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Monday's frigid weather didn't stop workers from starting work to erect a Afton's "monopine" tower at 15326 Afton Hills Court. Staff photo by Amber Kispert

Stealth tower raised -- finally

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Afton's "stealth" tower -- one that masquerades as a pine tree -- has finally taken root in Afton.

The radio communications tower, which hasn't exactly been welcomed with open arms in Afton, is located at 15326 Afton Hills Court.


A work crew endured a frigid blast of winter weather to begin installation of the main portion of the tower on Dec. 15. It is expected to be in place by Thursday afternoon.

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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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