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

St. Paul man sentenced in Lake Elmo crash

A St. Paul man, Jon Ross Wentz, was sent to prison Thursday for causing a head-on collision that severely injured...

Updated: February 27, 2014, - 08:55 PM

Stillwater church leads effort to prepare meals for half a million people

Trinity Lutheran Church organizes meals for half a million people. Andersen Windows and other businesses join the volunteer drive.

Updated: February 22, 2014, - 08:49 PM

Oakdale drug dealer sent to prison for man's fatal methadone overdose

Emily Frye sold methadone to Scandia man, who overdosed and died.

Updated: February 21, 2014, - 04:52 PM

Running on empty? Wells draining the metro area

Woodbury, Hugo, other cities and agencies working to reverse worrisome trend toward excessive groundwater use.

Updated: February 15, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Accused Lumberjack Days promoter pleads guilty

David Eckberg, in surprise court appearance, said he will pay off worthless checks issued in 2011.

Updated: February 14, 2014, - 11:17 PM

Prosecution seeks stiffer sentence for Oakdale mom who killed baby

Oakdale mom to face allegations of particular cruelty to a vulnerable child for stabbing her newborn 135 times.

Updated: February 14, 2014, - 08:59 PM

Feb. 10: Will St. Croix span be bridge to prosperity?

When the four-lane bridge connecting Minnesota and Wisconsin opens in 2016, it will loom as a beacon for growth in St. Croix County’s countryside.

Updated: February 10, 2014, - 07:19 AM

Permit allows rock causeway in protected St. Croix River

Driving materials to Pier 8 rather than using a barge will expedite bridge construction, MnDOT project manager says.

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 07:23 PM

On the river's edge

Finding more young stewards to protect the St. Croix starts with putting them on the water.

Updated: February 01, 2014, - 02:02 PM

Washington County wages low, outside salaries higher

Spending power of higher-paid residents who work outside the county threatens to push out service-wage neighbors, labor study says.

Updated: February 01, 2014, - 02:00 PM

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