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

Annual snapshot: Washington County safer, happier, richer

Fortunes improve in most government services, wither in a few others. An annual report tracks which trends need more attention.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 07:47 PM

Expanded roads, new trails proposed for big Woodbury business development

As many as 2,000 people could work at the former State Farm campus. The City Council will vote soon.

Updated: July 21, 2014, - 04:25 AM

Pine County wildcat refuge director claims bullying by ex-workers

In response to lawsuit, Tammy Thies cited their intrusions and threats.

Updated: July 17, 2014, - 07:46 AM

Tanks! Passerby drags Cambridge man, 86, from fire before oxygen tanks blow up

Firefighters dodged exploding oxygen tanks as the Cambridge man’s mobile home burned.

Updated: July 13, 2014, - 08:06 AM

Washington County forging a new direction with its libraries

Commissioners call for plenty of public involvement to figure out what borrowers want.

Updated: July 12, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Agate hunters causing worry at St. Croix highway construction site

Law enforcement asked to nab hobbyists who trespass on St. Croix Bridge work zone.

Updated: July 11, 2014, - 11:04 PM

Scandia man, cited in alligator incident last year, dies in car crash

William St. Sauver’s car caught fire Sunday night. He was the only occupant.

Updated: July 07, 2014, - 10:38 PM

Crossing, and protecting, a gem of a St. Croix River

As the giant piers of a new four-lane commuter bridge rise from the St. Croix River, millions of dollars are quietly being spent to protect the blue ribbon waterway from environmental decay.

Updated: July 07, 2014, - 09:35 PM

Feb. 22: Condemnations among land purchases for bridge

Wisconsin agency spent $1.68 million to buy right of way for a new highway. Work on the Washington County side of the project now is in full swing.

Updated: July 07, 2014, - 09:34 PM

Washington County deputies will help police All-Star Game activities in Minneapolis

Seven Washington County deputies will join hundreds of other police officers in Minneapolis to patrol the downtown neighborhood during next...

Updated: July 05, 2014, - 03:00 PM

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