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Afton City Council discussed the Washington County Sheriff's Office's intentions to remove the residence currently sitting on Afton's tower site during its Dec. 18 meeting.

Tower issues rise up again in Afton

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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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