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The suit against Afton resident Jeffrey Walker and his allegedly illegal airstrip has taken off and is now flying to a jury trial in the spring.


It's been almost five years since Walker installed an airstrip on his property at 1022 Indian Trail South in Afton -- a move which Afton officials say is not permitted by city ordinance.

The case has been in and out of court, with Walker not attending the hearings and the charges being thrown out.

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.
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