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

No-wake rules now in effect on St. Croix River

Most boaters not yet hitting the water as river levels are still 3 feet below flood stage.

Updated: April 17, 2014, - 07:03 AM

Supreme Court rules killer of Woodbury teen must stay in prison for life

State high court says the killer of a Woodbury teenager is not eligible for retroactive sentence.

Updated: April 16, 2014, - 11:29 PM

Lake Elmo edges toward smoother library relations with Washington County

The city, erasing building debt, finds money to restore e-books to residents with paid county subscriptions.

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

Newport transit station will be linked to fiber optic network

Technology will allow improvements such as library book kiosks, Wi-Fi connections.

Updated: April 05, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Going inside the Washington County Sheriff's Office

Citizens Academy taught all about decisions that deputies make everyday. We learned that even with all the training and skills,...

Updated: April 05, 2014, - 02:00 PM

It's done: Stillwater City Council approves deal with new summer festival

Family-oriented Log Jam turns corner on era of regional parties. City hires an events director.

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 02:00 PM

IRS, FBI agents raid Stillwater mayor's accounting business

Agents with the FBI, ATF, Internal Revenue Service and the inspector general’s office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday morning raided the accounting business owned by Stillwater Mayor Ken Harycki.

Updated: March 21, 2014, - 12:49 PM

Hugo seeks bonding money for stormwater reuse project

City, which wants to begin first irrigation projects this spring, hopes to save 54 million gallons of well water.

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

Builder chosen for White Bear Lake library improvements

Ramsey County has selected Knutson Construction to join the team that will update and expand the White Bear Lake library,...

Updated: March 08, 2014, - 10:43 AM

Eye in the air: Washington County updates aerial photography

Licensing prevents publishing 3-D images, but there’s no doubt they’re public record and accessible, a data practices attorney says.

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

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