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It has been four years since the Washington County Sheriff's Department erected its 800 megahertz telecommunications tower, or monopine, in the Afton Hills neighborhood in Afton, but it's still a topic of concern in the city.


Afton City Council discussed the monopine during its Dec. 18 meeting.

As part of the conditional-use permit for the tower, a residential house, which was already located at the tower site, had to remain and be maintained by renters.

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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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