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's top leaders given pay increases, but not County Board

Concern over remaining competitive and retaining good employees leads to more money for sheriff, county attorney and top administrator.

Updated: December 19, 2014, - 10:39 PM

Early Christmas cards reached across the miles to Stillwater

Early Christmas postcards, gifts in vivid color, reached across the miles. Families in Stillwater and Scandia saved many of them.

Updated: December 19, 2014, - 10:38 PM

Former Stillwater mayor charged in fraud scheme

Federal prosecutors allege that Ken Harycki helped a home health company defraud Medicaid and avoid taxes.

Updated: December 17, 2014, - 10:44 PM

Washington County declares war on aquatic pests

Washington County officials seek new ideas as invasive species spread to more lakes.

Updated: December 17, 2014, - 09:48 PM

Briefs: Scammer poses as Washington County sheriff's deputy

A man pretending he’s a law enforcement officer has been contacting Washington County residents telling them they must obtain a...

Updated: December 12, 2014, - 11:03 PM

Washington County story times turn a page

Stories read from good old-fashioned print books remain in high demand at Washington County libraries, where nearly 19,000 people will...

Updated: December 12, 2014, - 10:59 PM

Washington County declares war on aquatic pests

As invasive species foul more lakes, urgency over preserving water quality becomes a greater priority.

Updated: December 12, 2014, - 10:58 PM

Stillwater man who taught in Wisconsin jailed for sex with two students

Describing himself as a teacher who had engaged in “unethical, immoral and ultimately illegal actions” with two girls who were...

Updated: December 10, 2014, - 09:30 PM

Washington County Fair adds more land

The 23-acre property includes a barn. In an unrelated development, fairgrounds are under consideration for a park-and-ride lot.

Updated: December 06, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Washington County man found guilty of kidnapping New York girl

Michael Goerlich, who met 14-year-old online, is being held without bail.

Updated: December 03, 2014, - 09:48 PM

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