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The end of the trail for Afton sled dogs


In just two weeks, Afton resident Mille Porslid will be embarking on a four-month expedition to Alaska, but another task will be gnawing at the back of her mind: where is she going to live?

Porslid, who currently houses 19 sled dogs on her property, has only one month to find a new home for her dogs since Afton City Council rejected her proposed kennel ordinance amendments.

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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.