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

Stillwater's new elected mayor talks about the city's future

Mayor-elect Ted Kozlowski will lead the river city into a post-Lift Bridge era.

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

Stillwater mayor, citing "personal issues,” quits abruptly

The resignation of Ken Harycki comes after an IRS raid at his accounting business last spring.

Updated: November 07, 2014, - 10:27 PM

Briefs: Washington County asks for more grant money for Gateway Corridor

Washington County will increase its request to the County Transit Improvement Board (CTIB) for the Gateway Corridor work to $720,000.The...

Updated: November 06, 2014, - 11:33 PM

New Washington County Board member: 'We connected with voters'

Karla Bigham, who defeated County Board member Autumn Lehrke, said she knocked on doors since May. Her to-do list includes...

Updated: November 06, 2014, - 11:32 PM

Briefs: Popularity grows for absentee ballots in Washington County

Voters have requested more than 8,000 absentee ballots in Washington County this fall, about a 20 percent increase over the...

Updated: October 31, 2014, - 11:26 PM

Washington County considers going public with aerial photos

Offering access to mapping data would join a trend toward “free and open” technology sharing.

Updated: October 31, 2014, - 11:24 PM

Most waste at Washington County buildings now being recycled

‘Divert 70’ helped keep 45 tons of office waste out of the trash. Now the program will expand.

Updated: October 31, 2014, - 11:23 PM

Man accused in Oakdale shooting death will get another mental evaluation

Suspect’s frame of mind at the time of shooting remains in question.

Updated: October 31, 2014, - 09:02 PM

Cottage Grove council member says he missed court appearance because he wasn't notified

Council member said he was confused about when he was supposed to appear.

Updated: October 31, 2014, - 04:46 PM

Brown's Creek State Trail opens in Washington County

New Brown’s Creek Trail offers a key link between Stillwater and the Gateway State Trail.

Updated: October 30, 2014, - 09:47 PM

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