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Flooding downtown might be just a distant memory for Afton.

Afton City Council entered into a grant agreement July 19 with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for a flood mitigation grant.


Afton began discussions about levee and drainage improvements about a year ago when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers informed the city it had to make improvements to its existing levee to continue in its flood program.

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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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