: November 30, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Recycling kicks into overdrive in Washington County

New county pilot project “to practice what we preach” is seeking 70 percent reduction in garbage volume.

Updated: November 23, 2013, - 02:00 PM

James R. Trudeau: Sheriff, civic leader and a warm heart for youth

Jim Trudeau, who died Nov. 16, is remembered as law enforcement officer with a big heart and calming demeanor.

Updated: November 23, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Stillwater man who taught in Wisconsin accused of sex with students

Former Grantsburg history teacher Matthew Koenen allegedly invited teen girls to Stillwater home, charges say.

Updated: November 22, 2013, - 08:07 AM

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