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

In Bayport, 125 years of an all-volunteer fire department

Anniversary celebration recalls struggles before Bayport, known earlier as South Stillwater, gave up the bucket brigade.

Updated: September 14, 2013, - 05:23 PM

Washington County will assess small property tax increase in 2014

More Sunday hours at some libraries are in the mix as commissioners vote in favor of a preliminary budget and...

Updated: September 14, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Federal judge to talk Thursday in Stillwater about opening secret files of JFK assassination

John Tunheim, a federal judge who led independent review board, will speak at history event in Stillwater.

Updated: September 14, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Obituary: Edward Wentzlaff, Pearl Harbor survivor

Possibly the last Minnesota survivor of the USS Arizona battleship from the infamous Pearl Harbor bombing attack has died and...

Updated: September 11, 2013, - 09:33 PM

Metro's last outdoor theater beats the odds with digital conversion

State’s five remaining drive-ins are trying to overcome the latest test for a once-thriving summer industry.

Updated: September 07, 2013, - 02:00 PM

At the hub of Stillwater traffic controversy, a family grocery store

Len’s Family Foods, worried what the loss of customer parking will mean for its business, opposes any changes to a...

Updated: September 07, 2013, - 02:00 PM

In east metro, a push to build economic prosperity is gaining traction

Ramsey County proposes an arrangement with Washington and Dakota counties built around transportation.

Updated: August 31, 2013, - 05:06 PM

Grant official not immune to lawsuit, Appeals Court says

The appellate opinion affirms a lower-court ruling saying a complaint to the sheriff didn’t constitute “public participation.”

Updated: August 31, 2013, - 02:24 PM

Alligator surprises anglers on Goose Lake in Washington County

Clyde, a three-foot alligator, was killed by a DNR officer, but a search was underway for Bonnie.

Updated: August 29, 2013, - 09:30 PM

In Washington County, rain, fire and now sewage test public works crew

Washington County’s “north shop” has deteriorated to the point where employees now must use portable bathrooms.

Updated: August 27, 2013, - 08:32 PM

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