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

Plenty of local races on ballots in Washington County

County voters will decide races ranging from governor to U.S. Senate, mayors to commissioners.

Updated: October 17, 2014, - 11:01 PM

Washington County projects cut flow of contaminants

Rain gardens and ravine reconstruction are among the efforts undertaken.

Updated: October 11, 2014, - 12:02 AM

Nation's high court rejects Roman Nose appeal

Case closes for man who killed classmate in her Woodbury home in 2001.

Updated: October 07, 2014, - 11:49 PM

Many colors fill the St. Croix River Valley

Autumn’s peak season soon will bring an explosion of color. Brightest leaves will come from sugar maples and pin oaks.

Updated: October 04, 2014, - 05:35 PM

Mom tasered, arrested as she tried to take her child at Cottage Grove school

Charges include attempting to take a police officer’s firearm.

Updated: October 03, 2014, - 10:43 PM

State sees more deaths from overdoses than traffic accidents

The trend has alarmed and frustrated local law enforcement officials, who say they’re seeing no end to arrests and prosecutions.

Updated: October 02, 2014, - 11:16 PM

Paving of new Browns Creek State Trail begins

It’s not open for walking and cycling yet, but the asphalt signals an end to three years of negotiations and...

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 11:28 PM

Strong job growth projected along Gateway transit route

Planners expect job growth between St. Paul and Woodbury along proposed BRT line.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 09:33 PM

Washington County collecting tons of unused drugs

Washington County may hit four tons of disposed medicines by year’s end in its drug takeback efforts.

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 08:10 PM

In Scandia, residents work together to resolve erosion at unpaved boat landing

Sediment flow into St. Croix River needs solution, but what?

Updated: September 19, 2014, - 11:35 PM

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