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The St. Croix River is expected to crest this weekend at a height of 87.7 feet.

Rising waters prompt emergency declaration in Afton

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Afton has officially declared an emergency.

Afton City Council held an emergency special council meeting Thursday to not only discuss the city’s flood preparations but also to pass a Declaration of State of Emergency.


Afton and other communities on the St. Croix River have found themselves facing rising floodwaters.

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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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